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There are 4 ways to get from Darlington to Barnard Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Durham
  2. Take the bus from Durham, Bus Station to Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A B66

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Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darlington to Barnard Castle 16.3 miles

$60 - $75

2 alternative options

Bus, line 79 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Darlington Rail Station to Richmond, Market Place X26 / ...
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Richmond, Market Place to Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand B 79

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Darlington to Barnard Castle 16.3 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Darlington to Barnard Castle is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darlington to Barnard Castle is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Darlington station to Barnard Castle. However, there are services departing from Darlington Rail Station and arriving at Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand B via Richmond, Market Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Darlington and Barnard Castle is 15 miles. The road distance is 16.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Barnard Castle without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Darlington to Barnard Castle, including transfers.

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Darlington to Barnard Castle bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Darlington Rail Station.

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Darlington to Barnard Castle bus services, operated by Hodgsons Coaches, arrive at Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand B station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darlington to Barnard Castle is 16 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Darlington to Barnard Castle.

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There are 425+ hotels available in Barnard Castle. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Darlington to Barnard Castle.
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  • Distance: 15.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between Darlington, England and Barnard Castle, England?

You can take a bus from Darlington to Barnard Castle via Richmond, Market Place in around 2 h 32 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Durham
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Durham, Bus Station to Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
jhcoaches.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Darlington Rail Station to Richmond, Market Place
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Hodgsons Coaches
Phone
01833 630730
Email
coaches@hodgsonsgroup.com
Website
hodgsonscoaches.com
Bus from Richmond, Market Place to Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand B
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
hodgsonscoaches.com
Other operators
Taxi from Darlington to Barnard Castle
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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