Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train

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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Cross Country
06:193h26
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:45Newcastle (NCL)
£571One-way
1 change
Cross Country
07:033h26
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:29Newcastle (NCL)
£821One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
06:033h26
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:29Newcastle (NCL)
£821One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:033h26
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:29Newcastle (NCL)
£1071One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:303h15
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:45Newcastle (NCL)
£1071One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBirmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 26 April
Cross Country
06:033h26
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:29Newcastle (NCL)
0 changes
Cross Country
06:193h26
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:45Newcastle (NCL)
1 change
Cross Country
07:033h26
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:29Newcastle (NCL)
0 changes
Cross Country
08:033h26
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:29Newcastle (NCL)
0 changes
Cross Country
08:303h15
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:45Newcastle (NCL)
0 changes
Cross Country
09:033h26
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
12:29Newcastle (NCL)
0 changes

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Train times from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m

Average

3 h 24 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

278 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Birmingham for Newcastle upon Tyne every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Cross Country
08:303h15
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:45Newcastle (NCL)
£1071One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
07:033h26
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:29Newcastle (NCL)
£821One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:033h26
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
12:29Newcastle (NCL)
£1231One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
06:193h26
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:45Newcastle (NCL)
£571One-way
1 change
Cross Country
06:033h26
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:29Newcastle (NCL)
£821One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance172 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price£125 (€138)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express

Trains from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 172 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £61, but the average price of train tickets is £125.

Train providers: CrossCountry, East Coast and TransPennine Express trains Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

For as little as £68 you can travel by train to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham with CrossCountry, East Coast and TransPennine Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

    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 railway 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.

    Taking the Train from Birmingham

    Trains from Birmingham to Newcastle depart from Birmingham New Street station, situated in the centre of the city. Local area trains are available from Snow Hill and Moor Street stations, about 5 minutes walk from the station's Stephenson Street exit. Numerous city bus routes serve the station, with nearby stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street. The taxi rank is located on Navigation Street, close to the Victoria Square exit.

    Getting into Newcastle by Train

    The cultural and nightlife hub of the north-east, Newcastle offers a varied selection of historic and contemporary attractions. The 12th-century Castle Keep and Black Gate are relics of the city's status as a vital fortress, while developments such as the Baltic arts centre on the south bank of the Tyne show the region's modern aspect. Trains from Birmingham to Newcastle arrive at the main station in the city centre. Tyne and Wear Metro trains offer local connections and an airport service. There are bus stops nearby on Neville Street and Clayton Street West, with weekend night buses stopping on St. Nicholas Street. Taxis are available from the rank by the station entrance.

    FAQs: Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham 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
    Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne can start from as little as £61 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne is £125; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    On average the Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train time is 3 h 15 min   covering the 172 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne leaves at 06: 03. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne leaves at 21: 03.
    There are 12 trains a day from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne which require at least one change with CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    For the trip from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne you can take a train with CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 03.
    The cheapest month to travel from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne by train is February.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne including taking a train or coach.

    Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne

    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 trip between Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
    Public transport 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
    Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transport options for Birmingham International
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transport options for Birmingham Moor Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
    Amenities at station
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transport options for Birmingham Snow Hill
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from: Bus Stop SH4, at the front of the station on Colmore Row.
    Birmingham New Street, Moor Street or Snow HillAccessibility
    Amenities at station
    AccessibilityAccessibility

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