Basingstoke to Darlington by train

  • First train
    04:54
  • Last train
    00:07
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 59m
  • Distance
    363 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    43
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 2m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basingstoke to Darlington by train

Fast trains from Basingstoke to Darlington take around 3 hours and 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 363 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basingstoke and Darlington.

1. Are there direct trains from Basingstoke to Darlington?

Journeys between Basingstoke and Darlington usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Basingstoke to Darlington every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 46 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Basingstoke to Darlington?

The Basingstoke to Darlington train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Basingstoke to Darlington train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Darlington is usually scheduled to depart Basingstoke around 04:54 and the last train is around 00:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basingstoke around 04:54, and the last at 23:44.

When to book Basingstoke to Darlington train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basingstoke to Darlington by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basingstoke and Darlington?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basingstoke to Darlington, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.