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There are 3 ways to get from Darlington to Whickham by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Metrocentre

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Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darlington to Whickham 35.4 miles

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Darlington to Whickham 35.4 miles
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The cheapest way to get from Darlington to Whickham is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darlington to Whickham is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Darlington to Whickham. However, there are services departing from Darlington and arriving at Metrocentre via Newcastle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Darlington and Whickham is 30 miles. The road distance is 35.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Whickham without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs £6 - £120.

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It takes approximately 51 min to get from Darlington to Whickham, including transfers.

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

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Darlington to Whickham train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Metrocentre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darlington to Whickham is 35 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Darlington to Whickham.

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  • Distance: 29.7 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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

You can take a train from Darlington to Whickham via Newcastle in around 51 min.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
27 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
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
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
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
Train from Newcastle to Metrocentre
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£2 - £3
Anytime Day 1st Class
£3 - £5
Other operators
Taxi from Darlington to Whickham
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
£75 - £90
Paul's Taxis
Phone
+44 7828 285 656
Darlington Station Taxis
Phone
+44 1325 468 888
Website
darlingtonstationtaxis.com
1AB Taxis
Phone
+44 1325 28 28 28
Website
1abtaxis.co.uk

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