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There are 11 ways to get from Darlington to London by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to London Kings Cross

£19 - £28

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Train via Sheffield  •  3h 37m

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

£96 - £145

Bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Darlington to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

£30 - £45

Drive  •  4h 8m

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

£40 - £60

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  3h 36m

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

£62 - £282

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

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

£55 - £277

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 39m

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

£89 - £272

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 27m

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

£53 - £220

Train to Newcastle, fly to Southampton, train  •  4h 45m

  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

£64 - £243

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  5h 38m

  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

£86 - £203

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  5h 16m

  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

£80 - £271

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The cheapest way to get from Darlington to London is to train which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Darlington to London is to train which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Darlington and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 5m.

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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 16m.

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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 16m and costs £19 - £28.

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The train from Darlington to London Kings Cross takes 2h 16m 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 16m and costs £19 - £28. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 6h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Darlington to London.
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  • Distance: 217.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 16m

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

LNER operates a train from Darlington to London King's Cross hourly. Tickets cost £19 - £28 and the journey takes 2h 16m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Darlington to London Victoria 4 times a day. Tickets cost £30 - £45 and the journey takes 6h 5m.

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 London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £230
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 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £400
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Darlington to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £28
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£19 - £28
1st Class
£35 - £60
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
26m
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Single
£40 - £65
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £50
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30m
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
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Single
£30 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£25 - £40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.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
31m
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 15m
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
57m
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
South Western Railway
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 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £45
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National Express

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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 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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