There are 6 ways to get from Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, night train, taxi or car

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Train  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle

$13 - $55

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Bus  •  1 h 30 min

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

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Line 7 bus, line 21 bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from North Lodge Park to Durham, Bus Station 7
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Durham, Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Monument (Opposite War Memorial) 21 / ...

$10 - $12

Night train  •  34 min

  1. Take the night train from Darlington to Newcastle

$13 - $21

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne 35.5 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne 35.5 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which costs £10 - £40 and takes 29 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 twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Darlington and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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The distance between Darlington and Newcastle upon Tyne is 31 miles. The road distance is 35.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 29 min and costs £10 - £40.

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The train from Darlington to Newcastle takes 29 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Darlington station.

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Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Darlington station.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 29 min and costs £10 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Map of how to get from Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 31.3 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

What companies run services between Darlington, England and Newcastle upon Tyne, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 29 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from North Lodge Park to Durham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Durham, Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Monument (Opposite War Memorial)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Other operators
Taxi from Darlington to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160

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