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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

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 PenzanceCrossCountry11:491On time
to Galashiels Bus StationCrossCountry12:24On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)CrossCountry12:262Late
to Edinburgh (Waverley)London North Eastern Railway12:402Late
to PlymouthCrossCountry12:481On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from AberdeenCrossCountry11:481On time
from Bristol Temple MeadsCrossCountry12:252Late
from Edinburgh (Waverley)TransPennine Express12:251On time
from London Kings CrossLondon North Eastern Railway12:392Late
from Edinburgh (Waverley)CrossCountry12:471On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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