Darlington to Gatwick Airport by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:17
  • Last train
    23:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 17m

Travelling from Darlington to Gatwick Airport by train

Fast trains from Darlington to Gatwick Airport take around 3 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 386 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Darlington and Gatwick Airport.

Are there direct trains from Darlington to Gatwick Airport?

Journeys between Darlington and Gatwick Airport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Darlington to Gatwick Airport 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 32 departures.

How long is the train journey from Darlington to Gatwick Airport?

The Darlington to Gatwick Airport train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Darlington to Gatwick Airport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Gatwick Airport is usually scheduled to depart Darlington around 05:17 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Darlington around 05:17, and the last at 22:31.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Darlington to Gatwick Airport 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 Darlington to Gatwick Airport by train.

Which train companies operate between Darlington and Gatwick Airport?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • Gatwick Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink

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

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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