Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

£142

Average

£143

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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08:03Birmingham New Street3h26 11:29Newcastle
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£1421One-way
12:03Birmingham New Street3h26 15:29Newcastle
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£1441One-way
13:03Birmingham New Street3h29 16:32Newcastle
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£1441One-way
11:03Birmingham New Street3h29 14:32Newcastle
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£1441One-way
09:03Birmingham New Street3h26 12:29Newcastle
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£1441One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 20 May
08:03Birmingham New Street3h26 11:29Newcastle
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09:03Birmingham New Street3h26 12:29Newcastle
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10:03Birmingham New Street3h26 13:29Newcastle
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10:12Birmingham New Street4h28 14:40Newcastle
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11:03Birmingham New Street3h29 14:32Newcastle
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12:03Birmingham New Street3h26 15:29Newcastle
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13:03Birmingham New Street3h29 16:32Newcastle
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 26 m

Average

3 h 35 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

278 km

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.

Fastest
12:03Birmingham New Street3h26 15:29Newcastle
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£1441One-way
Fastest
09:03Birmingham New Street3h26 12:29Newcastle
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£1441One-way
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10:03Birmingham New Street3h26 13:29Newcastle
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£1441One-way
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08:03Birmingham New Street3h26 11:29Newcastle
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£1421One-way
13:03Birmingham New Street3h29 16:32Newcastle
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£1441One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance172 miles (277 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price£111 (€126)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon 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.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

Find the best trains from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £69. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

CrossCountry

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Find the perfect CrossCountry train between Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 172 miles (277 km) on this journey and your CrossCountry Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train ticket can cost as little as £69 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

  • Average Price: £69

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

Travel by train 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
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne for the next 7 days starting from £69  one way.
The Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train ticket price is on average £111  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
The distance to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham by train is approximately 172 miles (277 km).
The Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train duration is on average 3 h 15 min, which is to be expected when travelling 172 miles (277 km) from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Take the Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train with London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne leaves at 05: 30   and the last train for this leaves at 23: 01. Omio shows you the latest train from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
The price of a one way train ticket from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne is on average £111 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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+44 3457114141
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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

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