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from Darlington to Birmingham

You can get from Darlington to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.

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20 May
£60Cross Country
21 May
£60Cross Country
22 May
£60Cross Country
23 May
£60Cross Country
24 May
£49Cross Country
25 May
£49Cross Country
26 May
£47Cross Country

Travel Information from Darlington to Birmingham

distanceDistance141 miles (228 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £115
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £115 • 2 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Travel 141 miles (228 km) by coach or train from Darlington to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 53 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Darlington to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Darlington to Birmingham

Travel to Birmingham 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 Darlington to Birmingham.

How do I travel to Birmingham from Darlington?

There are 2 ways to travel between Darlington and Birmingham including taking a coach or train.

How do I get from Darlington to Birmingham the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Darlington to Birmingham, which costs on average £17.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A coach is generally £98 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £115 from Darlington to Birmingham.

What is the fastest way from Darlington to Birmingham?

The fastest way from Darlington to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 53 min.

Other travel options to Birmingham from Darlington can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 50 min   on average.

How far is Birmingham from Darlington?

You should expect to travel around 141 miles (228 km) from Darlington to Birmingham.

How many services a day are there between Darlington and Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from Darlington to Birmingham is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Birmingham from Darlington as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Darlington to Birmingham, where do I depart from Darlington and where do I arrive in Birmingham?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Darlington to Birmingham:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Darlington, Darlington and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Darlington to Birmingham depart from Darlington to Birmingham New Street.

Which travel operators can get me from Darlington to Birmingham?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Darlington to Birmingham:

  • You can take a coach from Darlington to Birmingham with Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for £17 with Megabus from Darlington to Birmingham.
  • You can travel by train to Birmingham from Darlington with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Darlington to Birmingham tickets for £115 on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Birmingham from Darlington?

Omio customers who travel from Darlington to Birmingham often also extend their holiday to go to London, Manchester or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Birmingham and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I buy tickets from Darlington to Birmingham online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Darlington to Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £17 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £115 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Birmingham from Darlington online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.