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Train Information from Darlington to Manchester

distanceDistance77 miles (124 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price£35 (€39)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFirst Transpennine Express

Trains from Darlington to Manchester cover the 77 miles (124 km) long route taking on average 1 h 51 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £35, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Darlington and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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Trains from Darlington to Manchester
Travel by train to Manchester 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 Manchester.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets to Manchester from Darlington cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Manchester from Darlington for as low as £20  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Darlington to Manchester on average?
The Darlington to Manchester train ticket price is on average £35  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance from Darlington to Manchester via train?
The Darlington to Manchester train distance is approximately 77 miles (124 km).
How long does it take from Darlington to Manchester by train?
The Darlington to Manchester train duration is on average 1 h 51 min, which is to be expected when travelling 77 miles (124 km) between Darlington and Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Darlington and arrival train station in Manchester?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Darlington   and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the train station in Darlington? Where is the train station in Manchester?

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, Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Manchester.

Which train providers can take me to Manchester from Darlington?
If you're looking for trains from Darlington to Manchester, you can rely on First Transpennine Express to get you to Manchester. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Darlington to Manchester journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I purchase a direct train from Darlington to Manchester?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Darlington to Manchester, and you can find a direct train for this route with First Transpennine Express  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many train services per day are there to Manchester from Darlington?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Darlington to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Darlington to Manchester? When is the last train from Darlington to Manchester?
The earliest train departing from Darlington to Manchester leaves at 07: 18. The last train departing from Darlington to Manchester leaves at 10: 17. You can find the latest Darlington to Manchester train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Darlington to Manchester train tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket to Manchester from Darlington within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £35 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Darlington and Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Darlington
Manchester
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 to Manchester from Darlington.