Want to know more about the journey from Leeds to Newcastle by train? Look no further!
The train from Leeds to Newcastle usually takes around 1h 34m but can take just 1h 20m on the fastest CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or LNER services, with around 40 trains running on this popular route every day. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available.
If you want to snap up the cheapest fares, we suggest you travel during Off-Peak times as tickets from Leeds to Newcastle tend to be cheaper. 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 Leeds and Newcastle is 1 hour and 35 minutes, with around 41 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 Leeds to Newcastle is 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Leeds to Newcastle can start from as little as £10.90 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 Leeds to Newcastle without having to change trains. There are 41 direct trains from Leeds to Newcastle each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Leeds to Newcastle leaves at 04:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Leeds to Newcastle cover a distance of around 81 miles (130 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 Leeds 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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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.