Thinking about taking the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle? We’ve got you covered.
You can expect the journey from Edinburgh to Newcastle by train to take around 1h 36m. You’ll usually find around 103 trains running on this route per day, which spans 92 miles (148 km). There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to your destination. Hop on a train to Newcastle and it’s likely to be a London North Eastern Railway (LNER) service, as they’re one of the main operators on this route, although you may change between different train companies during your journey. If you’re looking to get there quickly, the fastest train time from Edinburgh to Newcastle is 1h 22m.
If you want to snap up the cheapest fares, take the train during Off-Peak times. You can also get a Railcard if you’re travelling by train more than a few times a year – you'll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys.
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The average journey time by train between Edinburgh (Waverley) and Newcastle is 1 hour and 36 minutes, with around 103 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Newcastle is 1 hour and 22 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Newcastle can start from as little as £10.50 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Newcastle without having to change trains. There are 103 direct trains from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Newcastle each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Newcastle leaves at 04:14. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Newcastle leaves at 22:15. 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.
Trains travelling from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Newcastle cover a distance of around 92 miles (148 km) during the journey.
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 Edinburgh (Waverley) to Newcastle is right for you.
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.
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