Darlington to Rugby by train

  • First train
    05:17
  • Last train
    23:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 52m
  • Distance
    239 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 57m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Darlington to Rugby by train

Fast trains from Darlington to Rugby take around 2 hours and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 239 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Darlington and Rugby.

1. Are there direct trains from Darlington to Rugby?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Darlington to Rugby 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 20 departures.

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

The Darlington to Rugby train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Rugby is usually scheduled to depart Darlington around 05:17 and the last train is around 23:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Darlington around 05:18, and the last at 22:31.

When to book Darlington to Rugby 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 Rugby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Darlington and Rugby?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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.