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Newcastle to London by train

It takes an average of 3h 33m to travel from Newcastle to London by train, over a distance of around 247 miles (397 km). There are normally 61 trains per day travelling from Newcastle to London and tickets for this journey start from £21.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 35m
PriceFrom £21.50
Distance247 miles (397 km)
Frequency61 trains per day
Departure stationNewcastle
Arrival stationLondon
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsLondon North Eastern Railway

Newcastle to London train times

Check out the next trains departing from Newcastle to London for Sunday 16th May 2021 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.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
08:25 On timenewcastle11:38 On timelondon kings crossPlat. 3 london north eastern railway Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 13m, direct
08:55 On timenewcastle11:58 On timelondon kings crossPlat. 2 london north eastern railway Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 3m, direct
09:25 On timenewcastle12:40 On timelondon kings crossPlat. 2 london north eastern railway Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 15m, direct
09:39 On timenewcastle12:52 On timelondon kings crossPlat. 4 transpennine express Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 13m, 1 change
10:00 On timenewcastle12:58 On timelondon kings crossPlat. 2 estimatedlondon north eastern railway Super Off PeakGet tickets2h 58m, direct
10:27 On timenewcastle13:40 On timelondon kings crossPlat. 3 estimatedlondon north eastern railway Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 13m, direct
10:59 On timenewcastle13:59 On timelondon kings crossPlat. 3 estimatedlondon north eastern railway Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 0m, direct
11:30 On timenewcastle14:39 On timelondon kings crossPlat. 3 estimatedlondon north eastern railway Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 9m, direct
11:58 On timenewcastle14:59 On timelondon kings crossPlat. 4 estimatedlondon north eastern railway Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 1m, direct
12:25 On timenewcastle15:40 On timelondon kings crossPlat. 3 estimatedlondon north eastern railway Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 15m, direct

How to travel from Newcastle to London by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Newcastle to London? Look no further.

The train from Newcastle to London usually takes around 3h 33m to travel 247 miles (397 km). You can expect to find 61 trains running on this popular route per day. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. Services on this route are run by London North Eastern Railway (LNER), the East Coast franchise. If you’re lucky, you may even find yourself on one of LNER’s state-of-the-art Azuma trains, which will whisk you to London in just 2h 35m.

Want to get the best train deals? Travel Off-Peak – we’ll highlight the cheapest Off-Peak train tickets from Newcastle to London in our Journey Planner. If you’re travelling by train quite frequently, why not get a Railcard – you'll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start a search for cheap train tickets with us today. Want to check if trains are running? Use our timetable to view live train times from Newcastle to London.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Newcastle to London? 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 London take?

The average journey time by train between Newcastle and London is 3 hours and 33 minutes, with around 61 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 London by train?

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

How much does the train from Newcastle to London cost?

Train ticket prices from Newcastle to London can start from as little as £21.50 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 London?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Newcastle to London without having to change trains. There are 61 direct trains from Newcastle to London 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 London leave?

The first train from Newcastle to London leaves at 03:44. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Newcastle to London leave?

The last train from Newcastle to London leaves at 21:15. 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 London by train?

Trains travelling from Newcastle to London cover a distance of around 247 miles (397 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London to Newcastle. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Newcastle to London.

Cheap train tickets from Newcastle to London

Train tickets from Newcastle to London start at £21.50 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, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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 London 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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