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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance172 miles (277 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$82 (€69)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 172 miles (277 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 26 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $71 (€60), but the average price of train tickets is $82 (€69).

Train providers: CrossCountry from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne trains

CrossCountry trains will get you from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne from $71 (€60). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham, check Omio for CrossCountry trains offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 172 miles (277 km) route between Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne, Omio makes it easier than ever to find CrossCountry trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current CrossCountry train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your CrossCountry train on Omio. If you search for trains from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for CrossCountry trains to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham starting at $71 (€60), buy your official CrossCountry tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

  • Average Price: $71

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham due to the coronavirus:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Birmingham to Newcastle

Birmingham and Newcastle are located around 200 miles apart. The fastest trains on this route take around 3 hours. There are up to 20 direct trains available each day of the week with departure times spread throughout the day. Both departure and arrival stations are located in, or near, the city centre and have many facilities and access to public transport.

Which train companies travel from Birmingham to Newcastle?

The Cross Country train company operates the majority of the trains on this route, including both direct and indirect journeys. In addition, First Transpennine Express runs indirect train routes from Birmingham to Newcastle with a change required in Leeds or York.

How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Newcastle?

The journey from Birmingham to Newcastle takes up to 3.5 hours on a direct route. Indirect trains can take a little longer or considerably longer if there is an extended waiting time between the connecting trains.

How many trains are there from Birmingham to Newcastle?

There are usually 24 train departures from Birmingham each day. The majority of these trains take a direct route to Newcastle. The first train of the day is at around 6:00 a.m. and the last is at approximately 10:30 p.m. There are one or two train departures every hour throughout the day.

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Birmingham to Newcastle?

Departure train station: The departure station for trains to Newcastle is Birmingham New Street station. The station is right in the city centre within walking distance of many areas. There are nearby bus and metro tram stops for further travel options. The redeveloped station has many shopping and dining venues, as well as luggage storage and a bureau de change.

Arrival train station: The arrival station for all trains from Birmingham is Newcastle Central railroad station. The station is located around a mile from the city centre. Many destinations are within walking distance or there is an on-site Metro station and bus stops outside for transport around the city. The station offers a variety of facilities from shops and coffee shops to tourist information and waiting areas.

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

Travel by train to Newcastle upon Tyne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne.
FAQs

How much do cheap trains from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne cost?

Train tickets between Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $71 (€60)  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket between Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train to cost on average $82 (€69)  one way.

What is the distance between Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne by train?

The train distance from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne is around 172 miles (277 km).

How many hours is the train time from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train duration is on average 3 h 26 min, which is to be expected when traveling 172 miles (277 km) to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What train providers offer a service to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham?

Take the Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any direct trains from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne?

Yes, there are 12 direct trains from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne per day with Cross Country  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.

How many train services are there to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham a day?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne? When does the last train depart from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The first Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train departs at 8: 03 AM   and the last train from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne leaves at 5: 15 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book train tickets from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne for the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $82 (€69) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Newcastle upon Tyne
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your journey to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham.
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Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales