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$33London North Eastern Railway
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$27Cross Country
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$27Cross Country
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$32Cross Country
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Train Information between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$28 (€23)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or First Transpennine Express

Trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh cover the 91 miles (147 km) long route taking on average 1 h 28 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or First Transpennine Express. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $28 (€23), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€16).

CrossCountry

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

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh, check Omio for CrossCountry trains offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 91 miles (147 km) route between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh, 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 from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh 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 Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh 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 between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh starting at $27 (€21), buy your official CrossCountry tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

When purchasing your CrossCountry train tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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 Newcastle Upon Tyne to Edinburgh

Travelers planning a visit to the Scottish capital from northern England can take frequent daily direct trains from Newcastle Upon Tyne to Edinburgh on the East Coast Main Line. Services are provided by two operators, with connections from morning to mid evening seven days a week. Average journey times from Tyneside to Edinburgh are around one hour and 30 minutes. Additional travel options are provided by indirect routes requiring one change at Berwick just before crossing the border into Scotland.

Which train companies travel from Newcastle Upon Tyne to Edinburgh?

CrossCountry Trains and London North Eastern Railway (LNER) provide direct trains from Newcastle to Edinburgh Waverley. Additional indirect options involve taking LNER or CrossCountry services to Berwick on Tweed and changing to local ScotRail trains to Edinburgh.

How long is the train from Newcastle Upon Tyne to Edinburgh?

The quickest trains on the 108 mile route north-west to Edinburgh are some CrossCountry services, taking one hour and 24 minutes to reach the Scottish capital. Most services on this route take about five to ten minutes longer to complete the trip.

How many trains are there from Newcastle Upon Tyne to Edinburgh?

Trains from Newcastle to Edinburgh depart at least hourly during the day, with the daily timetable starting a little after 8:00 a.m. and continuing with increased frequency throughout the afternoon and evening. The final connection from Newcastle leaves just before 10:00 p.m. Sunday schedules feature a slightly later first departure to Edinburgh in the morning.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Newcastle Upon Tyne to Edinburgh?

Departure train station: Newcastle Central Station is located in the city center, with local buses from stops by the main entrance offering connections across Newcastle, and trains on the Tyne and Wear Metro providing regional links. Passenger facilities include ATMs, fast-food outlets, a cafe-bar and taxi stand.

Arrival train station: All passengers will alight at Edinburgh Waverley. Edinburgh's main station, Waverley is located in the heart of the city, with tram and bus stops right outside on Princes Street offering routes around the capital and stops on Waverley Bridge providing shuttles to the airport. The station concourse has fast-food outlets, a pub, luggage storage facilities, ATMs and taxi stands.

Train tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 16 €
2 weeks earlier 13 €23%
3 weeks earlier 13 €23%
1 month before 13 €23%
2 months earlier 15 €7%
3 months earlier 15 €7%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne - Edinburgh. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Newcastle upon Tyne - Edinburgh 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 23% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Newcastle upon Tyne - Edinburgh with 2 months in advance you save up to about 7% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 7%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh
Travel by train to Edinburgh 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 Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne?
Train tickets between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $19 (€16)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh train price to come in at an average of $28 (€23)  one way.
How far is Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne by train?
The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh by train is approximately 91 miles (147 km).
How long is the train between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh?
The Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh train duration is on average 1 h 28 min, which is to be expected when traveling 91 miles (147 km) from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which train providers can take me between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh?
Take the Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh train with London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or First Transpennine Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh? What time is the last train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?
The earliest train departing from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh leaves at 8: 33 AM. The last train departing from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh leaves at 10: 49 AM. You can find the latest Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book train tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh to score the best deals?
If you book the Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $28 (€23). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Newcastle upon Tyne
Edinburgh
Newcastle
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