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Newcastle to Peterborough by train

It takes an average of 2h 17m to travel from Newcastle to Peterborough by train, over a distance of around 175 miles (281 km). There are normally 29 trains per day travelling from Newcastle to Peterborough and tickets for this journey start from £27.50 when you book in advance.

First train

03:40

Last train

21:15

Departure station

Newcastle

Arrival station

Peterborough

Journey time

From 2h 2m

Distance

175 miles (281 km)

Frequency

29 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £27.50

Train operators

London North Eastern Railway, Lumo

About the train journey from Newcastle to Peterborough

Want to travel from Newcastle to Peterborough by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Newcastle to Peterborough usually takes 2 hours 17 minutes on average to travel 175 miles (281 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 2 minutes. You can expect to find 29 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Peterborough, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. Hop on a train operated by either London North Eastern Railway or Lumo to reach your destination in no time. These train companies are the main operators of services on this route and run modern comfortable trains to make your journey as relaxing as possible.

You can save money on train tickets from Newcastle to Peterborough if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from £27.50. You can also travel Off-Peak – tickets are usually cheaper during quieter times on weekdays and weekends – or get a Railcard and save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

If you want to know more about the journey, scroll up for timetables and live train times, or keep reading for tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Newcastle and Peterborough is 2 hours and 17 minutes, with around 29 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 Peterborough by train?

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

How much does the train from Newcastle to Peterborough cost?

Train ticket prices from Newcastle to Peterborough can start from as little as £27.50 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 Peterborough?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Newcastle to Peterborough without having to change trains. There are 29 direct trains from Newcastle to Peterborough 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 Peterborough leave?

The first train from Newcastle to Peterborough leaves at 03:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Newcastle to Peterborough 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 Peterborough by train?

Trains travelling from Newcastle to Peterborough cover a distance of around 175 miles (281 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Newcastle to Peterborough

Train tickets from Newcastle to Peterborough start at £27.50 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.

Book in advance

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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 Peterborough 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.

Split your tickets

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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