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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Darlington to Gateshead

Drive

  1. Drive from Darlington to Gateshead

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The cheapest way to get from Darlington to Gateshead is to bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darlington to Gateshead is to train which costs £4 - £110 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Darlington and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Darlington and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Darlington and Gateshead is 30 miles. The road distance is 34.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Gateshead without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs £4 - £110.

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The train from Darlington to Newcastle takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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Darlington to Gateshead train services, operated by LNER, depart from Darlington station.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Gateshead is to train which takes 26 min and costs £4 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Darlington to Gateshead.
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  • Distance: 30.5 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

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

LNER operates a train from Darlington to Newcastle hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £70 and the journey takes 26 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard once daily. Tickets cost £4 - £7 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £24
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Darlington to Gateshead
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
£70 - £90
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 Gateshead bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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Darlington to Gateshead train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darlington to Gateshead is 35 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Darlington to Gateshead.

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