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There are 4 ways to get from Darlington to Highland Wildlife Park by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Kingussie

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Bus  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Darlington to Edinburgh National Express
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Kincraig, Wildlife Park Road End M91

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Train, night train  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  2. Take the night train from Newcastle to Aviemore

Drive  •  4h 57m

  1. Drive from Darlington to Highland Wildlife Park 259.3 miles

Darlington to Highland Wildlife Park by train, bus and walk

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6h 8m Average Duration
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Darlington → Highland Wildlife Park
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The cheapest way to get from Darlington to Highland Wildlife Park is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 8h 59m.

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The fastest way to get from Darlington to Highland Wildlife Park is to drive which takes 4h 57m and costs £45 - £70.

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No, there is no direct bus from Darlington to Highland Wildlife Park. However, there are services departing from Darlington and arriving at Kincraig, Wildlife Park Road End via Edinburgh, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 59m.

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The distance between Darlington and Highland Wildlife Park is 203 miles. The road distance is 259.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Highland Wildlife Park without a car is to train which takes 6h 8m and costs £40 - £310.

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from Darlington to Highland Wildlife Park, including transfers.

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Darlington to Highland Wildlife Park bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Darlington station.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Highland Wildlife Park is to train which takes 6h 8m and costs £40 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 8h 59m.

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Darlington to Highland Wildlife Park bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Kincraig, Wildlife Park Road End station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darlington to Highland Wildlife Park is 259 miles. It takes approximately 4h 57m to drive from Darlington to Highland Wildlife Park.

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  • Distance: 203.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 8m

What companies run services between Darlington, England and Highland Wildlife Park, Scotland?

LNER operates a train from Darlington to Kingussie once daily. Tickets cost £35 - £310 and the journey takes 4h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Darlington to Highland Wildlife Park via Edinburgh, Bus Station and Kincraig, Wildlife Park Road End in around 8h 59m.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Kingussie
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £310
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£130 - £190
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£210 - £310
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Darlington to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Kincraig, Wildlife Park Road End
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
Scottish Citylink

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