It takes an average of 2h 40m to travel from Newcastle to Glasgow Central by train, over a distance of around 120 miles (194 km). There are normally 4 trains per day travelling from Newcastle to Glasgow Central and tickets for this journey start from £11.80 when you book in advance.
From 2h 37m
120 miles (194 km)
4 trains per day
Direct trains available
Thinking about taking the train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central? We've got you covered.
On average, it takes around 2 hours and 40 minutes to travel the 120 miles (194 km) from Newcastle to Glasgow Central by train, although you can get there in as little as 2 hours and 35 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 6 direct trains running on this route every day, so you won't need to worry about making any changes along the way.
You're likely to be travelling with London North Eastern Railway, CrossCountry or Lumo from Newcastle to Glasgow Central. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.
If you want to save money, travel Off-Peak – tickets are usually cheaper during quieter times on weekdays and weekends compared to Peak times. You can also get a Railcard and save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. Use our Journey Planner to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.
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The average journey time by train between Newcastle and Glasgow Central is 2 hours and 40 minutes, with around 4 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 Newcastle to Glasgow Central is 2 hours and 37 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Newcastle to Glasgow Central can start from as little as £11.80 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 Newcastle to Glasgow Central without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Newcastle to Glasgow Central each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central leaves at 13:49. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central leaves at 20:09. 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 Newcastle to Glasgow Central cover a distance of around 120 miles (194 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Glasgow Central to Newcastle.
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 Newcastle to Glasgow Central is right for you.
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