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.
This is the last train of the day.
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1 h 58 m
2 h 36 m
Trains per day
Of the 9 trains that leave Darlington for Manchester every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||77 miles (124 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||£36 (€41)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||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 Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £36, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Darlington and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Darlington and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.
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 Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.
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