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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:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:45 - 18:30
Saturday 06:45 - 15:15
Sunday 09:45 - 16:20
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

We welcome your feedback, suggestions and ideas to help us to make changes that can develop and grow our business.

Customer help pointsUnavailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameCouncil Car Park
Carpark operatorLocal Council
Car parking spaces150
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces16
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes

Within car park

Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Lift available from station forecourt to platforms 1 & 2.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Opening Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 20:00
Saturday 07:00 - 20:00
Sunday 09:30 - 20:00

Located

Platform 2

Assistance Dogs and other well behaved dogs on leads will be permitted in all Virgin Trains East Coast Lounges

Tickets Accepted

  • Fully inter-available First Class Season Ticket (i.e. tickets not specific to one train company)
  • Any First Class Anytime ticket valid for travel on the Virgin Trains East Coast route
  • Any Virgin Trains East Coast First Class packages
  • First Advance (routed VTEC/ VTEC & connections
  • Virgin Trains East Coast First Class Reader Offer (routed VTEC/VTEC & Connections)
  • Virgin Trains East Coast First Class Flat Fare (routed VTEC/VTEC & Connections)
  • Virgin Trains East Coast Rewards First Class Leisure Single (routed VTEC/VTEC & Connections)
  • Virgin Trains East Coast Self Print First Class Upgrade voucher (routed VTEC/VTEC & Connections)
  • Inclusive Tour Tickets (Superbreaks etc.)
  • Weekend First

 

Restricted tickets

  • All First Class tickets valid only on other train operators, including Caledonian 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.

Hotels near Berwick upon Tweed train station

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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 Galashiels Bus StationCrossCountry12:52On time
to Belford BusArriva Bus13:05Scheduled
to London Kings CrossLondon North Eastern Railway13:40On time
to Seahouses BusArriva Bus14:05Scheduled
to London Kings CrossLondon North Eastern Railway14:131On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Belford BusArriva Bus13:00Scheduled
from Edinburgh (Waverley)London North Eastern Railway13:40On time
from Seahouses BusArriva Bus14:00Scheduled
from Edinburgh (Waverley)London North Eastern Railway14:111On time
from PlymouthCrossCountry14:212On time
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