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Birmingham International to Darlington by train

  • First train
    05:47
  • Last train
    22:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 38m
  • Distance
    231 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 33m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Birmingham International to Darlington by train

Fast trains from Birmingham International to Darlington take around 2 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 231 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham International and Darlington.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham International to Darlington?

Journeys between Birmingham International and Darlington usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Birmingham International to Darlington every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 28 departures.

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

The Birmingham International to Darlington train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Darlington is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham International around 06:05 and the last train is around 22:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham International around 05:47, and the last at 22:05.

When to book Birmingham International 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 Birmingham International to Darlington by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham International and Darlington?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Darlington to Birmingham International by train

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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.