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.
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2 h 39 m
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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.
|Distance||216 miles (348 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 21 min|
|Average train ticket price||£50 (€57)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Cross 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.
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 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!
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 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.
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