Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne train

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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
12:452h43
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
15:28Newcastle (NCL)
£511One-way
1 change
Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
13:152h42
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
15:57Newcastle (NCL)
£511One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
11:152h41
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
13:56Newcastle (NCL)
£541One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
12:152h41
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
14:56Newcastle (NCL)
£541One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
09:152h41
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
11:56Newcastle (NCL)
£561One-way
1 change

Train timetableGlasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 26 April
Cross Country
08:002h35
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
10:35Newcastle (NCL)
1 change
Lumo
08:152h37
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
10:52Newcastle (NCL)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
09:002h26
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
11:26Newcastle (NCL)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
09:152h41
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
11:56Newcastle (NCL)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
09:452h39
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
12:24Newcastle (NCL)
1 change
Lumo
10:152h33
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
12:48Newcastle (NCL)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
10:452h42
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
13:27Newcastle (NCL)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
11:152h41
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
13:56Newcastle (NCL)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
11:452h38
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
14:23Newcastle (NCL)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
12:152h41
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
14:56Newcastle (NCL)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
12:452h43
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
15:28Newcastle (NCL)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
13:152h42
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
15:57Newcastle (NCL)
1 change

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Train times from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 26 m

Average

2 h 38 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

194 km

To travel from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
London North Eastern Railway
09:002h26
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
11:26Newcastle (NCL)
£561One-way
1 change
Lumo
10:152h33
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
12:48Newcastle (NCL)
£591One-way
1 change
Cross Country
08:002h35
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
10:35Newcastle (NCL)
£711One-way
1 change
Lumo
08:152h37
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
10:52Newcastle (NCL)
£821One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
11:452h38
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
14:23Newcastle (NCL)
£561One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance120 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£39 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3), ScotRail, TransPennine Express, Lumo or Virgin Trains

Trains from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 120 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 26 min with our travel partners like East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3), ScotRail, TransPennine Express, Lumo or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £23, but the average price of train tickets is £39.

Train providers: East Coast, CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) trains Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

For as little as £28 you can travel by train to Newcastle upon Tyne from Glasgow with East Coast, CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3). Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

When catching trains from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, you will find this journey to be highly serviced in terms of train companies, with 4 rail companies offering trips on a daily basis. This 120 mile-long (194km) journey takes on average just 2h 30min to complete and has on average 37 daily trips during the week. On the weekend it drops down to just 6 trips a day. Trains leave from either Glasgow Queen Street Station or Glasgow Central and arrive at Newcastle Railway Station.

Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne Train Time: Daily Departures

Trains from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne start very early in the morning, giving you the opportunity to get a jump start on the day. You can catch the first one as early as 4:52 a.m. during the week or 4:15 a.m. on weekends. They continue throughout the day until 8:06 p.m. during the week, but with only 6 journeys on a weekend, ending at 5:09 p.m., you will find you may need to check the Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne train schedule to ensure there is one that matches your travel plans.

Boarding your train Glasgow Newcastle upon Tyne

The train Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne will leave from either Glasgow Queen Street Station or Glasgow Central Station on Gordon Street. Ensure you get there with approximately 20 minutes to spare in case of unforeseen delays. Glasgow Central is just around a 7 minute taxi drive from the city centre and Queen Street Station is even closer at 5 minute by car. There are several bus stops around the city centre that will take you to both stations with ease. Both stations are well-equipped to get you prepared for your train from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, with ATM’s, kiosks, shops, cafes and more.

Where does the train depart from in Glasgow and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne?

Trains from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne will leave from 2 stations, namely Glasgow Central Station and Glasgow Queen Street Station, the latter being a terminus for Central Station. Both based centrally with just a few minutes between them, they are the 2 major train stations in the city and provide all the requirements for convenient and simple travel.

Trains from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne arrives at Newcastle Railway Station on Neville Street. It is a full staffed station with good facilities such as mobility assistance upon request, restrooms, baby-changing facilities and cafes. The Line 1 or 131 bus venture into the city surrounds, but you will be based centrally when you arrive, so taxis, trains and additional buses can easily be found at this central hub.

Glasgow: Cathedral and Necropolis - Victorian Cemetery.

Glasgow: Cathedral and Necropolis - Victorian Cemetery. Source: Shutterstock

When is the best time to book your train ticket Glasgow Newcastle upon Tyne?

