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

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Middlesbrough to Darlington

$5 - $15

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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 830 / ...

$6 - $9

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

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The cheapest way to get from Middlesbrough to Darlington is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 36 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 17 station and arriving at Darlington, Northgate. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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

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The distance between Middlesbrough and Darlington is 13 miles. The road distance is 15 miles.

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The best way to get from Middlesbrough to Darlington without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs £4 - £12.

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

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Middlesbrough to Darlington bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 17.

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Middlesbrough to Darlington train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Middlesbrough station.

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The best way to get from Middlesbrough to Darlington is to train which takes 27 min and costs £4 - £12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 45 min.

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  • Distance: 13.2 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

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. Southeastern also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, Arriva North East operates a bus from Middlesbrough to Darlington every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 45 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 17 to Darlington, Northgate
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.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 Middlesbrough to Darlington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Middlesbrough to Darlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
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Taxi from Middlesbrough to Darlington
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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Middlesbrough to Darlington bus services, operated by Arriva North East, arrive at Darlington, Northgate station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Middlesbrough to Darlington is 15 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Middlesbrough to Darlington.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Middlesbrough and Darlington. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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