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from Darlington to Leeds

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

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£22First Transpennine Express
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Travel Information to Leeds from Darlington

distanceDistance50 miles (80 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£19 - £21
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £19 • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £21 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or First Transpennine Express

Travel 50 miles (80 km) by coach or train between Darlington and Leeds. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £19. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Darlington to Leeds.

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Travel from Darlington to Leeds
Travel to Leeds 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 Leeds.
FAQs
How do you get from Darlington to Leeds?

You can travel to Leeds from Darlington 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Darlington to Leeds?

The cheapest way from Darlington to Leeds is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £19 compared to other travel options to Leeds:

A coach journey is usually £2 less than a journey to Leeds by train, which costs on average £21 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Leeds from Darlington?

The fastest way to get to Leeds from Darlington is by train with an average travel time of 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Leeds that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h 30 min.

What is the distance from Darlington to Leeds?

The Darlington to Leeds distance is approximately 50 miles (80 km).

How many services a day are there to Leeds from Darlington?

The average frequency per day from Darlington to Leeds is:

  • Around 17 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Darlington to Leeds?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Darlington, Darlington and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Darlington and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.
Which travel operators can get me from Darlington to Leeds?

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

  • National Express can take you to Leeds by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Darlington to Leeds for £19.
  • Travel with First Transpennine Express for trains to Leeds. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for First Transpennine Express Darlington to Leeds tickets on Omio for £21.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Darlington to Leeds?
Your journey from Darlington to Leeds doesn't have to end in Leeds. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Glasgow to your Darlington to Leeds trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Leeds today!
How far in advance should I buy my Darlington to Leeds ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Darlington to Leeds, 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 trip is £19 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £21 one way on average.

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

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