There are 7 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Darlington by train, bus, night train, rideshare, taxi or car

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  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Darlington

$13 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h

  1. Take the rideshare from Newcastle upon Tyne to Darlington 34.9 miles

$5 - $7

5 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 40 min

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

$8 - $12

Line 21 bus, line 7 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street (Outside Wilkinsons Store) to Durham, Bus Station 21 / ...
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Durham, Bus Station to Darlington, Northgate (Town Centre) 7

$11

Night train  •  31 min

  1. Take the night train from Newcastle to Darlington

$13 - $20

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newcastle upon Tyne to Darlington 34.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Darlington 34.9 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Darlington is to rideshare which costs £4 - £5 and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Darlington is to train which costs £10 - £40 and takes 28 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Darlington is 31 miles. The road distance is 34.9 miles.

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The train from Newcastle to Darlington takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and arriving at Darlington. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle and arriving at Darlington. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Darlington.
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  • Distance: 31.3 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Darlington, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Darlington hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 28 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Darlington 5 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Bus operators
National Express
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street (Outside Wilkinsons Store) to Durham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Durham, Bus Station to Darlington, Northgate (Town Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Newcastle upon Tyne to Darlington
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Newcastle upon Tyne to Darlington
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Blue Line Taxis
Phone
+44 191 262 6666
Website
bluelinetaxis.com
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk

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