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Darlington to London Kings Cross

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  1. expected to depart at 
    Darlington
    Platform 1
    21:18
    Darlington
    Platform 1
    22:21
    Doncaster
    Platform 1
    22:40
    Doncaster
    Platform 8 estimated
    23:17
    Sheffield
    Platform 6A estimated
    23:38
    Sheffield
    Platform 2A estimated
    00:29
    Nottingham
    Platform 6B estimated
    04:45
    Nottingham
    06:06
    Leicester
    06:24
    Leicester
    08:05
    Bedford
    08:20
    Bedford
    09:05
    Luton
    09:14
    Luton
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:55
    London St Pancras International
    Platform A estimated
    09:55
    London St Pancras International
    10:11
    London Kings Cross
    London Kings Cross
    7 changes
    Super Off Peak
  2. expected to depart at 
    Darlington
    Platform 1
    21:18
    Darlington
    Platform 1
    22:21
    Doncaster
    Platform 1
    22:40
    Doncaster
    Platform 8 estimated
    23:17
    Sheffield
    Platform 6A estimated
    23:38
    Sheffield
    Platform 2A estimated
    00:29
    Nottingham
    Platform 6B estimated
    04:45
    Nottingham
    08:35
    Bedford
    08:50
    Bedford
    09:35
    Luton
    09:44
    Luton
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:25
    London St Pancras International
    Platform A estimated
    10:25
    London St Pancras International
    10:41
    London Kings Cross
    London Kings Cross
    6 changes
    Super Off Peak
  3. expected to depart at 
    Darlington
    Platform 1
    21:18
    Darlington
    Platform 1
    22:21
    Doncaster
    Platform 1
    07:55
    Doncaster
    10:25
    Peterborough
    10:42
    Peterborough
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:36
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 2 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 2 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  4. expected to depart at 
    Darlington
    Platform 1
    21:18
    Darlington
    Platform 1
    22:21
    Doncaster
    Platform 1
    09:10
    Doncaster
    Platform 3A estimated
    11:42
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  5. Darlington
    Platform 1 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 1 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  6. Darlington
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:57
    Darlington
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:51
    Doncaster
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:58
    Doncaster
    Platform 3A estimated
    12:20
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 9 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 9 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  7. Darlington
    Platform 1 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  8. Darlington
    Platform 1 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  9. Darlington
    Platform 1 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 5 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from Darlington to London Kings Cross

  • Train Fares from: £19
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

Darlington to London Kings Cross train times information

Trains go directly from Darlington to Kings Cross approximately every half an hour, although the exact time varies. Virgin Trains East Coast provide a direct service, whilst CrossCountry and Grand Central go as far as Doncaster and York respectively; thereafter travellers need to take a Virgin Trains East Coast service to complete their journey. Travel time for both options is approximately two hours and 45 minutes.

Free Wi-Fi, restaurant dining and café car services are all available on East Coast trains. Breakfast and dinner are served in the restaurant car, while sandwiches, snacks and drinks may be purchased at the café. First class passengers have the additional option of being served in their seats. Bicycles may be taken aboard the train, though it is best to call in advance to arrange this as space is limited.

*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
  • How long does it take to travel from Darlington to London Kings Cross by train?

    The average journey time between Darlington and London Kings Cross is . On an average weekday, there are 48 trains travelling from Darlington to London Kings Cross. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Darlington to London Kings Cross by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Darlington to London Kings Cross cost?

    Train tickets from Darlington to London Kings Cross can start from as little as £19 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Darlington to London Kings Cross?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Darlington to London Kings Cross without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Darlington to London Kings Cross.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Darlington and London Kings Cross?

    The distance between Darlington and London Kings Cross is 215 miles.

    Distance: 215 miles
  • What time is the first train from Darlington to London Kings Cross?

    The first train from Darlington to London Kings Cross departs at .

    What time is the last train from Darlington to London Kings Cross?

    The last train from Darlington to London Kings Cross departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Darlington to London Kings Cross timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Darlington to London Kings Cross for Saturday 16th Nov 2019. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
21:1810:1112h 53m, 7 changes
21:1810:4113h 23m, 6 changes
21:1811:3614h 18m, 2 changes
21:1811:4214h 24m, 1 change
08:2711:513h 24m, direct
08:5712:203h 23m, 1 change
09:2812:573h 29m, direct
11:0013:432h 43m, direct
11:2813:532h 25m, direct

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London Kings Cross to Darlington.

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