How to travel from Darlington to Blackpool

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Travel Information from Darlington to Blackpool

distanceDistance78 miles (125 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$23 - $120
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€20) • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $120 (€104) • 3 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or TransPennine Express

Take a train or bus to travel 78 miles (125 km) from Darlington to Blackpool. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or TransPennine Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Darlington to Blackpool.

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from Darlington to Blackpool

How to get from Darlington to Blackpool by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Darlington to Blackpool is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

National Express
09:10PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
2 transfers
National Express
09:10PMBlackpool, Central Coach Station
2 transfers
Transpennine Express
Darlington station (DAR)
11:50AMBlackpool North (BPN)
2 transfers
Other options
Northern Rail
Darlington station (DAR)
12:04PMBlackpool North (BPN)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
Darlington station (DAR)
01:04PMBlackpool North (BPN)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
Darlington station (DAR)
02:04PMBlackpool North (BPN)
1 transfer

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Find the best journey to Blackpool from Darlington with National Express and Northern Rail (3). Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Northern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom operating trains from Darlington to Blackpool. It operates a wide range of services, from express trains to local services, and offers a variety of ticket types. Express trains are the fastest services, with journey times of up to two hours. Local services are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Northern Rail also offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of refreshments. The most popular routes for Northern Rail are between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds.

    National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel 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 travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel 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 Darlington - Blackpool travel: 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.

      FAQs: Travel from Darlington to Blackpool

      FAQs: Travel to Blackpool 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 Blackpool.

      There are 2 travel options from Darlington to Blackpool: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Blackpool from Darlington is by taking a bus, which costs on average $23 (€20).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Darlington to Blackpool:

      Taking a bus costs $97 (€84) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $120 (€104).

      The fastest way to get to Blackpool from Darlington is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 17 min.

      Other travel options to Blackpool take longer:

      Bus takes 6 h 15 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 78 miles (125 km) between Darlington and Blackpool.

      The average frequency per day from Darlington to Blackpool is:

      • 1 bus per day.
      • 16 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Blackpool from Darlington as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Darlington to Blackpool:

      • Most travelers catch their bus from Darlington, Feethams (Dolphin Centre) and arrive in Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road.
      • Most travelers board their train from Darlington and arrive in Blackpool North.

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

      • You can travel between Darlington and Blackpool by bus with National Express or Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $23 (€20) with National Express from Darlington to Blackpool.
      • You can go to Blackpool from Darlington by train with TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) or East Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for $120 (€104) with Northern Rail (3) from Darlington to Blackpool on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Darlington to Blackpool with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find direct buses with.
      • You can travel directly by train with.

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

      Your trip from Darlington to Blackpool doesn't have to end in Blackpool. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Manchester, London, Glasgow, Liverpool or Birmingham. If you’d like to add Manchester, London, Glasgow, Liverpool or Birmingham to your Darlington to Blackpool tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Blackpool today!

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