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Glasgow to Newcastle by train

It takes an average of 2h 43m to travel from Glasgow to Newcastle by train, over a distance of around 120 miles (194 km). There are normally 5 trains per day travelling from Glasgow to Newcastle and tickets for this journey start from £12.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 35m
PriceFrom £12.80
Distance120 miles (194 km)
Frequency5 trains per day
First train05:48
Last train19:00
Departure stationGlasgow
Arrival stationNewcastle
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsCrossCountry, London North Eastern Railway

Glasgow to Newcastle train times

Check out the next trains departing from Glasgow to Newcastle for Tuesday 12th July 2022 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.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:45 13:27 2h 42m, 1 change
11:15 13:56 2h 41m, 1 change
11:45 14:23 2h 38m, 1 change
12:15 14:56 2h 41m, 1 change
12:40 15:16 2h 36m, 1 change
12:45 15:28 2h 43m, 1 change
13:15 15:58 2h 43m, 1 change
13:35 16:15 2h 40m, 1 change
13:45 16:24 2h 39m, 1 change
14:15 16:57 2h 42m, 1 change

Travelling by train from Glasgow to Newcastle

Thinking about taking the train from Glasgow to Newcastle? Look no further.

The train from Glasgow to Newcastle usually takes around 2 hours and 47 minutes but can take just 2 hours and 34 minutes on the fastest direct CrossCountry or LNER services. You can also travel with ScotRail on this journey if you’re making a change along the way and depending on which route you take, you’ll either depart from Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen Street station.

Whichever service you travel on, you’ll find comfortable seating, free WiFi, and plenty of room for luggage, so you can sit back and relax during your journey to Newcastle. Before you arrive, why not check out our guide to things to do in Newcastle to help plan your trip.

Keen to book your train tickets from Glasgow to Newcastle? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to learn more about the journey, you can find our train timetable here, as well as tips on booking cheap tickets – including travelling Off-Peak and using a Railcard – and FAQs.

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 43 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 Glasgow and Newcastle by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Glasgow to Newcastle is 2 hours and 35 minutes.

How much does the train from Glasgow to Newcastle cost?

Train ticket prices from Glasgow to Newcastle can start from as little as £12.80 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 5 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 19:00. 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 £12.80 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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