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Glasgow to Newcastle by train

It takes an average of 2h 44m to travel from Glasgow to Newcastle by train, over a distance of around 120 miles (194 km). There are normally 3 trains per day travelling from Glasgow to Newcastle and tickets for this journey start from £12.60 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 2h 38m


120 miles (194 km)


3 trains per day


Direct trains available


From £12.60

Train operators

CrossCountry, London North Eastern Railway

Glasgow to Newcastle train times

Check out the next trains departing from Glasgow to Newcastle for Friday 24th May 2024 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
04:28 glasgow central07:36 newcastlePlat. 1 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets3h 8m, 1 change
06:00 glasgow queen street08:24 newcastlePlat. 3 estimatedscotrail Get tickets2h 24m, 1 change
06:06 glasgow queen street08:55 newcastlePlat. 9 estimatedscotrail Get tickets2h 49m, 1 change
06:48 glasgow central09:27 newcastlePlat. 2 estimatedlondon north eastern railway Get tickets2h 39m, direct
07:15 glasgow queen street09:57 newcastlePlat. 4 estimatedscotrail Get tickets2h 42m, 1 change

Travelling from Glasgow to Newcastle by train

Considering a trip to Tyneside and need more information about the journey by train from Glasgow to Newcastle? Look no further! 

On average, it takes around 2 hours and 42 minutes to travel from Glasgow to Newcastle by train, although the fastest services can take you there in just 2 hours and 35 minutes. On this route, there are around 5 direct trains, so you don’t need to worry about making any changes along the way.  

When travelling on this route, you’ll board a train at Glasgow Central station operated by either CrossCountry or London North Eastern Railway (LNER). No matter who you end up travelling with, you’ll enjoy onboard amenities such as free WiFi, comfortable seating and luggage storage. With both operators, your train will arrive at Newcastle station.  

Once you’ve exited the station, you’ll find yourself perfectly positioned to start exploring the city. Not sure where to visit first? Check out our guide to the best things to do in Newcastle, including a trip to the Great North Museum and St James’ Park.  

Looking to save money on your train tickets? Try travelling Off-Peak, because tickets are generally cheaper during quieter travel times on weekdays and weekends. To save even more, get a Railcard and you’ll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year.  

Eager to book? Start a search for cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Newcastle in our Journey Planner at the top of the page. If you’d like to learn more about the journey first, continue reading for our train timetables, FAQs and tips on booking cheap train fares.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Newcastle take?

The average journey time by train between Glasgow and Newcastle is 2 hours and 44 minutes, with around 3 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 Glasgow and Newcastle by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Glasgow to Newcastle is 2 hours and 38 minutes.

How much does the train from Glasgow to Newcastle cost?

Train ticket prices from Glasgow to Newcastle can start from as little as £12.60 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 Glasgow to Newcastle?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Glasgow to Newcastle without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Newcastle leave?

The first train from Glasgow to Newcastle leaves at 05:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Glasgow to Newcastle leaves at 10:55. 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 Glasgow and Newcastle by train?

Trains travelling from Glasgow to Newcastle cover a distance of around 120 miles (194 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Newcastle

Train tickets from Glasgow to Newcastle start at £12.60 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

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

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 Glasgow 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

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

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

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