Swindon to Darlington by train

  • First train
    05:22
  • Last train
    23:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 3m
  • Distance
    329 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    83
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 50m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Swindon to Darlington by train

Fast trains from Swindon to Darlington take around 4 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 329 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swindon and Darlington.

1. Are there direct trains from Swindon to Darlington?

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

We usually find around 76 departures on the route from Swindon 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 103 departures.

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

The Swindon to Darlington train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Darlington is usually scheduled to depart Swindon around 05:22 and the last train is around 23:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swindon around 06:11, and the last at 00:42.

When to book Swindon 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 Swindon to Darlington by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swindon and Darlington?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • TransPennine Express
  • 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.