Duration 4h 20m
Distance 315.9 miles
Average price £200
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dover and Darlington takes 4h 20m and the fastest train takes 3h 28m. The train service runs several times per day from Dover 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. Dover Priory
  2. London Kings Cross
  3. Darlington
3h 58m
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£66 - £311

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Darlington. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Darlington via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Dover and Darlington is 265 miles. The road distance is 315.9 miles.

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Dover to Darlington train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Dover Priory station.

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

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