There are 12 ways to get from Darlington to Dunstable by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton

£33 - £50

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Bus  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Darlington to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express

£15 - £23

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Train via York  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to York
  2. Take the train from York to Luton

£73 - £143

Train via Birmingham  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leighton Buzzard

£85 - £129

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Darlington to Dunstable 215.3 miles

£35 - £55

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow, bus  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London

£65 - £266

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, bus  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London

£97 - £256

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London

£56 - £204

Train to Newcastle, fly to Southampton, train  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Southampton (SOU) NCL - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  4. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton

£95 - £296

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  4. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton

£117 - £256

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  4. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton

£111 - £324

Train to Newcastle, fly to Bristol, train  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Bristol (BRS) NCL - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  4. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton

£75 - £301

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The cheapest way to get from Darlington to Dunstable is to bus which costs £15 - £24 and takes 5h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Darlington to Dunstable is to train which costs £30 - £55 and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Darlington to Dunstable. However, there are services departing from Darlington and arriving at Dunstable, Asda via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Luton Station Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 44m.

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The distance between Darlington and Dunstable is 188 miles. The road distance is 215.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Dunstable without a car is to train which takes 3h 23m and costs £30 - £55.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Darlington to Dunstable, including transfers.

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Darlington to Dunstable bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Darlington station.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Dunstable is to train which takes 3h 23m and costs £30 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £24 and takes 5h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Darlington to Dunstable bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Map of how to get from Darlington to Dunstable.
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  • Distance: 188.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 23m

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

You can take a train from Darlington to Dunstable via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras International LL, Luton, and Luton Station Interchange in around 3h 23m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Darlington to Dunstable 4 times a day. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £330
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £400
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Darlington to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £28
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£19 - £28
1st Class
£35 - £60
Train from Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£5 - £8
1st Class
£17 - £24
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£4 - £7
1st Class
£16 - £23
Train from Darlington to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£7 - £11
1st Class
£20 - £29
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Train from York to Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£65 - £95
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£30 - £50
Off-Peak Single
£65 - £100
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Single
£90 - £140
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £30
Anytime Single
£28 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £26
Train from Darlington to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Single
£55 - £90
Off-Peak Single
£55 - £85
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £28
Anytime Single
£26 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£15 - £23
Train from Darlington to Leeds
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Single
£30 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£25 - £40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £20
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Train from Darlington to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Train from Darlington to Leeds
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £30
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Leighton Buzzard
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £35
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £65
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£45 - £90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Advanced Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £90
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£25 - £75
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Darlington to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £12
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National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Book at
National Express

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