Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Darlington

Showing times and prices for 20 Jan

Cheapest

£21

Average

£53

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 Edinburgh to Darlington will cost around £ 53 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 21.

Cheapest
09:30Edinburgh Waverley1h56 11:26Darlington
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£211One-way
09:00Edinburgh Waverley1h58 10:58Darlington
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£361One-way
08:00Edinburgh Waverley2h01 10:01Darlington
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£381One-way
08:30Edinburgh Waverley1h56 10:26Darlington
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£481One-way
08:08Edinburgh Waverley2h03 10:11Darlington
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£881One-way

Train schedule Edinburgh to Darlington

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08:00Edinburgh Waverley2h01 10:01Darlington
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08:08Edinburgh Waverley2h03 10:11Darlington
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08:30Edinburgh Waverley1h56 10:26Darlington
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09:00Edinburgh Waverley1h58 10:58Darlington
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09:04Edinburgh Waverley2h06 11:10Darlington
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09:30Edinburgh Waverley1h56 11:26Darlington
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Darlington

Showing times and prices for 20 Jan

Fastest Journey

1 h 56 m

Average

2 h

Trains per day

6

Distance

190 km

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

These direct trains cover the 190 km distance in an average of 2 h but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 56 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 6 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.

Fastest
09:30Edinburgh Waverley1h56 11:26Darlington
0 changes
£211One-way
Fastest
08:30Edinburgh Waverley1h56 10:26Darlington
0 changes
£481One-way
09:00Edinburgh Waverley1h58 10:58Darlington
0 changes
£361One-way
08:00Edinburgh Waverley2h01 10:01Darlington
0 changes
£381One-way
08:08Edinburgh Waverley2h03 10:11Darlington
0 changes
£881One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Darlington

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£27 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Edinburgh to Darlington cover the 117 miles (189 km) long route taking on average 1 h 56 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £27, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Darlington.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Edinburgh to Darlington

CrossCountry trains will get you to Darlington from Edinburgh from £21. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

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

One of the best ways to travel between Edinburgh and Darlington is by taking a train with CrossCountry. Omio helps you find the ideal CrossCountry train from Edinburgh to Darlington by showing you CrossCountry current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Edinburgh to Darlington journey. You can expect to travel 117 miles (189 km) between Edinburgh and Darlington on a train with CrossCountry. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Edinburgh and Darlington, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your CrossCountry train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between Edinburgh and Darlington!

CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Darlington train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 5 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 6 a day

These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Edinburgh and Darlington:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Darlington

Travel by train to Darlington 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 Edinburgh to Darlington.
FAQs

What is the cost of cheap trains from Edinburgh to Darlington?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Edinburgh and Darlington for as little as £21  in the next 7 days.

What is the average price of train tickets to Darlington from Edinburgh?

If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to Darlington train price to come in at an average of £27  one way.

How many miles is it from Edinburgh to Darlington by train?

The train distance from Edinburgh to Darlington is around 117 miles (189 km).

How many hours does it take from Edinburgh to Darlington by train?

While the time it takes to travel 117 miles (189 km) from Edinburgh to Darlington can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Edinburgh to Darlington is on average 1 h 56 min.

Which train station in Edinburgh goes to Darlington? Which train station do I come into Darlington from Edinburgh?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Edinburgh Waverley   to Darlington.

Where is the departure train station in Edinburgh located? Where is the arrival train station in Darlington located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh.

The most popular arrival train station, Darlington, is located 0.2 miles (406 m) away from the city centre of Darlington.

Which train providers can take me from Edinburgh to Darlington?

When taking a train from Edinburgh to Darlington, you can count on Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway for the best way to get you to Darlington. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Edinburgh and Darlington and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Can I buy a direct train from Edinburgh to Darlington?

Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Edinburgh to Darlington with Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.

How many train services are there from Edinburgh to Darlington a day?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Edinburgh to Darlington. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Edinburgh to Darlington? When is the last train from Edinburgh to Darlington?

The first train from Edinburgh to Darlington leaves at 08: 30   and the last train for this leaves at 08: 30. Omio shows you the latest train from Edinburgh to Darlington schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How early should I purchase Edinburgh to Darlington train tickets to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Edinburgh to Darlington is on average £27 if you purchase 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 journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Edinburgh and Darlington available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Darlington
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your trip to Darlington from Edinburgh.
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ParkingParking
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Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express