Situated on Neville Street close to the River Tyne, Newcastle Central station is one of the busiest railway stations in Britain. Queen Victoria opened the historic Grade One listed building in 1850 and in 2014 refurbishment work to enhance the wonderful Victorian architectural features was completed.
Newcastle Central station is close to the Discovery Museum of Science and Local History, the O2 Academy live music venue and the Centre for Life Biotechnology Village.
Trains to Newcastle from the south mean lucky passengers get stunning views of several of the bridges over the River Tyne, as well as the renovated quaysides at Newcastle and Gateshead, now thriving cosmopolitan centres featuring public spaces, restaurants and bars.
|Weekdays||05:00 - 21:20|
|Saturday||05:00 - 21:20|
|Sunday||07:30 - 21:20|
|Staffing level||Full time|
|Shops note||<p>Paperchase, WH Smith, Boots, Sainsbury, Costa, Cafe Nero, Ugots, Pumpkim and ATM Coffee</p>|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Station Buffet notes|
Coffee shop Food vending machine Public House/Bar Food outlet (Seating available)
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Toilets notes||<p> Toilets are available on Platform 3 & 4 and also Platform 12 </p>|
|Staff Help notes|
ÿChanging PlacesÿToilet is available on Platform 12
|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 points||Available|
|Everyday||04:00 - 23:00|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park Short stay|
|Carpark operator||Virgin Trains East Coast Virgin Trains East Coast|
|Car parking spaces||469|
|Cycle storage spaces||116|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
|Cycle storage notes||<p>28 stands accommodating 56 cycles</p>|
|Step-free access||Whole station|
|Step-free access notes|
Level/ramp access to all platforms. Underpass with lifts to platforms 3 & 4.
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
|Weekdays||06:15 - 21:00|
|Saturday||06:15 - 21:00|
|Sunday||10:00 - 21:00|
South end of Platform 3
Assistance dogs and other well behaved dogs on leads will be permitted in all Virgin Trains East Coast First Class Lounges
Toilets / Meeting rooms, TV, newspapers
Complimentary: tea/coffee/hot chocolate/orange juice/water/ biscuits
Newcastle train station is mainly served by LNER, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express and Northern trains. You can easily get from London Kings Cross to Newcastle in 3h 33m on LNER direct services, while you can take a CrossCountry, LNER or TransPennine Express train from Edinburgh to Newcastle in 1h 36m. Northern trains cover the routes from Middlesbrough to Newcastle (1h 17m), Hexham to Newcastle (39m) and Nunthorpe to Newcastle (1h 33m).
Want to know when your next train from/to Newcastle station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Newcastle railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Newcastle.
Since 2014, a number of improvements have made it easier for passengers to navigate the station itself. Access points have been moved and clearer signage and a simpler layout help passengers to get quick and easy access to essential travel information, such as Newcastle train timetables. New lifts and escalators ensure that getting around the station is easy, while both waiting rooms and toilet facilities have been improved and undercover parking for cycles has been increased.
There's a long-stay car park with step-free access at Newcastle train station. Wheelchairs users may require assistance when using car park equipment at this station.
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Newcastle station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The 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.
Trains arrive into and depart from Newcastle 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 Newcastle.
Yes, there are toilets available to use at Newcastle station.
Yes, dogs are allowed at Newcastle station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.