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Dundee to Newcastle by train

It takes an average of 3h 8m to travel from Dundee to Newcastle by train, over a distance of around 116 miles (186 km). There are normally 5 trains per day travelling from Dundee to Newcastle and tickets for this journey start from £14.30 when you book in advance.

First train

08:08

Last train

19:34

Departure station

Dundee

Arrival station

Newcastle

Journey time

From 2h 47m

Distance

116 miles (186 km)

Frequency

5 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £14.30

Train operators

CrossCountry, London North Eastern Railway

How to travel from Dundee to Newcastle by train

Looking to travel from Dundee to Newcastle by train? You've come to the right place!

It usually takes around 3h 2m to travel the 116 miles (186 km) from Dundee to Newcastle by train, with around 16 trains running on this route daily. There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to your destination. You can get to your destination in just 2h 47m on the fastest CrossCountry and LNER services. Just sit back, relax and enjoy plenty of amenities on board, including free WiFi and a catering service.

If you want to save money, travel Off-Peak – tickets are usually cheaper during quieter times on weekdays and weekends. You can also get a Railcard and save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. Use our Journey Planner to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

If you want to know more about the journey from Dundee to Newcastle by train, keep reading for timetable, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Dundee to Newcastle? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Dundee to Newcastle take?

The average journey time by train between Dundee and Newcastle is 3 hours and 8 minutes, with around 5 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Dundee and Newcastle by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Dundee to Newcastle is 2 hours and 47 minutes.

How much does the train from Dundee to Newcastle cost?

Train ticket prices from Dundee to Newcastle can start from as little as £14.30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Dundee to Newcastle?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Dundee to Newcastle without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Dundee to Newcastle each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Dundee to Newcastle leave?

The first train from Dundee to Newcastle leaves at 08:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Dundee to Newcastle leave?

The last train from Dundee to Newcastle leaves at 19:34. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Dundee and Newcastle by train?

Trains travelling from Dundee to Newcastle cover a distance of around 116 miles (186 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Newcastle to Dundee.

Cheap train tickets from Dundee to Newcastle

Train tickets from Dundee to Newcastle start at £14.30 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Dundee to Newcastle is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† 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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