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Direct services from London Kings Cross to Newcastle are run by East Coast Trains. There are 2 to 3 trains per hour, although these are less frequent during off peak times. The journey takes approximately three hours.
East Coast trains offer many amenities such as free Wi-Fi and help for disabled passengers. In addition, travellers may choose from a variety of snacks and sandwiches at the café bar, breakfast and dinner at the restaurant and at-seat dining for first class travellers. If you're bringing a bicycle, please call in advance to arrange space for it. It is also advisable to call ahead if you are planning to travel with a pet, which is free of charge.*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
The average journey time between London Kings Cross and Newcastle is 3 hours 2 minutes. The fastest journey time is 3 hours 9 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 84 trains per day travelling from London Kings Cross to Newcastle. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London Kings Cross to Newcastle without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London Kings Cross to Newcastle.
The first train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle departs at . The last train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle departs at . No sleeper services are available. There may also be less services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
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