Ipswich to Darlington by train

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    00:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 18m
  • Distance
    328 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 48m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ipswich to Darlington by train

Fast trains from Ipswich to Darlington take around 3 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 328 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and Darlington.

1. Are there direct trains from Ipswich to Darlington?

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

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Ipswich 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 29 departures.

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

The Ipswich to Darlington train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Darlington is usually scheduled to depart Ipswich around 06:00 and the last train is around 22:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ipswich around 06:00, and the last at 00:45.

When to book Ipswich 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 Ipswich to Darlington by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ipswich and Darlington?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Coast
  • Greater Anglia
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • 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.