There are 5 ways to get from Middlesbrough to Darlington by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Middlesbrough to Darlington

$5 - $16

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Middlesbrough to Darlington 15 miles

$4

3 alternative options

Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 17 to Darlington, Northgate (Town Centre) X66 / ...

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Middlesbrough to Darlington 15 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Middlesbrough to Darlington 15 miles

$3 - $5

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Middlesbrough to Darlington hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 27 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Arriva North East operates a bus from Middlesbrough to Darlington every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 45 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Middlesbrough to Darlington
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Middlesbrough to Darlington
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 17 to Darlington, Northgate (Town Centre)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Middlesbrough to Darlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Middlesbrough to Darlington
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Middlesbrough and Darlington is 21 km. The road distance is 24 km.

The cheapest way to get from Middlesbrough to Darlington is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Middlesbrough to Darlington is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs £40 - £55.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Middlesbrough and arriving at Darlington. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 17 and arriving at Darlington, Northgate (Town Centre). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

The train from Middlesbrough to Darlington takes 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.