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

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Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Bishop Auckland

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Bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the bus from Darlington, Tubwell Row to Bishop Auckland, Bus Station X1 / ...

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darlington to Bishop Auckland Castle 14.5 miles

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Darlington to Bishop Auckland Castle 14.5 miles

Darlington to Bishop Auckland Castle by train and walk

The journey time between Darlington and Bishop Auckland Castle is around 42 min and covers a distance of around 13 miles. Services are operated by Northern Rail. Typically 103 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

103 Weekly Services
42 min Average Duration
£5 Cheapest Price
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Darlington → Bishop Auckland Castle
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The cheapest way to get from Darlington to Bishop Auckland Castle is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darlington to Bishop Auckland Castle is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Darlington, Tubwell Row and arriving at Bishop Auckland, Bus Station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Darlington and arriving at Bishop Auckland. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Darlington and Bishop Auckland Castle is 11 miles. The road distance is 14.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Bishop Auckland Castle without a car is to train which takes 42 min and costs £5 - £10.

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The train from Darlington to Bishop Auckland takes 26 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Darlington to Bishop Auckland Castle bus services, operated by Arriva North East, depart from Darlington, Tubwell Row station.

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Darlington to Bishop Auckland Castle train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Darlington station.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Bishop Auckland Castle is to train which takes 42 min and costs £5 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 58 min.

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  • Distance: 11.1 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between Darlington, England and Bishop Auckland Castle, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Darlington to Bishop Auckland hourly. Tickets cost £5 - £10 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, Arriva North East operates a bus from Darlington, Tubwell Row to Bishop Auckland, Bus Station 5 times a day, and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Darlington, Tubwell Row to Bishop Auckland, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Arriva North East
Other operators
Taxi from Darlington to Bishop Auckland Castle
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Paul's Taxis
Phone
+44 7828 285 656
Darlington Station Taxis
Phone
+44 1325 468 888
Website
darlingtonstationtaxis.com
1AB Taxis
Phone
+44 1325 28 28 28
Website
1abtaxis.co.uk

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Darlington to Bishop Auckland Castle bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Bishop Auckland, Bus Station.

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Darlington to Bishop Auckland Castle train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Bishop Auckland station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darlington to Bishop Auckland Castle is 14 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Darlington to Bishop Auckland Castle.

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