There are 8 ways to get from London to Darwen by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Salford Crescent to Darwen

$116 - $178

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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

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

$20 - $26

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Night bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Manchester City Centre, Victoria (Victoria Stn) M11a

$36 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from London to Darwen 225.7 miles

$45 - $70

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 9 min

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

$103 - $306

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Darwen

$94 - $355

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Darwen

$76 - $197

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 36 min

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

$105 - $249

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Darwen. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Darwen. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Darwen via Manchester Piccadilly and Salford Crescent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between London and Darwen is 181 miles. The road distance is 225.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Darwen without a car is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from London to Darwen, including transfers.

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London to Darwen bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Darwen train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London to Darwen is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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London to Darwen bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Darwen station.

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Map of how to get from London to Darwen.
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  • Distance: 181.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from London to Darwen via Manchester Piccadilly and Salford Crescent in around 3 h 28 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Darwen twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Salford Crescent to Darwen
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Darwen
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Darwen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Manchester City Centre, Victoria (Victoria Stn)
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
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uk.megabus.com

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London to Darwen train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Darwen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Darwen is 226 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to drive from London to Darwen.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 273+ hotels available in Darwen. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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