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London to Darlington by train

The journey from London to Darlington by train is 216.96 mi and takes 2 hrs 32 mins. There are 27 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:15 and the last at 21:00. It is possible to travel from London to Darlington by train for as little as £52.79 or as much as £196.37. The best price for this journey is £52.79.

Lowest Price£52.79
Journey Duration2 hrs 32 mins
Connection per Day27
Lowest Price£52.79
Highest Price£196.37
First Departure06:15
Last Departure21:00
Distance216.96 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalDarlington
CarriersTransPennine Express, Hull TrainsMore

London to Darlington Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 22 May 2024

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Cheap train tickets from London to Darlington
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Darlington.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Darlington, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Darlington.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book London to Darlington travel

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from London to Darlington

The cheapest London - Darlington train tickets can be found for as low as £25.61 if you’re lucky, or £61.01 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £155.06.

Find the best day to travel to Darlington by train

When travelling to Darlington by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that operates intercity services on the "East Coast Main Line" between London, Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland. It was formed in 2018 as a result of the UK government's decision to terminate the franchise of Virgin Trains East Coast. LNER is owned by the Department for Transport and managed by the operator of the East Coast Partnership, a joint venture between infrastructure company Network Rail and train operator FirstGroup. LNER operates a fleet of electric and diesel trains, including the Azuma, which is the fastest train in the UK.

Northern is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the north of England. Northern is owned by Northern Trains Ltd, a division of "DOHL," the public sector holding company for the Department of Transportation. It is owned by Arriva UK Trains and operates over 2,500 services every weekday, serving cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, and Newcastle.

TransPennine Express is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that provides intercity train services across the North of England and Scotland. The company operates services between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket options, including advance purchase tickets, out-of-season tickets, and flexible tickets. The company also provides onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and refreshments.

Services on board Hull Trains, London North Eastern Railway and Northern Rail from London to Darlington
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London to Darlington CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
24.44kg
Bus
26.19kg
Flight
69.83kg
Car
55.87kg
What are the CO2 emissions from London to Darlington by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between London and Darlington are 24.44kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between London and Darlington? By taking the train between London and Darlington you will save 45.39kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.75kg compared to a bus and 31.43kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from London to Darlington?
A train ticket from London to Darlington is £119.65. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £52.79.
What's the cheapest train ticket from London to Darlington?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Darlington is £52.79. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Darlington by train?
London to Darlington is 216.96 mi.
How long does the train between London and Darlington take?
London to Darlington is on average 2 hrs 32 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 19 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Darlington?
The train journey from London to Darlington is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: TransPennine Express, Hull Trains, CrossCountry, London North Eastern Railway, Northern Rail and Grand Central.
How many train connections per day go from London to Darlington?
London to Darlington has 27 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from London to Darlington leave?
The earliest train from London to Darlington departs at 06:15. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from London to Darlington depart?
The latest train from London to Darlington departs at 21:00. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Darlington in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £52.79 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from London to Darlington?
There are on average 24 direct connection(s) from London to go to Darlington.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Darlington by train?
The fastest journey time by train between London and Darlington is 2 hrs 19 mins.
Is there a direct train from London to Darlington?
Yes, there is a direct train between London and Darlington.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Darlington by train?
The train journey from London to Darlington creates 24.44kg of CO2 emissions.

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