Trains from Leeds to Darlington

Leeds to Darlington train information

Leeds Darlington train map

Train duration 0h55m
Arrival Darlington, England
Departure Leeds, England
Distance 50 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £17.40
Average train price £28.00
  • The route connecting Leeds, which is in England and Darlington, located in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by these several operators: Cross Country.
  • There are 50 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Leeds to Darlington is normally 0h55m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Darlington from Leeds, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.
  • Based on our data, the lowest fare to travel in the next month is £17.40. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Leeds to Darlington train tickets

from £17.40 MORE 0h56m
Other modes of transport available
from £16.20 MORE 1h25m

Leeds - Darlington prices calendar

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National Express£17



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Leeds - Darlington: the best time to book cheap trains

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Buying your train from Leeds to Darlington in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £15 when buying your seat 3 days in advance which is 27% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Leeds to Darlington trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Leeds and Darlington by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Darlington to Leeds and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Railway Station
£17.40 11/12/2021 09:42 1 day ago
Railway Station
£21.20 11/12/2021 08:08 Cross Country 1 day ago
Railway Station
£21.20 11/12/2021 09:08 Cross Country 1 day ago
Railway Station
£24.60 11/12/2021 08:51 1 day ago
Railway Station
£40.90 11/12/2021 08:14 1 day ago
Railway Station
£40.90 11/12/2021 09:14 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Leeds Darlington train

Discount Leeds - Darlington train tickets

The most efficient way to spend less on your Leeds Darlington train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to assess the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Leeds Darlington ticket is £27.70 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £27.70: £88/£27.70 = 3.18. You will need to make on average 4 trips from Darlington to Leeds (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most train fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Leeds to Darlington train £27.70 £18.47 £9.23 3.19

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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