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Bradford to Darlington by train

  • First train
    05:58
  • Last train
    00:31
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 21m
  • Distance
    82 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    55
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 14m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bradford to Darlington by train

Fast trains from Bradford to Darlington take around 1 hour and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 82 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bradford and Darlington.

1. Are there direct trains from Bradford to Darlington?

Journeys between Bradford and Darlington usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 58 departures on the route from Bradford to Darlington every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Bradford to Darlington train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Darlington is usually scheduled to depart Bradford around 05:58 and the last train is around 00:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bradford around 06:00, and the last at 00:31.

When to book Bradford 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 Bradford to Darlington by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bradford and Darlington?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

Darlington to Bradford 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.