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from Darlington to Manchester

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

Our recommendation

To get from Darlington to Manchester on Nov 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:14AMDarlington2h09 10:23AMManchester Victoria
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$541One-way
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08:14AMDarlington2h09 10:23AMManchester Victoria
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09:06AMDarlington2h07 11:13AMManchester Victoria
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08:27AMDarlington2h13 10:40AMManchester Victoria
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10:10AMDarlington1h59 12:09PMManchester Victoria
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Sat
Nov 27
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$23Megabus
Sun
Nov 28
$54First Transpennine Express
$23Megabus
Mon
Nov 29
$23First Transpennine Express
$34National Express
Tue
Nov 30
$42First Transpennine Express
$20Megabus
Fri
Dec 3
$44First Transpennine Express
$19Megabus
Sat
Dec 4
$54First Transpennine Express
$20Megabus
Sun
Dec 5
$46First Transpennine Express
$20Megabus
Mon
Dec 6
$38First Transpennine Express
$19Megabus
Fri
Dec 10
$38First Transpennine Express
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Sat
Dec 11
$52First Transpennine Express
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Tue
Dec 14
$24First Transpennine Express
$19Megabus
Wed
Dec 15
$24First Transpennine Express
$19Megabus
Thu
Dec 16
$24First Transpennine Express
$19Megabus
Fri
Dec 17
$12First Transpennine Express
$18National Express

Travel Tips

Travel from Darlington to Manchester
Travel 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.
FAQs
How do I go from Darlington to Manchester?

You can travel between Darlington and Manchester 2 different ways: bus or train.

How do I get from Darlington to Manchester the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel between Darlington and Manchester is by taking a bus with an average price of $17 (€14).

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

Taking a bus is usually $15 (€12) less than taking a train to Manchester, which costs on average $32 (€26) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Darlington is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Manchester by bus can take on average 2 h 30 min.

How far is it from Darlington to Manchester?

The distance from Darlington to Manchester is approximately 77 miles (124 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Darlington to Manchester is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Darlington to Manchester?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Darlington, Darlington and tend to arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Trains most often depart from Darlington at Darlington and arrive in Manchester at Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel companies can take me from Darlington to Manchester?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Darlington to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Megabus to go to Manchester by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Darlington to Manchester tickets on Omio for $17 (€14).
  • First Transpennine Express can get you to Manchester by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with First Transpennine Express from Darlington to Manchester for $32 (€26) on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly to Manchester from Darlington?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Manchester with First Transpennine Express with 25 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Manchester 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 route.

Where should I go next after I travel from Darlington to Manchester?
Omio customers who travel from Darlington to Manchester often also extend their vacation to go to London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Manchester and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket from Darlington to Manchester online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $17 (€14) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $32 (€26) one way.

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

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