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Berwick-upon-Tweed station lies in the former grounds of Berwick Castle, with the castle’s old west wall marking the boundary of the now-defunct station goods yard.

On the north bank of the River Tweed, the station is close to Berwick’s picturesque town centre, which retains its medieval walls, and a few miles west of the dramatic Northumberland coast.

First opened in 1847, Berwick upon Tweed station was originally built for services to Newcastle and Edinburgh. Today it runs regular services southbound to London Kings Cross, and northbound into Scotland, calling at Aberdeen, Glasgow and Inverness.

It's the most northerly station on the English rail network – Berwick itself is only a few miles south of the country’s most northerly point. In fact, so close is Berwick to the England-Scotland border that it repeatedly changed hands between the two countries for hundreds of years, before being decisively claimed by England in 1482.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 05:45:00 until 18:30:00
  • Saturday open from 06:45:00 until 15:15:00
  • Sunday open from 09:45:00 until 16:20:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at specific times. Please check at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Lift available from station forecourt to platforms 1 & 2.RNIB Map for all located just to the left of the station entry doors
Toilets notesThe toilets are located in the Main Entrance Hall and on both platforms. The National key toilets are located in the Waiting Room at the station entrance and inside the First Class Lounge. The toilets in the Waiting Room are operated by a RADAR key; a RADAR key is available from the Ticket Office upon request.
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
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Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark nameCouncil Car Park
Carpark operatorNorthumberland County Council
Car parking spaces124
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces8
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Within car park
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Berwick-upon-Tweed station is a major station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who may accept bookings include:

Opening Hours
  • Monday to Friday open from 06:00:00 until 20:00:00
  • Saturday open from 07:00:00 until 20:00:00
  • Sunday open from 09:30:00 until 20:00:00
Located Platform 2 Assistance Dogs and other well behaved dogs on leads will be permitted in all London North Eastern Railway Lounges Tickets Accepted
  • Fully inter-available First Class Season Ticket (i.e. tickets not specific to one train company)
  • Any First ClassAnytimeticket valid for travel on the London North Eastern Railway route
  • Any London North Eastern Railway First Class packages
  • First Advance (routed LNER/ LNER & connections
  • London North Eastern Railway First Class Reader Offer (routed LNER/LNER & Connections)
  • London North Eastern Railway First Class Flat Fare (routed LNER/LNER & Connections)
  • London North Eastern Railway Rewards First Class Leisure Single (routed LNER/LNER & Connections)
  • London North Eastern Railway Self PrintFirst Class Upgrade voucher (routed LNER/LNER & Connections)
  • Inclusive Tour Tickets (Superbreaks etc.)
  • Weekend First
Restricted tickets
  • AllFirst Class tickets valid only on other train operators, includingCaledonian Sleepers
Facilities Unisex Toilet, newspapers Refreshments Complimentary: tea/coffee/hot chocolate/water/ biscuits Wi-Fi Yes Showers No

Trains to Berwick upon Tweed station

Berwick upon Tweed train station is mainly served by CrossCountry and LNER trains. Thanks to frequent and direct LNER services, you can easily get to Berwick upon Tweed from London Kings Cross in 4h 5m and from Edinburgh Waverley in 47m. CrossCountry trains connect Berwick upon Tweed to Bristol, Glasgow, and Plymouth.

Berwick upon Tweed train station arrivals and departures

Want to know when your next train from/to Berwick upon Tweed station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Berwick upon Tweed railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Berwick upon Tweed.

Berwick upon Tweed station is accessible through a single entrance on Railway Street. The main station building contains both automated and manned ticketing services, as well as a vending machine and a small cafe. Platforms 1 (towards London and the south) and 2 (towards Scotland) are accessed via a raised footbridge. The platform island contains a First Class and Standard Class waiting lounge, as well as additional outdoor seating, toilet facilities and a customer service office.

Berwick upon Tweed train station parking

Berwick upon Tweed station has a council-run car park nearby and is staffed throughout the week during working hours.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Berwick upon Tweed station open?

Berwick upon Tweed train station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The railway station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from Berwick upon Tweed station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Berwick upon Tweed station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Wellingborough station.

Are there toilets at Berwick upon Tweed station?

Yes, toilets are available to use at Berwick upon Tweed train station.

Are dogs allowed at Berwick upon Tweed station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at Berwick upon Tweed station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from Berwick-upon-Tweed

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Berwick-upon-Tweed station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Kings CrossLondon North Eastern Railway22:292On time
to London Kings CrossLondon North Eastern Railway22:442On time
to London Kings CrossLondon North Eastern Railway06:002Scheduled
to London Kings CrossTransPennine Express06:291On time
to London Kings CrossLondon North Eastern Railway06:351On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Belford BusLondon North Eastern Railway22:272On time
from Belford BusLondon North Eastern Railway22:422On time
from Belford BusTransPennine Express06:281On time
from Belford BusLondon North Eastern Railway06:341On time
from Belford BusArriva Bus06:45Scheduled
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