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Running 19 times a day with CrossCountry*
*Based on scheduled timetable
Take advantage of discounted train tickets up to 15 minutes prior to departure, when you purchase Advance tickets.
Enjoy your journey from Durham to Darlington when you travel with CrossCountry. With no need to worry about traffic, getting lost, or where to park the car, travelling by train is the easiest and most comfortable way to connect with the people and places you love.
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From shopping to culture, from history to nature, from attractions to restaurants - Darlington has you covered. You'll arrive directly into Darlington, so you can start exploring immediately. Stay for a day, a weekend, a week or more - you won't run out of things to do in Darlington no matter how long you're there.
Yes, there are direct trains from Durham to Darlington on the CrossCountry network.
As you would expect from CrossCountry, our service from Durham to Darlington has lots of amenities to enjoy. Take advantage of the at-seat service providing drinks and a selection of snacks, as well as plentiful seating choices and charge points (subject to availability). We have everything you need onboard to have a great train journey.
We provide free WiFi on all our trains from Durham to Darlington. Whether you're travelling for business or pleasure, it's always better to stay connected with friends, family and even colleagues!
T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more info.
You can reserve a seat for free on most CrossCountry services from Durham to Darlington using our quick, easy and free ten minute reservation service. Reserve a seat by text message up to 10 minutes before travel if you hold Anytime or Off-Peak tickets. Check out our Ten Minute Reservation page for more information.
Looking for cheap tickets from Durham to Darlington? You're in luck! At CrossCountry, we're committed to connecting you to the people and places you love and giving you the best possible price is part of that. Check out our guide to finding cheap tickets and keep an eye on our special offers.
If you have a railcard, there's a good chance you can save up to 1/3 of your fare on trains from Durham to Darlington. If you have any questions, check out our Railcards page for further details.
For full information about Darlington station, check out our station guide.
Whether you're looking to have a fun day out or are planning a longer stay, our destination guide can help you plan the perfect trip!
Whether you’re looking to spend a day out shopping with the girls, you want a romantic date night with your partner or a fun day out with the kids, Darlington and its surrounding areas are perfect for exploring. Travel there for the day or use it as a base for a weekend or longer as you discover what this fascinating corner of the North East has to offer.Find Out More