The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 7 trains that leave Birmingham for Newcastle upon Tyne every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||172 miles (277 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 15 min|
|Average train ticket price||£111 (€126)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country|
Trains from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 172 miles (277 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £69, but the average price of train tickets is £111.
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CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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