Swansea to Darlington by train

  • First train
    04:58
  • Last train
    23:31
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 59m
  • Distance
    360 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    20
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 51m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Swansea to Darlington by train

Fast trains from Swansea to Darlington take around 5 hours and 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 360 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swansea and Darlington.

1. Are there direct trains from Swansea to Darlington?

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Swansea to Darlington every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

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

The Swansea to Darlington train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Darlington is usually scheduled to depart Swansea around 04:58 and the last train is around 22:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swansea around 07:11, and the last at 23:31.

When to book Swansea to Darlington 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 Swansea to Darlington by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swansea and Darlington?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • TransPennine Express

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

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Child and youth passengers

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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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