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from Darlington to Edinburgh

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

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Wed
18 May
£24London North Eastern Railway
£23National Express
Thu
19 May
£26Transpennine Express
£23National Express
Fri
20 May
£34Transpennine Express
£23National Express
Sat
21 May
£27London North Eastern Railway
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Sun
22 May
£18London North Eastern Railway
£22National Express
Mon
23 May
£23Transpennine Express
£27National Express
Tue
24 May
£19Transpennine Express
£22National Express
Wed
25 May
£30London North Eastern Railway
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Thu
26 May
£8Transpennine Express
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Fri
27 May
£24London North Eastern Railway
£23National Express
Sat
28 May
£17London North Eastern Railway
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Sun
29 May
£23London North Eastern Railway
£23National Express
Mon
30 May
£22Transpennine Express
£23National Express
Tue
31 May
£23Transpennine Express
£23National Express
Wed
1 Jun
£21Transpennine Express
£23National Express
Thu
2 Jun
£19London North Eastern Railway
£23National Express
Fri
3 Jun
£19London North Eastern Railway
£22National Express
Sun
5 Jun
£33London North Eastern Railway
£23National Express

Travel Information between Darlington and Edinburgh

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £22
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 4 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £22 • 1 h 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 117 miles (189 km) to Edinburgh from Darlington. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 58 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Darlington to Edinburgh.

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FAQs

What are my Darlington to Edinburgh travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Darlington to Edinburgh: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Darlington to Edinburgh?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Darlington to Edinburgh, which costs on average £18.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A coach journey is usually £4 less than a journey to Edinburgh by train, which costs on average £22 for the same trip.

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

The quickest way to travel between Darlington and Edinburgh is by train, which takes on average 1 h 58 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 10 min   on average.

How many miles are between Darlington and Edinburgh

The distance between Darlington and Edinburgh is around 117 miles (189 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Darlington to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Darlington, Darlington and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travellers board their train from Darlington and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Who can get me from Darlington to Edinburgh?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Darlington to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Edinburgh by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Darlington to Edinburgh for £18 on Omio.
  • Travel with London North Eastern Railway to go to Edinburgh by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find London North Eastern Railway Darlington to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £22.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Darlington to Edinburgh?

Looking to extend your trip from Darlington to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from Darlington to Edinburgh usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Manchester from Edinburgh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I purchase my Darlington to Edinburgh ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £18 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £22 one way on average.

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