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Newcastle to Glasgow Central by train

It takes an average of 2h 42m 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 £10.60 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 35m
PriceFrom £10.60
Distance120 miles (194 km)
Frequency4 trains per day
First train14:30
Last train19:42
Departure stationNewcastle
Arrival stationGlasgow Central
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsCrossCountry, London North Eastern Railway

Newcastle to Glasgow Central train times

Check out the next trains departing from Newcastle to Glasgow Central for Tuesday 24th May 2022 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:52 14:53 3h 1m, 2 changes
12:23 15:16 2h 53m, 1 change
12:40 15:56 3h 16m, 1 change
12:54 15:53 2h 59m, 2 changes
13:32 16:21 2h 49m, 2 changes
13:40 16:41 3h 1m, 1 change
13:47 16:56 3h 9m, 1 change
13:54 16:52 2h 58m, 2 changes
13:54 16:58 3h 4m, 1 change
14:23 17:11 2h 48m, 1 change

Taking the train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central in 2 hours 35 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 3 hours 14 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 35 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 4 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You're likely to be travelling with London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or Lumo to Glasgow Central. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.

Book train tickets from Newcastle to Glasgow Central in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from £10.60. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices in our Journey Planner, for example when you travel at Off-Peak times or use a Railcard.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Glasgow Central by train, or check our timetable above to view live train times.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Newcastle to Glasgow Central? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central take?

The average journey time by train between Newcastle and Glasgow Central is 2 hours and 42 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Newcastle and Glasgow Central by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central is 2 hours and 35 minutes.

How much does the train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central cost?

Train ticket prices from Newcastle to Glasgow Central can start from as little as £10.60 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.

Is there a direct train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central?

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.

What time does the first train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central leave?

The first train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central leaves at 14:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central leave?

The last train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central leaves at 19:42. 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.

What's the distance between Newcastle and Glasgow Central by train?

Trains travelling from Newcastle to Glasgow Central cover a distance of around 120 miles (194 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Newcastle to Glasgow Central

Train tickets from Newcastle to Glasgow Central start at £10.60 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

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.

Use your Railcard

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.

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