Cardiff to Darlington train

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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Darlington

Showing times and prices for Jun 22

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cardiff to Darlington is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cross Country
08:45AM6h14
Cardiff
02:59PMDarlington
$1321One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Cardiff to Darlington

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, June 22
Cross Country
08:45AM6h14
Cardiff
02:59PMDarlington
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cardiff to Darlington

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Fastest Journey

6 h 14 m

Average

6 h 14 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
08:45AM6h14
Cardiff
02:59PMDarlington
$1321One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Darlington

distanceDistance220 miles (355 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$181 (€159)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry or Transport for Wales

Trains from Cardiff to Darlington cover the 220 miles (355 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 7 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $181 (€159), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $132 (€116). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Darlington.

Train companies: CrossCountry, Transport for Wales and first_great_western from Cardiff to Darlington trains

Buy your official CrossCountry, Transport for Wales and first_great_western train tickets from Cardiff to Darlington from $132 (€116) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

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.

Cardiff to Darlington train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 7 min
  • Cheapest Price: $132
  • CrossCountry frequency: 5 a day

FAQs: Trains from Cardiff to Darlington

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff 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.
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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Darlington can start from as little as $132 (€116) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff to Darlington is $181 (€159); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cardiff to Darlington train time is 5 h 7 min   covering the 220 mile (355 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff to Darlington leaves at 8: 45 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff to Darlington leaves at 12: 52 PM.
There are 9 trains a day from Cardiff to Darlington which require at least one change with CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the journey from Cardiff to Darlington you can take a train with CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Cardiff to Darlington on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 12: 52 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Darlington, located 0.6 miles (911 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Cardiff to Darlington by train is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Darlington from Cardiff including taking a bus or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Cardiff and Darlington

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 between Cardiff and Darlington.
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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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Public transit options for Cardiff Queen Street
Onward travel information: Limited service from stop outside station Mondays to Fridays
Location for Rail Replacement Services: For services towards Cardiff Central use the bus stop at the front of the station. For services towards Cathays use the bus stop in front of the shop opposite the station entrance. Please ask a member of station staff if you are unsure of which stop to use.
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Public transit options for Cardiff Bay
Onward travel information: There is a bus stop outside the station.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at the bus stop close to the station entrance on Bute Street
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+44 3333211202
Public transit options for Rhoose Cardiff International Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at bus stop on Station Road adjacent to level crossing
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Public transit options for Whitchurch (Cardiff)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Along the A470 (Northern Avenue) towards Cardiff at the bus stop after the junction with Caedelyn Road

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