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Journey information from London to Newcastle

  • Train Fares from: £21.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

London to Newcastle train times information

Most of these services are run by London North Eastern Railway (LNER) and leave London Kings Cross on the hour and every 30 minutes past during the day (leaving less frequently in the evenings). The journey takes around 3h but can take 2h 45m on the fastest services. Other train companies operating on this route include CrossCountry, Grand Central Railway and TransPennine Express.

LNER offers free WiFi on all their trains, as well as a quiet coach where you can enjoy reading, sleeping and catching up on work without being disturbed. If you’re travelling in First Class, you’ll enjoy a complimentary meal and access to the First Class lounge at Kings Cross station before you board.

*Information correct at time of writing (August 2019). 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 . On an average weekday, there are 35 trains travelling from London to Newcastle. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from London to Newcastle by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from London to Newcastle cost?

    Train tickets from London to Newcastle can start from as little as £21.50 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • 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.

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  • 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 .

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    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.

London to Newcastle timetable

Check out the next trains departing from London to Newcastle for Sunday 27th Sep 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
08:4811:382h 50m, direct
09:0011:562h 56m, direct
09:3012:343h 4m, direct
10:0012:552h 55m, direct
10:3013:393h 9m, direct
11:0013:492h 49m, direct
11:3014:343h 4m, direct
12:0014:542h 54m, direct
12:3015:393h 9m, direct
13:0015:552h 55m, direct

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Newcastle to London.

Looking for other travel options? We also sell National Express coach tickets across the UK. Check out times and tickets for London to Newcastle by bus.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Newcastle

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
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