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.
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1 h 47 m
2 h 4 m
Trains per day
Of the 7 trains that leave Manchester for Darlington every day 7 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 52 min|
|Average train ticket price||£30 (€33)|
|Train frequency||39 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 39 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Transpennine Express or Northern Rail|
Trains from Manchester to Darlington cover the 77 miles (124 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 52 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express or Northern Rail. Normally, there are 39 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £18, but the average price of train tickets is £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Darlington.
You can travel by train between Manchester and Darlington with First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) for as low as £18. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
One of the best ways to travel from Manchester to Darlington is by taking a train with First TransPennine Express 3. Omio helps you find the ideal First TransPennine Express 3 train between Manchester and Darlington by showing you First TransPennine Express 3 current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Manchester to Darlington route. You can expect to travel 77 miles (124 km) to Darlington from Manchester on a train with First TransPennine Express 3. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Manchester and Darlington, you can check straight away if the First TransPennine Express 3 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 First TransPennine Express 3 train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Manchester to Darlington!
Train information from Manchester to Darlington with First TransPennine Express 3:
Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.
Train information from Manchester to Darlington with Northern Rail (3):
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving in Darlington.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Darlington, called Darlington, is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from its city centre.
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