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The cheapest trains

from London
to Newcastle

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Cheapest

$119

Average

$129

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 $ 129 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 119.

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09:30London Kings Cross3h0812:38Newcastle
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$1191One-way
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09:00London Kings Cross2h5011:50Newcastle
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08:30London Kings Cross3h1111:41Newcastle
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08:06London Kings Cross3h1911:25Newcastle
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$1211One-way
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08:00London Kings Cross2h5010:50Newcastle
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$1701One-way

Train Times

London to Newcastle

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08:00London Kings Cross2h5010:50Newcastle
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08:06London Kings Cross3h1911:25Newcastle
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08:30London Kings Cross3h1111:41Newcastle
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09:00London Kings Cross2h5011:50Newcastle
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09:30London Kings Cross3h0812:38Newcastle
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Sun
Jul 21
Find prices
$32National Express
$282British Airways
Mon
Jul 22
$119London North Eastern Railway
$27National Express
$340British Airways
Tue
Jul 23
$96London North Eastern Railway
$27National Express
$340British Airways
Wed
Jul 24
$110Grand Central Trains
$23National Express
$282British Airways
Thu
Jul 25
$110Grand Central Trains
$23National Express
$225British Airways
Fri
Jul 26
$96London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$240KLM
Sat
Jul 27
$96London North Eastern Railway
$27National Express
$524openskies
Sun
Jul 28
$78London North Eastern Railway
$27National Express
$225British Airways
Mon
Jul 29
$78London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$136British Airways
Tue
Jul 30
$40London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$175British Airways
Wed
Jul 31
$52London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$175British Airways
Thu
Aug 1
$78London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$175British Airways
Fri
Aug 2
$96London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$225British Airways
Sat
Aug 3
$96London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$222KLM
Sun
Aug 4
$78London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$136British Airways
Mon
Aug 5
$78London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$100British Airways
Tue
Aug 6
$78London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$136British Airways
Wed
Aug 7
$65Grand Central Trains
$48National Express
$136British Airways
Thu
Aug 8
$65Grand Central Trains
$15National Express
$135British Airways
Fri
Aug 9
$96London North Eastern Railway
$13National Express
$100British Airways
Sat
Aug 10
$96London North Eastern Railway
$13National Express
$136British Airways

The fastest trains

from London
to Newcastle

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Fastest Journey

2h 50m

Average

3h 3m

Trains per day

5

Distance

398 km

Of the 5 train that leave London for Newcastle every day 4 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 3h 3m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 50m .

The slowest train will take 3h 19m 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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08:00London Kings Cross2h5010:50Newcastle
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$1691One-way
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09:00London Kings Cross2h5011:50Newcastle
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$1181One-way
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09:30London Kings Cross3h0812:38Newcastle
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$1181One-way
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08:30London Kings Cross3h1111:41Newcastle
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$1181One-way
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08:06London Kings Cross3h1911:25Newcastle
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$1211One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Newcastle Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 9 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $100
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Newcastle
Distance:398 km
TrainTrain Companies:London North Eastern Railway, East Midlands Trains, 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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Best fares for trains from London to Newcastle

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Fri, Jul 26
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:303h 11m10:41
LondonNewcastle
Sat, Jul 27
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:303h 6m11:36
LondonNewcastle
Fastest Trains from London to Newcastle
Wed, Aug 28
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:002h 50m09:50
LondonNewcastle
Fri, Aug 30
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:002h 50m10:50
LondonNewcastle
Sun, Jul 28
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London North Eastern Railway
09:002h 51m11:51
LondonNewcastle
Return Train Tickets for Newcastle to London
Tue, Jul 23
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:582h 51m10:49
NewcastleLondon
Wed, Jul 24
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:582h 51m11:49
NewcastleLondon
Thu, Jul 25
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:582h 51m11:49
NewcastleLondon

Stations

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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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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