Darlington to Penrith by train

  • First train
    07:07
  • Last train
    23:57
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 25m
  • Distance
    80 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    20
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 38m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Darlington to Penrith by train

Fast trains from Darlington to Penrith take around 2 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 80 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Darlington and Penrith.

1. Are there direct trains from Darlington to Penrith?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Darlington to Penrith 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 20 departures.

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

The Darlington to Penrith train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Penrith is usually scheduled to depart Darlington around 07:07 and the last train is around 23:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Darlington around 07:07, and the last at 22:55.

When to book Darlington to Penrith 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 Penrith by train.

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Which train companies operate between Darlington and Penrith?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

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