Travel options
from Darlington to Birmingham

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

Our recommendation

To get from Darlington to Birmingham on 20 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:45Middlesbrough, Newport Road4h55 15:40Birmingham
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10:45Middlesbrough, Newport Road4h55 15:40Birmingham
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16:50Middlesbrough, Newport Road4h50 21:40Birmingham
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13:50Middlesbrough, Newport Road5h20 19:10Birmingham
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14:45Darlington5h15 20:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

19 Oct
£46Cross Country
20 Oct
£47Cross Country
21 Oct
£46Cross Country
£27National Express
22 Oct
£113Cross Country
23 Oct
£57Cross Country
25 Oct
£114Cross Country
£28National Express

Travel Information to Birmingham from Darlington

distanceDistance141 miles (228 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£39 - £57
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £39 • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £57 • 2 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 141 miles (228 km) by coach or train between Darlington and Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 21 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £39. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express 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 between Darlington and Birmingham?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Birmingham from Darlington. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Darlington to Birmingham?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Darlington to Birmingham, which costs on average £39.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A coach journey is usually £17 less than a journey to Birmingham by train, which costs on average £57 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Birmingham from Darlington?

The quickest way to travel to Birmingham from Darlington is by train, which takes on average 2 h 21 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by coach can take on average 4 h 50 min.

How many miles from Darlington to Birmingham would I travel?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Darlington to Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from Darlington to Birmingham is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Darlington and in Birmingham?

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

  • Most travellers catch 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 companies 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 travel to Birmingham from Darlington by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £39 with National Express from Darlington to Birmingham.
  • You can take a train from Darlington to Birmingham with Cross Country. Cheap tickets can be found for £57 with Cross Country from Darlington to Birmingham.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Darlington to Birmingham ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Darlington to Birmingham? Many Omio customers who go from Darlington to Birmingham usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Glasgow from Birmingham, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Darlington to Birmingham ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Darlington to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £39 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is £57 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Darlington to Birmingham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.