There are 7 ways to get from Darlington to Scotland by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Edinburgh  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street

$44 - $127

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 27 min

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

$29 - $71

5 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Glasgow Central

$35 - $140

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central

$73 - $142

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Darlington to Glasgow 174 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Newcastle, fly  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Aberdeen (ABZ) NCL - ABZ

$129 - $370

Fly from Durham  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Durham (MME) to Aberdeen (ABZ) MME - ABZ

$101 - $328

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Darlington to Scotland is to train and bus which costs £21 - £55 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darlington to Scotland is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Darlington and Scotland is 187 miles. The road distance is 174 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Darlington to Scotland, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Darlington and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between Darlington, England and Scotland?

You can take a train from Darlington to Glasgow via Edinburgh in around 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, Flybe flies from Darlington to Aberdeen twice daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,400
Flights from Durham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Darlington to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $29
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Darlington to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$24 - $40
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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

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