How to travel from Edinburgh to Darlington

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from Edinburgh to Darlington

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

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To get from Edinburgh to Darlington on Mar 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30AMEdinburgh Waverley1h56 11:26AMDarlington
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09:30AMEdinburgh Waverley1h56 11:26AMDarlington
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08:06AMEdinburgh Waverley2h05 10:11AMDarlington
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09:00AMEdinburgh Waverley1h58 10:58AMDarlington
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09:05AMEdinburgh Waverley2h05 11:10AMDarlington
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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Darlington

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $29
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€25) • 4 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $29 (€26) • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Transpennine Express

Travel 117 miles (189 km) by bus or train to Darlington from Edinburgh. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Transpennine Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Darlington.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Darlington

Travel Tips: 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 Edinburgh to Darlington.

There are 2 ways to get from Edinburgh to Darlington: bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Darlington is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $29 (€25) compared to other travel options to Darlington:

Taking a bus is about $1 (€1) less than taking a train, which costs on average $29 (€26) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Darlington from Edinburgh is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Darlington can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h   on average.

The distance is approximately 117 miles (189 km) from Edinburgh to Darlington.

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Darlington is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 41 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses from Edinburgh to Darlington most often leave from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Darlington, Feethams (Dolphin Centre).
  • Trains mostly leave from Edinburgh Waverley and tend to arrive in Darlington.

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

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Darlington. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Edinburgh to Darlington tickets on Omio for $29 (€25).
  • Travel with Transpennine Express to go to Darlington by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Transpennine Express Edinburgh to Darlington tickets on Omio for $29 (€26).
Many of our customers traveling from Edinburgh to Darlington don't make Darlington their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Darlington are London, Manchester or Newcastle upon Tyne, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Darlington to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $29 (€25) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $29 (€26) one way on average.

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

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