Duration 4h 23m
Distance 63.2 miles
Average price £83
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Kendal and Darlington takes 4h 23m and the fastest train takes 3h 1m. There is a train service every few hours from Kendal 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. Oxenholme Lake District
  2. Carlisle
  3. Newcastle
  4. Darlington
3h 26m
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£34 - £224

Kendal to Darlington train times

Trains run hourly between Kendal and Darlington. The earliest departure is at 10:10 in the morning, and the last departure from Kendal is at 23:01 which arrives into Darlington at 09:10. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 23m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Kendal to Darlington. However, there are services departing from Kendal and arriving at Darlington via Oxenholme Lake District, Carlisle and Newcastle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 26m.

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The distance between Kendal and Darlington is 50 miles. The road distance is 63.2 miles.

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Kendal to Darlington train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Oxenholme Lake District station.

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Kendal to Darlington train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Darlington station.

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