Maidstone to Darlington by train

  • First train
    05:38
  • Last train
    23:11
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 39m
  • Distance
    386 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Maidstone to Darlington by train

Fast trains from Maidstone to Darlington take around 3 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 386 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Maidstone and Darlington.

1. Are there direct trains from Maidstone to Darlington?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Maidstone 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 23 departures.

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

The Maidstone to Darlington train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Darlington is usually scheduled to depart Maidstone around 05:38 and the last train is around 23:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Maidstone around 05:56, and the last at 23:11.

When to book Maidstone 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 Maidstone to Darlington by train.

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Which train companies operate between Maidstone and Darlington?

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

  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • 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.