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Leeds to Newcastle by train

It takes an average of 1h 37m to travel from Leeds to Newcastle by train, over a distance of around 81 miles (130 km). There are normally 60 trains per day travelling from Leeds to Newcastle and tickets for this journey start from £10.20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 20m
PriceFrom £10.20
Distance81 miles (130 km)
Frequency60 trains per day
First train04:43
Last train22:43
Departure stationLeeds
Arrival stationNewcastle
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsCrossCountry, TransPennine Express, London North Eastern Railway

Leeds to Newcastle train times

Check out the next trains departing from Leeds to Newcastle for Tuesday 15th June 2021 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.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
12:14 On timeleeds13:39 Exp. 13:47newcastlePlat. 15B transpennine express PeakGet tickets1h 25m, 1 change
12:14 On timeleeds13:52 Exp. 13:58newcastlePlat. 15B transpennine express PeakGet tickets1h 38m, 1 change
12:18 On timeleeds12:51 Exp. 13:54newcastlePlat. 7A northern PeakGet tickets33m, 1 change
12:42 On timeleeds14:10 On timenewcastlePlat. 15 transpennine express PeakGet tickets1h 28m, direct
13:08 On timeleeds14:32 On timenewcastlePlat. 8 crosscountry PeakGet tickets1h 24m, direct
13:14 On timeleeds14:40 Exp. 14:43newcastlePlat. 15 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets1h 26m, 1 change
13:14 On timeleeds14:50 On timenewcastlePlat. 15 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets1h 36m, 1 change
13:42 On timeleeds15:11 On timenewcastlePlat. 15 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets1h 29m, direct
14:08 On timeleeds15:29 On timenewcastlePlat. 8D estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets1h 21m, direct
14:42 On timeleeds16:13 On timenewcastlePlat. 15 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets1h 31m, direct

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Leeds and Newcastle is 1 hour and 37 minutes, with around 60 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 Leeds and Newcastle by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Leeds to Newcastle is 1 hour and 20 minutes.

How much does the train from Leeds to Newcastle cost?

Train ticket prices from Leeds to Newcastle can start from as little as £10.20 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 Leeds to Newcastle?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Leeds to Newcastle without having to change trains. There are 60 direct trains from Leeds 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 Leeds to Newcastle leave?

The first train from Leeds to Newcastle leaves at 04:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Leeds to Newcastle leaves at 22:43. 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 Leeds and Newcastle by train?

Trains travelling from Leeds to Newcastle cover a distance of around 81 miles (130 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Newcastle to Leeds. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Leeds to Newcastle.

Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Newcastle

Train tickets from Leeds to Newcastle start at £10.20 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, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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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 Leeds 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.

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