It takes an average of 2h 25m to travel from Peterborough to Newcastle by train, over a distance of around 175 miles (281 km). There are normally 29 trains per day travelling from Peterborough to Newcastle and tickets for this journey start from £19.40 when you book in advance.
From 1h 59m
175 miles (281 km)
29 trains per day
Direct trains available
Thinking about taking the train from Peterborough to Newcastle? We’ve got you covered.
The train from Peterborough to Newcastle usually takes around 2h 33m to travel 175 miles (281 km). You can expect to find 28 trains running on this popular route per day. Good news! There are direct trains available on this route, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. Let London North Eastern Railway (LNER) services take you from Peterborough to Newcastle in just 2h 1m on the fastest trains, including their new high-speed Azuma trains. With free WiFi and power sockets, you can easily stay connected during your journey.
If you want to snap up the cheapest fares, take the train during Off-Peak times. You can also get a Railcard if you’re travelling by train more than a few times a year – you'll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys.
If you want to know more about the journey from Peterborough to Newcastle by train, keep reading for timetable, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!
The average journey time by train between Peterborough and Newcastle is 2 hours and 25 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Peterborough to Newcastle is 1 hour and 59 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Peterborough to Newcastle can start from as little as £19.40 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 Peterborough to Newcastle without having to change trains. There are 29 direct trains from Peterborough to Newcastle each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Peterborough to Newcastle leaves at 06:09. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Peterborough to Newcastle leaves at 22:49. 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 Peterborough to Newcastle cover a distance of around 175 miles (281 km) during the journey.
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.
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 Peterborough to Newcastle is right for you.
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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