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Darlington to Cambridge by train

  • First train
    05:17
  • Last train
    00:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 35m
  • Distance
    282 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    43
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 12m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Darlington to Cambridge by train

Fast trains from Darlington to Cambridge take around 2 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 282 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Darlington and Cambridge.

1. Are there direct trains from Darlington to Cambridge?

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

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Darlington to Cambridge 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 55 departures.

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

The Darlington to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Darlington around 05:17 and the last train is around 00:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Darlington around 05:18, and the last at 00:40.

When to book Darlington to Cambridge 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 Darlington to Cambridge by train.

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Which train companies operate between Darlington and Cambridge?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Thameslink

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

Cambridge to Darlington 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.