There are 3 ways to get from Darlington to Blackpool by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North

$67 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Darlington, Town Hall to Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand B (Outside 17 Galgate) X75 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A (Outside boundary of Ph & 9 galgate) to Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility B66

$37

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Darlington to Blackpool 114.7 miles

$24 - $40

What companies run services between Darlington, England and Blackpool, England?

You can take a train from Darlington to Blackpool via Manchester Piccadilly in around 3 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Darlington to Blackpool via Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand B (Outside 17 Galgate) and Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A (Outside boundary of Ph & 9 galgate) in around 4 h 27 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Darlington, Town Hall to Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand B (Outside 17 Galgate)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A (Outside boundary of Ph & 9 galgate) to Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
jhcoaches.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Darlington to Blackpool?

The distance between Darlington and Blackpool is 125 km. The road distance is 184 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Darlington to Blackpool?

The cheapest way to get from Darlington to Blackpool is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Darlington to Blackpool?

The quickest way to get from Darlington to Blackpool is to drive which takes 2 h and costs £17 - £26.

Is there a direct train between Darlington and Blackpool?

No, there is no direct train from Darlington to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Darlington and arriving at Blackpool North via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

Is there a direct bus between Darlington and Blackpool?

No, there is no direct bus from Darlington to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Darlington, Town Hall and arriving at Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility via Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A (Outside boundary of Ph & 9 galgate). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

How long does it take to get from Darlington to Blackpool?

It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Darlington to Blackpool, including transfers.