Darlington to London train

Cheap train tickets from Darlington to London

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

£45

Average

£87

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.

Cheapest
06:31Darlington2h38 09:09London Kings Cross
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£451One-way
07:02Darlington2h34 09:36London Kings Cross
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£591One-way
05:58Darlington2h42 08:40London Kings Cross
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£781One-way
05:17Darlington2h52 08:09London Kings Cross
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£781One-way
08:02Darlington2h39 10:41London Kings Cross
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£961One-way

Train schedule Darlington to London

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05:17Darlington2h52 08:09London Kings Cross
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05:58Darlington2h42 08:40London Kings Cross
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06:31Darlington2h38 09:09London Kings Cross
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07:02Darlington2h34 09:36London Kings Cross
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07:32Darlington2h31 10:03London Kings Cross
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08:02Darlington2h39 10:41London Kings Cross
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Fastest train times from Darlington to London

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 31 m

Average

2 h 39 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

349 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Darlington for London every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
07:32Darlington2h31 10:03London Kings Cross
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£1631One-way
07:02Darlington2h34 09:36London Kings Cross
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£591One-way
06:31Darlington2h38 09:09London Kings Cross
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£451One-way
08:02Darlington2h39 10:41London Kings Cross
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£961One-way
05:58Darlington2h42 08:40London Kings Cross
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£781One-way

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Overview: Train from Darlington to London

distanceDistance216 miles (348 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£50 (€57)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country, Grand Central Trains or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Darlington to London cover the 216 miles (348 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 21 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Grand Central Trains or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £40, but the average price of train tickets is £50. Travellers depart most frequently from Darlington and arrive in London Victoria.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Darlington to London

You can travel by train to London from Darlington with CrossCountry for as low as £40. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Darlington and London you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Are you making plans to travel from Darlington to London? Why not take a train with CrossCountry? Omio can show you current CrossCountry train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Darlington to London trains all in one place. On the CrossCountry train, you can expect to travel 216 miles (348 km) to London from Darlington. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Darlington to London, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way CrossCountry train to London from Darlington, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

    Trains from Darlington to London

    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.  

    Which train companies travel from Darlington to London?

    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. 

    How long is the train from Darlington to London?

    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.

    How many trains are there from Darlington to London?

    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. 

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Darlington to London?

    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. 

    Travel Tips: Trains from Darlington to London

    Travel by train to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Darlington to London.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Darlington to London for as little as £40  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Darlington to London train price to come in at an average of £50  one way.
    The distance from Darlington to London by train is approximately 216 miles (348 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 216 miles (348 km) to London from Darlington can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Darlington to London is on average 2 h 21 min.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Darlington   to London Victoria.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Darlington, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

    For the best Darlington to London train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country, Grand Central Trains or London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to London from Darlington to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Darlington to London. You can look to travel with London North Eastern Railway  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
    On average, there are 25 trains a day from Darlington to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train for this route departs from Darlington at 04: 58. The last train leaves from Darlington at 21: 48. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Darlington to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Darlington to London is on average £50 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Darlington to London available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Darlington
    London
    The major railway station for departures from Darlington is Darlington. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Darlington for your trip between Darlington and London.

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