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Cheap train tickets from Darlington to Manchester

Showing times and prices for May 20

Cheapest

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

Transpennine Express
05:37AM1h42
Darlington
07:19AMManchester
$331One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:32PM2h44
Darlington
01:16AMManchester
$541One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
07:18AM1h54
Darlington
09:12AMManchester
$541One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
08:31AM2h06
Darlington
10:37AMManchester
$541One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:28AM2h09
Darlington
12:37PMManchester
$931One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Darlington to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, May 20
Transpennine Express
07:18AM1h54
Darlington
09:12AMManchester
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
08:31AM2h06
Darlington
10:37AMManchester
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:28AM2h09
Darlington
12:37PMManchester
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:32PM2h44
Darlington
01:16AMManchester
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
05:37AM1h42
Darlington
07:19AMManchester
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Darlington to Manchester

Showing times and prices for May 20

Fastest Journey

1 h 42 m

Average

2 h 7 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

124 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Darlington for Manchester every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
05:37AM1h42
Darlington
07:19AMManchester
$331One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
07:18AM1h54
Darlington
09:12AMManchester
$541One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
08:31AM2h06
Darlington
10:37AMManchester
$541One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:28AM2h09
Darlington
12:37PMManchester
$931One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:32PM2h44
Darlington
01:16AMManchester
$541One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Darlington to Manchester

distanceDistance77 miles (124 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$49 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) or East Coast

Trains from Darlington to Manchester cover the 77 miles (124 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 42 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) or East Coast. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $23 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $49 (€42). Travelers depart most frequently from Darlington and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) and East Coast from Darlington to Manchester trains

Find the best trains to Manchester from Darlington with Omio's travel partners TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) and East Coast from $53 (€46). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

LNER is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local services. Its most popular routes include London to Edinburgh, London to Leeds, and London to York. LNER offers a variety of train types, including the Azuma, InterCity 225, and HST. The Azuma is a modern, high-speed train that offers comfortable seating and onboard Wi-Fi. The InterCity 225 is a classic train that offers a more traditional experience. The HST is a high-speed train that offers a smooth ride and plenty of legroom. LNER offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak. Advance tickets are the cheapest option and must be booked in advance. Anytime tickets are more expensive but can be used at any time. Off-Peak tickets are the most affordable option for travelling during off-peak times. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. LNER also offers a range of discounts and special offers, making it an affordable and convenient way to travel.

Darlington to Manchester train information with East Coast:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 9 min
  • Cheapest Price: $131
  • East Coast frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Trains from Darlington to Manchester

FAQs: Travel by train from Darlington to Manchester 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 Darlington to Manchester.
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Cheap train tickets from Darlington to Manchester can start from as little as $23 (€20) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Darlington to Manchester is $49 (€42); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Darlington to Manchester is on average 1 h 42 min   for the 77 mile (124 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Darlington and Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Darlington to Manchester leaves at 4: 56 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Darlington to Manchester leaves at 10: 32 PM.
There are 12 trains a day from Darlington to Manchester which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) or East Coast. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Darlington to Manchester, you can count on TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) or East Coast for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Darlington to Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 32 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Darlington, which is located around 0.6 miles (911 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Manchester from Darlington is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 42 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Darlington to Manchester is September.
You have options as you can travel from Darlington to Manchester 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Darlington and Manchester

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Darlington is the most popular Darlington railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Darlington for your trip to Manchester.
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