The train Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets with Cross Country can be booked up to 12 weeks ahead of departure date. LNER tickets are very flexible but can also be booked in advance. It is recommended that no matter who you travel with, you try and book your train tickets Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne as far ahead as possible. This will open you up to good deals. Being flexible for travel is another way to keep the Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne train cost down, as sometimes a day later or earlier can reveal better prices.

What to see between Glasgow and Newcastle upon Tyne

The train Glasgow Newcastle upon Tyne will be a moderate length journey that travels from central Scotland, down to the UK’s country of Northumberland, with quite a lot of beautiful countryside in between. Edinburgh will be your stop on this journey, and the city is not only ancient in architecture, but has stunning scenery too. Bonnyrigg is home to the Edinburgh Castle and filled with lush green vistas. You will pass through beautiful Lauder and Jedburgh before crossing into the UK on the border of Berwickshire. Here, you will go through Earlston before entering Northumberland county where the civil parish of Rothbury will provide a scenic landscape before arriving in Newcastle.

Information on Newcastle Railway Station

When you take the fast train from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, you will hop off at Newcastle Railway Station, the largest station in the city. You will be based centrally with many public transportation solutions at your fingertips. The station is well-equipped for a comfortable arrival with heated waiting areas, large stores and cafes, ATM machines, step-free access and much more. There is a taxi rank outside the station as well as placing you next to the Metro service for bus access.

Night trains Glasgow Newcastle upon Tyne

With the longest train duration only being around 3 hours on average, there is no specific night trains needed for the train Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne. Even the last train of the day will see you at your arrival station in Newcastle before midnight.

LNER trains Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

With trains from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, you will find LNER services the majority of the trips. They are an excellent choice for cross-country travel and offer Standard and First-Class tickets.

Cross Country trains Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

An excellent solution for a cheap train from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, Cross Country will provide a professional and swift solution for reaching Glasgow. While there are less trips than LNER, they still offer a significant amount of journeys. They offer Standard and First-Class tickets.

Transpennie Express trains Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

If it not common to find a trip with Transpennie Express, but if you do, you will enjoy quality services on speed and Standard trains. They too offer Standard and First-Class ticketing options.

Northern Rail Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

Northern Rail are also a less frequent service provider on the route from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne. Usually just known as Northern, this is a highly popular choice of rail in the UK and great for cheap tickets. You can also find Standard and First-Class tickets.

Trains Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne: Sustainable Travel

Travelling by rail is one of the most sustainable ways you can travel between cities. All the train companies have an environmental code which needs to be adhere to. LNER Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne trains have a firm policy of responsible travel and are looking to net zero carbon by the year 2045. Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne Cross Country also aim to support the development of best practise and provide sustainable travel to drastically reduce carbon emissions and pollution. You will find similar policies with all UK rail companies as the world of transportation shifts their vision on our planet’s protection.

LNER train Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne: Services on Board

When you take Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne LNER, you can be guaranteed a relaxing trip with their ‘peace havens’ in certain coaches promoting quiet times whilst travelling Standard Class offers the services.

  • Comfortable chairs
  • Free Wifi and charging points.
  • 3 pieces of luggage allowed.
  • Reduced-mobility assistance such as wheelchair and service animal space
  • 2 domestic pets are welcome.
  • Bicycles can be stored onboard
  • Pregnant women upgraded to First-Class for free if seating permits.
  • Food and drink available.
  • Larger reclining seats with in First-Class.
  • Tables at seats in First-Class
  • Complementary food and drink in First-Class.
  • First-Class Lounge.

Cross Country speed train from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne: Services on Board

With trains from Glasgow to Newcastle, you might book with Cross Country. These trains offer great services on board

  • Spacious seats.
  • Free Wifi and USB points.
  • pieces of luggage, one being hand-held allowed.
  • Reduced-mobility assistance.
  • 2 domestic pets are welcome in carriers.
  • Bicycles can be stored onboard on a first come, first served basis.
  • Food and drink available in Standard Class for a fee and free in First-Class.
  • First-Class passengers receive wider chairs, extra legroom and tables.

Northern Rail Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne: Services on Board

With trains from Glasgow to Newcastle, you will also find journeys with Northern Rail. You can find the following services on board.

