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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2 h 54 m
3 h 9 m
Trains per day
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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
3 hours 11 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$106|
|Trains depart from:||London|
|Trains arrive in:||Newcastle|
|Train Companies:||London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, Grand Central Trains|
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.
Average prices for Trains from London to Newcastle when you book in advance
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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.
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:
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.
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.