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Train Information between London and Darlington

distanceDistance216 miles (348 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£82 (€93)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon 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.

Trains from London to 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.

London to Darlington Train Time: Daily Departures

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..

How long is the journey by train from London to Darlington?

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. 

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Darlington?

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.

Which train companies travel from London to Darlington?

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 London to Darlington

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 to Darlington Trains: Services on Board

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. 

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Darlington

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.

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Trains from London 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 London to Darlington.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains to Darlington from London?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Darlington from London for the next 7 days starting from £56  one way.
How much is a train ticket from London to Darlington?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between London and Darlington is £82  one way.
What is the distance to Darlington from London via train?
The distance from London to Darlington by train is approximately 216 miles (348 km).
How many hours does it take from London to Darlington by train?
The London to Darlington train duration is on average 2 h 22 min, which is to be expected when travelling 216 miles (348 km) from London to Darlington. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Darlington?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Darlington.

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

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.

What train companies offer a service from London to Darlington?
When taking a train from London to Darlington, you can count on London North Eastern Railway for the best way to get you to Darlington. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Darlington from London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Are there any London to Darlington direct train services?
Yes, there are 16 direct trains from London to Darlington per day with London North Eastern Railway  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
How many trains per day are there from London to Darlington?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from London to Darlington. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from London to Darlington? When is the last train from London to Darlington?
The earliest train for this journey departs from London at 07: 00. The last train leaves from London at 23: 15. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from London to Darlington and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy London to Darlington train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets between London and Darlington within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £82 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from London to Darlington a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Darlington
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip to Darlington from London.
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Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
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Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar