Duration 4h 11m
Distance 255 miles
Average price £150
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Colchester and Darlington takes 4h 11m and the fastest train takes 3h 43m. There is an hourly train service from Colchester to Darlington. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Colchester
  2. London Kings Cross
  3. Darlington
3h 59m
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£52 - £283

Colchester to Darlington train times

Trains run hourly between Colchester and Darlington. The earliest departure is at 12:03 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Colchester is at 23:03 which arrives into Darlington at 09:07. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 11m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to Darlington. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Darlington via Stratford (London), Highbury & Islington station and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 59m.

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The distance between Colchester and Darlington is 210 miles. The road distance is 255 miles.

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Colchester to Darlington train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Colchester station.

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Colchester to Darlington train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Darlington station.

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