How to get from Edinburgh to Darlington

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from Edinburgh to Darlington

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

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To get from Edinburgh to Darlington on 15 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:06Edinburgh Waverley2h05 10:11Darlington
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10:45Edinburgh4h00 14:45Darlington
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16:00Edinburgh Waverley1h58 17:58Darlington
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15:30Edinburgh Waverley1h56 17:26Darlington
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14:30Edinburgh Waverley1h57 16:27Darlington
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Travel Information to Darlington from Edinburgh

distanceDistance117 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £23
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 4 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £23 • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Transpennine Express

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 117 miles to Darlington from Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Edinburgh to Darlington.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Darlington

Travel to Darlington 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 Edinburgh to Darlington.

There are 4 ways to travel between Edinburgh and Darlington including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Edinburgh to Darlington is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £22 compared to other travel options to Darlington:

A coach is £1 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Darlington costing on average £23.

The quickest way to travel between Edinburgh and Darlington is by train, which takes on average 1 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Darlington by coach can take on average 4 h.

You should expect to travel around 117 miles from Edinburgh to Darlington.

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Darlington is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 40 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Edinburgh to Darlington:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Darlington, Darlington.
  • Trains from Edinburgh to Darlington most often leave from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Darlington.

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

  • You can travel to Darlington from Edinburgh by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £22 with National Express from Edinburgh to Darlington.
  • You can travel between Edinburgh and Darlington by train with Transpennine Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £23 with Transpennine Express from Edinburgh to Darlington.

Yes, there are direct routes from Edinburgh to Darlington with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Darlington with National Express with around 1 direct coach every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Darlington tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

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

Before travelling from Edinburgh to Darlington, 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 £22 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £23 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Darlington 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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