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.
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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.
The fastest journey time by train from Newcastle to London is 2 hours and 35 minutes.
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.
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.
The first train from Newcastle to London leaves at 03:44. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Newcastle to London cover a distance of around 247 miles (397 km) during the journey.
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