|Distance||216 miles (348 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||£82 (€93)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||London North Eastern Railway|
Trains from London to Darlington cover the 216 miles (348 km) long route taking on average 2 h 22 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £82, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £56. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Darlington.
Train services on the route from London to Darlington tend to run several times an hour. Sometimes there are three services per hour, although a choice of two per hour is more common. The journey time is just over two hours. In the vast majority of cases, no change of trains is required. Services depart from London's Kings Cross and arrive into the main station in Darlington.
Often passengers can choose from two or even three services per hour. The trains on this route are direct, although there is also sometimes an option to change at other stations such as Doncaster or York. The earliest train of the day to leave London is generally at 6:15 a.m., or close to then, and this tends to arrive into Darlington just after 9:00 a.m.. When it comes to later services, the last train from London to Darlington is normally at around 9:00 p.m. and gets in to Darlington at approximately 11:40 p.m..
Trains from London to Darlington usually take over two hours to complete the journey. Faster trains take around two hours and 22 minutes, while longer services can take over two and a half hours. It's normally the case that passengers on these services will not be required to change trains, but sometimes a change in York or Leeds or another Yorkshire city is necessary.
Departure train station: London King's Cross. This is a major London station which has many facilities, including lots of restaurants, shops, and more. King's Cross is located on the London Underground's Victoria line, and it takes around 13 minutes to get to the central London station of Green Park on this route.
Arrival train station: Darlington train station. This is located close to the town centre and also near to facilities like a car park and a supermarket. A walk of around 12 minutes is required to reach the centre.
The main operator on this route is London North Eastern Railway, which is sometimes also referred to as LNER for short. Services provided by this firm tend to run at least twice per hour. Services on London North Eastern Railway do not require passengers to change trains at intermediate stations on the way north to Darlington, although this is sometimes possible.
London North Eastern Railway run trains frequently from London to Darlington, with multiple services operating for most hours of the day. Trains on this route are usually direct, with changes only being required on an occasional basis.
London North Eastern Railway trains from London to Darlington provide services to disabled passengers such as assisted travel team support with seat and wheelchair space reservations. Bicycles can be brought on board in some circumstances, and it is requested that passengers on bikes call ahead. There is a limit of one bike to each customer. Travelling on board LNER trains from London to Darlington gives passengers certain luggage rights: each traveller is permitted to bring up to three pieces of luggage on board trains from London to Darlington, although it will be necessary to place it in bulk storage if too much is brought on board. Pets are permitted: two small pets can be brought onboard without any additional charge, although they are not allowed to occupy a seat. You can opt to book into the first class carriage, which offers a variety of additional luxuries such as power sockets and complimentary food.
It is recommended to book well ahead of travelling, because many operators release the cheapest fares months in advance, so by acting fast it's possible to secure a good price. Another way to find cheap fares on trains from London to Darlington is to book trains which run at off-peak hours. While travelling late at night, for example, might be a slight inconvenience, it is often by doing so that you are able to secure more wallet-friendly fares.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria and arriving in Darlington.
Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Darlington and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Darlington.
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