The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Darlington to London will cost around £ 76 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 50.
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2 h 22 m
2 h 32 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Darlington for London every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 349 km distance in an average of 2 h 32 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 22 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||216 miles (348 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||£68 (€77)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||London North Eastern Railway|
Trains from Darlington to London cover the 216 miles (348 km) long route taking on average 2 h 22 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £50, but the average price of train tickets is £68. Travellers depart most frequently from Darlington and arrive in London Victoria.
There are regular direct rail connections from Darlington station to London King's Cross on the East Coast Mainline. Weekday and Saturday timetables offer trains roughly every half hour from early morning until late evening, with most services taking a little over two and a half hours to reach the capital from the north-east. Indirect connections requiring one change of train en route offer frequent additional options for travellers on the route south.
The majority of rail services between Darlington and London are provided by London North Eastern Railway (LNER). Some indirect services on this route also use CrossCountry, First Transpennine Express and Grand Central services from Darlington with a change to LNER trains at York or Doncaster.
The fastest train journeys from Darlington to London take 2 hours and 21 minutes to cover the 216 mile route south to London. Most services take 15 to 20 minutes longer, while some indirect connections take longer than three hours.
The weekday schedule offers frequent direct trains from Darlington to London King's Cross, departing every half hour from the early morning and continuing throughout the day until just before 10:00 p.m. Sunday services are slightly reduced, with a first departure from Darlington just after 8:00 a.m. Indirect services requiring one change of train add numerous options to the daily timetable.
Departure train station: Darlington station is located half a mile south-east of the city centre, served by bus stops on Victoria Road and Parkgate. The station has a taxi rank at the main entrance and the concourse offers cash machines and a selection of cafes and shops.
Arrival train station: All trains from Darlington to London arrive at London King's Cross. Situated on the northern edge of central London, the station is readily serviced with numerous public transport links including bus stops on Euston Road and Underground connections on the Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan and Victoria lines. The modern concourse offers a variety of international restaurants, supermarkets, cafes and the world-famous Harry Potter store.
Omio customers book a train from Darlington to London Victoria most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Darlington, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Darlington.
The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of London.
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