Manchester to Darlington bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Manchester to Darlington

Showing times and prices for Jun 20


Fastest Journey

3 h 20 m


4 h 10 m

Buses per day



124 km

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Darlington start from $30 with an average ticket price of $32.

The fastest bus from Manchester to Darlington takes 3h 20m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 10m and covers a distance of 124 km.

6 buses leave Manchester for Darlington every day with It's difficult to get from Manchester to Darlington without transferring at least once. travelling directly.

Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
1 transfer
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
1 transfer
Manchester, Airport
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
Manchester, Airport
1 transfer
National Express
Manchester, Coach Station
1 transfer

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Darlington

distanceDistance77 miles (124 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$29 (€25)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesMegabus, National Express or CrossCountry

Buses from Manchester to Darlington cover the 77 miles (124 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or CrossCountry. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $13 (€11), but the average price of bus tickets is $29 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Darlington, Feethams (Dolphin Centre).

Bus companies: Megabus, National Express and CrossCountry from Manchester to Darlington

Travel between Manchester and Darlington from $35 (€30) with Omio’s bus partners Megabus, National Express and CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Manchester - Darlington bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

Manchester to Darlington bus information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: $35

FAQs: Bus from Manchester to Darlington

FAQs: Take the bus from Manchester to Darlington with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Darlington.
Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Darlington can start from as little as $13 (€11) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Manchester to Darlington is $29 (€25); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester to Darlington bus travel time is 2 h 15 min   for the 77 mile (124 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Manchester to Darlington leaves at 11: 10 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Manchester to Darlington leaves at 7: 40 PM.
Take the Manchester to Darlington bus with Megabus, National Express or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip between Manchester and Darlington as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Manchester, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Airport and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. When arriving in Darlington, you can end your journey in bus stations like Darlington, Feethams (Dolphin Centre), Darlington, Tubwell Row and Darlington, Feethams (Vue Darlington).

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Darlington, Feethams (Dolphin Centre), located 0.4 miles (620 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Darlington from Manchester is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 15 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from Manchester to Darlington is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Manchester to Darlington including taking a train or bus.

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