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Escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre and hop onto one of our trains from Manchester Victoria to Darlington to visit a beautiful northern town with endless possibilities of fun. Whether you’re looking forward to exploring historic locations like Raby Castle or experiencing the breathtaking opera held at Darlington Hippodrome, make sure you travel in comfort and get your train tickets from Manchester Victoria to Darlington today. 


Check out our live departures board below for the latest train times from Manchester Victoria to Darlington to find a train that fits your schedule.

Journey information from Manchester Victoria to Darlington

  • How long is the average journey duration from Manchester Victoria to Darlington? 1 hour 58 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Manchester Victoria to Darlington? 1 hour 41 minutes
  • When is the first train from Manchester Victoria to Darlington? 06:38
  • When is the last train from Manchester Victoria to Darlington? 21:45
  • How many services run for Manchester Victoria to Darlington today? 17

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


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