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Newcastle to York by train

It takes an average of 1h 8m to travel from Newcastle to York by train, over a distance of around 73 miles (117 km). There are normally 140 trains per day travelling from Newcastle to York and tickets for this journey start from £7.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 54m
PriceFrom £7.80
Distance73 miles (117 km)
Frequency140 trains per day
First train03:26
Last train22:45
Departure stationNewcastle
Arrival stationYork
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsCrossCountry, TransPennine Express, London North Eastern Railway, Lumo

Newcastle to York train times

Check out the next trains departing from Newcastle to York for martedì 23º agosto 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.
11:42 12:48 1h 6m, direct
11:58 12:55 57m, direct
12:27 13:30 1h 3m, direct
12:41 13:38 57m, direct
12:43 13:48 1h 5m, direct
12:58 13:55 57m, direct
13:30 14:29 59m, direct
13:37 14:38 1h 1m, direct
13:43 14:47 1h 4m, direct
13:59 14:56 57m, direct

Travelling from Newcastle to York by train

If you want to travel from Newcastle to York by train, you've come to the right place.

The train from Newcastle to York usually takes around 1h 10m but can take just 54m on the fastest CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or LNER services, with around 114 trains running on this popular route every day. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as direct services are available.

If you want to snap up the cheapest fares, book an Off-Peak time – train tickets are usually cheaper when you travel Off-Peak compared to taking the train at Peak times. If you want to save even more, why not buy a Railcard? You’ll get up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. You can compare ticket prices in our Journey Planner at the top of the page.

Want to book your train tickets from Newcastle to York? Just start a search with us today. If you want to check if trains are running, read on for more information, including first and last train times, FAQs, and tips on how to book cheap train tickets to York from Newcastle.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Newcastle and York is 1 hour and 8 minutes, with around 140 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 York by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Newcastle to York is 54 minutes.

How much does the train from Newcastle to York cost?

Train ticket prices from Newcastle to York can start from as little as £7.80 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 York?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Newcastle to York without having to change trains. There are 140 direct trains from Newcastle to York 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 York leave?

The first train from Newcastle to York leaves at 03:26. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Newcastle to York leaves at 22:45. 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 York by train?

Trains travelling from Newcastle to York cover a distance of around 73 miles (117 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Newcastle to York

Train tickets from Newcastle to York start at £7.80 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 York 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

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

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

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