Trains from

London to Newcastle

  1. on time
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 4
    on time
    Newcastle
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
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    London Kings Cross
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Newcastle
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
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    London Kings Cross
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Newcastle
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 6 estimated
    08:06
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 6 estimated
    10:05
    York
    Platform 9 estimated
    10:18
    York
    Platform 10 estimated
    11:26
    Newcastle
    Platform 6 estimated
    on time
    Newcastle
    Platform 6 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
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    London Kings Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Newcastle
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
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    London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Newcastle
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
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    London Kings Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Newcastle
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
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    London Kings Cross
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Newcastle
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
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    London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Newcastle
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
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    London Kings Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Newcastle
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from London to Newcastle

  • Train Fares from: £20.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

London to Newcastle train times information

Most of these services are run by Virgin Trains East Coast and leave London Kings Cross twice an hour during the day and less frequently in the evenings. Direct journeys last just over three hours, but if you need to change it can add an extra twenty minutes or so onto your travel time. Other trains servicing this route are CrossCountry, Grand Central and TransPennine Express.

East Coast Trains have a quiet coach where there is less through traffic, so passengers can enjoy a peaceful journey with a minimum amount of disturbance if they choose. First Class passengers have free access to Wi-Fi, and Standard Class passengers have free access for 15 minutes with an additional charge thereafter. The usual array of dining options is also available.

*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change

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  • How long does it take to travel from London to Newcastle by train?

    The average journey time between London and Newcastle is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 33 trains per day travelling from London to Newcastle. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from London to Newcastle?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Newcastle without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London to Newcastle.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between London and Newcastle?

    The distance between London and Newcastle is 247 miles.

    Distance: 247 miles
  • What time is the first train from London to Newcastle?

    The first train from London to Newcastle departs at .

    What time is the last train from London to Newcastle?

    The last train from London to Newcastle departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Find journey information for Newcastle to London

Did you know you could also travel from London to Newcastle by bus? Find out more about that journey here.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Newcastle

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