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Bolton to Darlington by train

  • First train
    05:37
  • Last train
    21:44
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 13m
  • Distance
    120 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 38m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bolton to Darlington by train

Fast trains from Bolton to Darlington take around 2 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 120 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bolton and Darlington.

1. Are there direct trains from Bolton to Darlington?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Bolton to Darlington 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 26 departures.

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

The Bolton to Darlington train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Darlington is usually scheduled to depart Bolton around 05:37 and the last train is around 21:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bolton around 07:17, and the last at 00:22.

When to book Bolton 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 Bolton to Darlington by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bolton and Darlington?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Darlington to Bolton by train

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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.