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The cheapest trains

from London
to Newcastle

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Cheapest

$78

Average

$118

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Newcastle will cost around $ 118 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 78.

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08:55London Kings Cross2h57 11:52Newcastle
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17:27London Kings Cross3h05 20:32Newcastle
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09:56London Kings Cross2h56 12:52Newcastle
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10:55London Kings Cross2h56 13:51Newcastle
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17:56London Kings Cross2h54 20:50Newcastle
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Train Times

London to Newcastle

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08:06London Kings Cross3h19 11:25Newcastle
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08:24London Kings Cross3h15 11:39Newcastle
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08:55London Kings Cross2h57 11:52Newcastle
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09:25London Kings Cross3h12 12:37Newcastle
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09:56London Kings Cross2h56 12:52Newcastle
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10:26London Kings Cross3h13 13:39Newcastle
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10:55London Kings Cross2h56 13:51Newcastle
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11:25London Kings Cross3h04 14:29Newcastle
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11:28London Kings Cross3h09 14:37Newcastle
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16:23London Kings Cross3h20 19:43Newcastle
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16:27London Kings Cross3h16 19:43Newcastle
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16:48London Kings Cross3h32 20:20Newcastle
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17:27London Kings Cross3h05 20:32Newcastle
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17:56London Kings Cross2h54 20:50Newcastle
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Fri
Sep 20
$194London North Eastern Railway
$32National Express
$942KLM
Sat
Sep 21
$96London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$528British Airways
Sun
Sep 22
$97London North Eastern Railway
$27National Express
$454Aer Lingus
Mon
Sep 23
$111Grand Central Trains
$23National Express
$247Aer Lingus
Tue
Sep 24
$97London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$402British Airways
Wed
Sep 25
$96London North Eastern Railway
$15National Express
$264Aer Lingus
Thu
Sep 26
$96London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$282British Airways
Fri
Sep 27
$97London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$136British Airways
Sat
Sep 28
$78London North Eastern Railway
$15National Express
$188Air France
Sun
Sep 29
$52London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$225British Airways
Mon
Sep 30
$66Grand Central Trains
$19National Express
$175British Airways
Tue
Oct 1
$78London North Eastern Railway
$15National Express
$225British Airways
Wed
Oct 2
$54Grand Central Trains
$13National Express
$175British Airways
Thu
Oct 3
$77London North Eastern Railway
$13National Express
$175British Airways
Fri
Oct 4
$97London North Eastern Railway
$15National Express
$136British Airways
Sat
Oct 5
$51London North Eastern Railway
$13National Express
$175British Airways
Sun
Oct 6
$78London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$136British Airways
Mon
Oct 7
$27London North Eastern Railway
$15National Express
$136British Airways
Tue
Oct 8
$78London North Eastern Railway
$13National Express
$136British Airways
Wed
Oct 9
$54Grand Central Trains
$13National Express
$99British Airways
Thu
Oct 10
$27London North Eastern Railway
$15National Express
$99British Airways

The fastest trains

from London
to Newcastle

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Fastest Journey

2 h 54 m

Average

3 h 9 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

398 km

Of the 14 train that leave London for Newcastle every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 398 km distance in an average of 3 h 9 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2 h 54 m .

The slowest train will take 3 h 32 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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17:56London Kings Cross2h54 20:50Newcastle
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09:56London Kings Cross2h56 12:52Newcastle
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10:55London Kings Cross2h56 13:51Newcastle
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08:55London Kings Cross2h57 11:52Newcastle
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11:25London Kings Cross3h04 14:29Newcastle
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$1941One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Newcastle Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 11 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $106
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Newcastle
Distance:398 km
TrainTrain Companies:London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, Grand Central Trains

Trains from London to Newcastle

Trains in the United Kingdom are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. With over 60 trains from London to Newcastle to choose from each day, it has never been easier to travel between the two cities. Most London to Newcastle trains are operated by London North Eastern Railway; however, occasional journeys are also operated by Grand Central Trains and Hull Trains. The first London to Newcastle train departs London at around 6:15 a.m., while the last train typically leaves at 11:30 p.m. There are direct trains and services that require a transfer, usually in Doncaster or York, traveling from London to Newcastle every day. All trains depart from London's Kings Cross train station and arrive at either Newcastle or Manors train station in Newcastle. The fastest direct London to Newcastle trains can take under 3 hours, while slower services can take up to 8½ hours to complete the journey.

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London to Newcastle Train Cost

Average prices for Trains from London to Newcastle when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€154

1 Day in Advance

€131

1 Week in Advance

€110

2 Weeks in Advance

€102

1 Month in Advance

€92

3 Months in Advance

€81

London to Newcastle Trains: General Information


Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from London to Newcastle with dozens of trains making the journey every day.

  • autobus Most London to Newcastle trains are run by London North Eastern Railway. Grand Central Trains and Hull trains also offer occasional journeys.
  • autobus Some London to Newcastle trains are direct, while many others require a transfer at Doncaster or York. All trains depart from London Kings Cross train station and arrive at either Newcastle or Manors train station.
  • autobus Trains from London to Newcastle can take as little as 2 hours and 47 minutes to arrive in Newcastle.
  • autobus Most travelers book their London to Newcastle train tickets 1-2 days in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on London to Newcastle trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 15% cheaper to book a London to Newcastle train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 29% cheaper to book a train ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • London to Newcastle train costs are 40% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of departure.

Taking the Train from London

Trains from London to Newcastle depart from Kings Cross Station and there are excellent local transport links for passengers. London Underground's Northern, Victoria, Piccadilly, Bakerloo, Hammersmith & City, Circle and District lines all stop at Kings Cross, so it is easy to reach the station from anywhere in London. Bus services are also good, and the 10, 46 and 73 stop nearby. Taxis can drop passengers at the departure point in Caledonian Road or at the station taxi rank.

Getting into Newcastle by Train

Those traveling on trains from London to Newcastle will enjoy an excellent view of the famous Angel of the North statue just before they cross the Tyne Bridge and arrive at the station. Newcastle has more to offer than iconic landmarks, and visitors will enjoy shopping at the Intu Metrocentre or exploring the dazzling nightlife of the Diamond Strip or the Quayside. Trains arrive at Newcastle Central Station, and as its name implies, it is in the center of the city. There are good bus and metro links from the station to most parts of Newcastle though many hotels and tourist attractions are within walking distance. Taxis are available from just outside the station and will take passengers to most local destinations.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Newcastle
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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TrainLondon Paddington

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TrainLondon Victoria

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TrainLondon Waterloo East

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