Trains from Newcastle to London Kings Cross take around 3h 33m on average but can take just 2h 35m minutes on the fastest LNER Azuma services. There are usually 1 or 2 direct trains heading to London from Newcastle an hour, with around 61 services running in total per day.
LNER's ultra-modern Azuma trains offer comfort and speed for every passenger. If you're travelling in Standard, expect free WiFi, power sockets at every seat and 7cm of extra legroom compared to their other trains. Fancy travelling in style? LNER First Class offers a complimentary meal, reclining seats and ambient lighting to make your journey even more enjoyable.
Ready to book? Start a search for trains from Newcastle to London Kings Cross in our Journey Planner at the top of the page, or keep reading for FAQs and tips on finding cheap train tickets.
The average journey time by train between Newcastle and London Kings Cross 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 Kings Cross is 2 hours and 35 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Newcastle to London Kings Cross 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 Kings Cross without having to change trains. There are 61 direct trains from Newcastle to London Kings Cross each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross leaves at 03:44. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross 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 Kings Cross cover a distance of around 245 miles (395 km) during the journey.
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 Kings Cross is right for you.
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