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from Birmingham to Darlington

You can get from Birmingham to Darlington by train, bus or flight.

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May 27
$148London North Eastern Railway
May 28
$76Cross Country
May 29
$77Cross Country
May 30
$77Cross Country
May 31
$63Cross Country
Jun 1
$86Cross Country
Jun 2
$78Cross Country

Travel Information between Birmingham and Darlington

distanceDistance141 miles (228 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $73
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€22) • 5 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $73 (€66) • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Travel 141 miles (228 km) by bus or train from Birmingham to Darlington. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Birmingham to Darlington.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Darlington

Travel 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 Birmingham to Darlington.

How do I reach Darlington from Birmingham?

There are 2 ways to travel between Birmingham and Darlington including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Darlington?

The cheapest way to go to Darlington from Birmingham is by taking a bus, which costs on average $25 (€22).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Darlington:

A bus is generally $48 (€43) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $73 (€66) from Birmingham to Darlington.

What is the fastest way to get from Birmingham to Darlington?

The fastest way to get to Darlington from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Darlington can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 5 min.

How far is Darlington from Birmingham?

You should expect to travel around 141 miles (228 km) between Birmingham and Darlington.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Birmingham to Darlington?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Darlington is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Birmingham and Darlington as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Birmingham and in Darlington?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Birmingham to Darlington:

  • Buses mostly depart from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Darlington, Darlington.
  • Trains mostly leave from Birmingham New Street and tend to arrive in Darlington.

Who can get me from Birmingham to Darlington?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Darlington:

  • You can go to Darlington from Birmingham by bus with Megabus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $25 (€22) with Megabus from Birmingham to Darlington on Omio.
  • You can go to Darlington from Birmingham by train with Cross Country. You'll see cheap train tickets for $73 (€66) with Cross Country from Birmingham to Darlington on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly between Birmingham and Darlington?

Yes, there are direct services available from Birmingham to Darlington with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Megabus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Darlington as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Birmingham and Darlington.

Where should I go next after I travel to Darlington from Birmingham?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Birmingham to Darlington often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Birmingham and Darlington itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Darlington and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I book tickets to Darlington from Birmingham online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Birmingham to Darlington, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $25 (€22) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $73 (€66) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Birmingham to Darlington online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.