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.
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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.
The fastest journey time by train from Glasgow to Newcastle is 2 hours and 35 minutes.
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.
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.
The first train from Glasgow to Newcastle leaves at 05:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Glasgow to Newcastle cover a distance of around 120 miles (194 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 Glasgow 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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