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There are 9 ways to get from Darlington to London by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 19m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to London Kings Cross

£30 - £250

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Bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Darlington to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station National Express

£10 - £14

7 alternative options

Train via Sheffield  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International

£106 - £239

Drive  •  4h 8m

  1. Drive from Darlington to London King's Cross 249.6 miles

£40 - £65

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR

£52 - £596

Fly Durham to London City  •  8h 28m

  1. Fly from Durham (MME) to London City (LCY) MME - LCY

£87 - £344

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR

£89 - £338

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR

£49 - £459

Train to Newcastle, fly to Bristol, train  •  5h 27m

  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

£89 - £598

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The cheapest way to get from Darlington to London is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 6h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Darlington to London is to train which costs £30 - £250 and takes 2h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Darlington and arriving at LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Darlington and arriving at London Kings Cross. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 19m.

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The distance between Darlington and London is 218 miles. The road distance is 249.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Darlington to London without a car is to train which takes 2h 19m and costs £30 - £250.

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The train from Darlington to London Kings Cross takes 2h 19m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Darlington to London is to train which takes 2h 19m and costs £30 - £250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 6h 45m, you could also fly, which costs £85 - £350 and takes 8h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Darlington to London.
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  • Distance: 217.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 19m

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

LNER operates a train from Darlington to London Kings Cross hourly. Tickets cost £30 - £250 and the journey takes 2h 19m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Darlington to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station once daily. Tickets cost £10 - £14 and the journey takes 6h 45m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £250
Flights from Durham to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £290
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £400
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Durham to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Durham to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £370
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Darlington to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £160
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £250
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
Train from Darlington to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £100
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £100
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Darlington to Leeds
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £140
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£29 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£55 - £90
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Single
£80 - £120
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
28 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 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
51 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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £100
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
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 LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
National Express

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Darlington to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station.

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Darlington to London train services, operated by LNER, arrive at London Kings Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darlington to London is 250 miles. It takes approximately 4h 8m to drive from Darlington to London.

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British Airways offers flights from Newcastle Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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