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Peterborough to Newcastle by train

It takes an average of 2h 46m to travel from Peterborough to Newcastle by train, over a distance of around 175 miles (281 km). There are normally 30 trains per day travelling from Peterborough to Newcastle and tickets for this journey start from £17.20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 1m
PriceFrom £17.20
Distance175 miles (281 km)
Frequency30 trains per day
First train06:08
Last train22:49
Departure stationPeterborough
Arrival stationNewcastle
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsLondon North Eastern Railway

Peterborough to Newcastle train times

Check out the next trains departing from Peterborough to Newcastle for Tuesday 14th December 2021 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.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:18 13:39 2h 21m, direct
12:18 14:40 2h 22m, direct
13:18 15:40 2h 22m, direct
13:48 15:49 2h 1m, direct
14:18 16:39 2h 21m, direct
15:18 17:38 2h 20m, direct
16:18 18:41 2h 23m, direct
17:18 19:41 2h 23m, direct
18:19 20:31 2h 12m, direct
19:10 21:25 2h 15m, direct

Travel from Peterborough to Newcastle by train in 2h 1m

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!

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Peterborough and Newcastle is 2 hours and 46 minutes, with around 30 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 Peterborough and Newcastle by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Peterborough to Newcastle is 2 hours and 1 minute.

How much does the train from Peterborough to Newcastle cost?

Train ticket prices from Peterborough to Newcastle can start from as little as £17.20 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 Peterborough to Newcastle?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Peterborough to Newcastle without having to change trains. There are 30 direct trains from Peterborough to Newcastle each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Peterborough to Newcastle leaves at 06:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

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.

What's the distance between Peterborough and Newcastle by train?

Trains travelling from Peterborough to Newcastle 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 Newcastle to Peterborough.

Cheap train tickets from Peterborough to Newcastle

Train tickets from Peterborough to Newcastle start at £17.20 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, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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 Peterborough to Newcastle 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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