There are 5 ways to get from Darlington to Lightwater Valley by bus, train, taxi 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.

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Bus National Express  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Darlington to Ripon National Express

$10 - $13

4 alternative options

Bus via Richmond, Market Place (N/A)  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Darlington Rail Station to Richmond, Market Place (N/A) X26 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Market Place (N/A) to Lightwater Valley, Car Park (Shopping Centre) 159

$17

Train, taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Northallerton
  2. Take a taxi from Northallerton to Lightwater Valley

$71 - $96

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darlington to Lightwater Valley 30.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Darlington to Lightwater Valley 30.6 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Darlington to Lightwater Valley. However, there are services departing from Darlington and arriving at Lightwater Valley, Lane End (Lightwater Valley) via Ripon, Bus Station Stand 3 (Victoria Grove). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between Darlington and Lightwater Valley is 24 miles. The road distance is 30.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Lightwater Valley without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Darlington to Lightwater Valley, including transfers.

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

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Darlington to Lightwater Valley bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ripon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darlington to Lightwater Valley is 31 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Darlington to Lightwater Valley.

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There are 472+ hotels available in Lightwater Valley. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Darlington to Lightwater Valley.
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between Darlington, England and Lightwater Valley, England?

National Express operates a bus from Darlington to Lightwater Valley once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Northallerton
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Northallerton
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$19 - $28
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Darlington to Northallerton
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
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 Ripon
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Darlington Rail Station to Richmond, Market Place (N/A)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Dales and District
Phone
01677 425203
Website
procterscoaches.com
Bus from Darlington, Town Hall to Richmond, Market Place (N/A)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
procterscoaches.com
Bus from Richmond, Market Place (N/A) to Lightwater Valley, Car Park (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
procterscoaches.com
Procter's
Phone
01677 425203
Website
procterscoaches.com
Bus from Darlington, Town Hall to Richmond, Market Place (N/A)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
procterscoaches.com
Other operators
Taxi from Northallerton to Lightwater Valley
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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