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Southampton to Darlington by train
Fastest journey4hr 34m
Trains per day43
Avg. journey time5hr 21m
Travelling from Southampton to Darlington by train
Fast trains from Southampton to Darlington take around 4 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 397 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southampton and Darlington.
1. Are there direct trains from Southampton to Darlington?
Journeys between Southampton and Darlington usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 42 departures on the route from Southampton 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 48 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Southampton to Darlington?
The Southampton to Darlington train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Southampton to Darlington train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Darlington is usually scheduled to depart Southampton around 04:52 and the last train is around 21:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southampton around 05:09, and the last at 23:00.
What's the Southampton to Darlington train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Southampton to Darlington are $39.72.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $201 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $63. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Southampton 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 Southampton to Darlington by train.
Which train companies operate between Southampton and Darlington?
More than one train company operates on the route from Southampton to Darlington, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- 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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