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

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Train  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Poole

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Bus  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Darlington to London Victoria Coach Station Darlington - London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to POOLE, Dorset National Express / ...

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Train via Birmingham  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bournemouth

Train, bus  •  10h 3m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to Birmingham New Street Station
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bournemouth

Drive  •  5h 19m

  1. Drive from Darlington to Poole 322.2 miles

Train to Newcastle, fly to Southampton, train  •  5h 25m

  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 Poole

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Southampton  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to York
  2. Take the train from York to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  4. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7h 11m

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

Train to Newcastle, fly to Bristol, train  •  7h 43m

  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 Southampton Central
  4. Take the train from Southampton Central to Poole

Darlington to Poole by train and subway

213 Weekly Services
5h 3m Average Duration
£84 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Darlington to Poole is to bus which costs £22 - £45 and takes 10h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from Darlington to Poole is to train which takes 5h 3m and costs £80 - £350.

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No, there is no direct bus from Darlington to Poole. However, there are services departing from Darlington and arriving at POOLE, Dorset via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Darlington to Poole. However, there are services departing from Darlington and arriving at Poole via King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 3m.

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The distance between Darlington and Poole is 265 miles. The road distance is 322.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Poole without a car is to train which takes 5h 3m and costs £80 - £350.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Darlington to Poole, including transfers.

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Darlington to Poole bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Darlington station.

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

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The best way to get from Darlington to Poole is to train which takes 5h 3m and costs £80 - £350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £45 and takes 10h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Darlington to Poole.
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  • Distance: 265.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 3m

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

You can take a train from Darlington to Poole via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 5h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Darlington to Poole via London Victoria Coach Station in around 10h 28m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £330
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £120
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £330
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £330
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Darlington to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
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 York
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £80
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £80
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Poole
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £100
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £100
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £35
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£17 - £22
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £34
Train from Southampton Central to Poole
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £30
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£80 - £220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£80 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £220
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£80 - £220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£80 - £100
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £220
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
29 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 York
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Off-Peak Day Single
£27 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
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
Train from Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £28
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £28
Train from York to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £45
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Manchester to Birmingham New Street Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Darlington to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Poole Dorset
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £16
Website
Megabus UK
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 London Victoria Coach Station to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Darlington to Poole bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at POOLE, Dorset station.

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Darlington to Poole train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Poole station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darlington to Poole is 322 miles. It takes approximately 5h 19m to drive from Darlington to Poole.

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Loganair offers flights from Newcastle Airport to Southampton Airport.

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