Cardiff to Darlington train

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Darlington

Showing times and prices for Jul 06

Cheapest

211

Average

211

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cross Country
08:51AMCardiff5h07 01:58PMDarlington
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2111One-way

Train schedule from Cardiff to Darlington

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Fastest train times from Cardiff to Darlington

Showing times and prices for Jul 06

Fastest Journey

5 h 7 m

Average

5 h 7 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

356 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Cardiff for Darlington every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
08:51AMCardiff5h07 01:58PMDarlington
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2111One-way

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Darlington

distanceDistance220 miles (355 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$235 (€214)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or First Great Western Service

Trains from Cardiff to Darlington cover the 220 miles (355 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 7 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $226 (€205), but the average price of train tickets is $235 (€214). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Darlington.

Train companies: CrossCountry and Great Western Rail from Cardiff to Darlington trains

Find the best trains between Cardiff and Darlington with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry and Great Western Rail from $224 (€205). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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Great Western Rail

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Darlington from Cardiff you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains to Darlington from Cardiff on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Cardiff to Darlington train schedule from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 220 miles (355 km) trip from Cardiff to Darlington, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Cardiff and Darlington in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the CrossCountry train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Darlington from Cardiff and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train to Darlington from Cardiff with CrossCountry!

Cardiff to Darlington train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 25 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 4 a day

Great Western Rail tickets between Cardiff and Darlington are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with Great Western Rail from Cardiff to Darlington all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Great Western Rail train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 220 miles (355 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the Great Western Rail train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Cardiff to Darlington routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Great Western Rail Cardiff to Darlington train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Great Western Rail train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Darlington with Great Western Rail!

Cardiff to Darlington train information with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 5 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 7 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Darlington

Travel by train to Darlington easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Darlington.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Darlington for as low as $224 (€205)  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $234 (€214)  for a train ticket between Cardiff and Darlington.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Cardiff and Darlington by train to be approximately 220 miles (355 km).
The train time to Darlington from Cardiff is on average 5 h 7 min  for the 220 miles (355 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cardiff and Darlington by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Cardiff Central   to Darlington.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Cardiff Central, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center of Cardiff. The most popular arrival train station in Darlington, called Darlington, is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from its city center.

Take the Cardiff to Darlington train with Cross Country or First Great Western Service. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Cardiff and Darlington as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Cardiff for Darlington is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this route departs from Cardiff at 4: 38 AM. The last train leaves from Cardiff at 12: 45 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cardiff to Darlington and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Cardiff to Darlington is on average $234 (€214) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Cardiff and Darlington available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff
Darlington
The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your journey from Cardiff to Darlington.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)

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