  • Comfortable chairs.
  • Free Wifi and USB points.
  • 2 pieces of luggage, one being hand-held allowed/strong.
  • Reduced-mobility assistance.
  • Well-behaved, restrained domestic pets are welcome.
  • Bicycles can be stored onboard/strong on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Priority seats available for the elderly/strong, disabled and pregnant.
  • Food and drink available for a fee.
  • First-Class passengers receive wider chairs, extra legroom and tables.
  • First-Class passengers have access to restaurant.
  • Transpennie Express train Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne: Services on Board

    Transpennie Express offer very few trips from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, but if you do find yourself on one of their trips, you can buy First-Class or Standard tickets and expect the following services.

    • Comfy, spacious chairs.
    • 2 pieces of luggage allowed,/strong and one hand-held.
    • Bicycles are welcome on board.
    • Free Wifi to all passengers.
    • Pets allowed/strong onboard.
    • Mobility-assistance to be booked 24 hours ahead of time.
    • Food and drinks available in Standard Class at a fee. No alcohol allowed.
    • USB ports for device charging/strong under seats.
    • Free food in First-Class.
    • Larger chairs with tables in First Class.

    When to book your train tickets from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

    Getting the cheapest train from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne is easy when you book your tickets as far in advance as possible. Discounts and special deals are often announced by the rail companies as early as 12 weeks ahead of time. Train Glasgow - Newcastle upon Tyne schedules should be checked regularly as you can find slightly longer journeys may be cheaper too.

    To Newcastle by train – travel tips

    When visiting Newcastle, you get to enjoy a university city filled with vibrancy, wrapped around the beautiful River Tyne. The city is a major centre of business, science and arts and still holds an air of Victorian yesteryear in some of the architecture. The Roman influence on the area has left many noteworthy attractions, and when added to the bustling entertainment value of the city, you will be in for a treat when you visit. Check out these highlights.

    • Visit the 7 impressive bridges of the region, including High Level Bridge and the Millennial Bridge.
    • Enjoy the historic old town region of the Quayside District with shops, hotels, restaurants and more.
    • See the ‘new’ castle that gave the city its name, originally build in 1080.
    • Visit the Newcastle Cathedral from the 15th Century.
    • Shop in Eldon Square which is an enormous retail and lifestyle area.
    • Get authentic Chinese shopping and food in Stowell Street.
    • See impressive art and sculptures at Laing Art Gallery, originally built in 1901.
    Newcastle: View of the iconic Tyne Bridge.

    Newcastle: View of the iconic Tyne Bridge. Source: Shutterstock

    What are the other cities to go to from Newcastle?

    With your train to Newcastle upon Tyne from Glasgow, you will be placed northeast in the UK and have full access to many cities in the country by train or coach. Take a direct train from Newcastle to Liverpool in just over 3 hours on average and enjoy one of the most musical cities in the UK. Celebrate the life of The Beatles, enjoy the Royal Albert dock entertainment, architecture and art and catch a game of football at the Anfield Stadium. For more inspiration, check out The Window Seat, online magazine. You could also try a weekend away from Newcastle to Bristol, which although slightly longer at about 5 hours, Bristol is known to be one of the UK’s more attractive cities, with a highly distinctive combination of historical architecture, riverside views, and great entertainment value. The city centre is particularly beautiful with brilliant buildings as well as plenty of fun activities. Newcastle to London is another wonderful weekend away, with London offering more attractions that even imaginable. Take in history, nightlife or culture in London and be completely spoilt for choice. If you are new to the city start with Harrods, Buckingham Palace, The British Museum and The Tower of London to get some context of this world-famous city.

    FAQs: Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne.
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne can start from as little as £23 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne is £39; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    On average the Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne train time is 2 h 26 min   covering the 120 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne leaves at 06: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne leaves at 20: 06.
    There are 16 trains a day from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne which require at least one change with East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3), ScotRail, TransPennine Express, Lumo or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    For the trip from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne you can take a train with East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3), ScotRail, TransPennine Express, Lumo or Virgin Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Newcastle upon Tyne from Glasgow on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 06.
    The cheapest month for a train from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne is December.
    You have options as you can travel between Glasgow and Newcastle upon Tyne 2 different ways: train or coach.

    Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and Newcastle upon Tyne

    Glasgow
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip to Newcastle upon Tyne from Glasgow.
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    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
    Public transport options for Glasgow Central
    Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
    Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
    Glasgow Queen StreetWifiParkingAccessibility
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    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
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    Public transport options for Glasgow Queen Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
    Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
    Glasgow Airport
    Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen StreetAccessibility
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    Charing Cross (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
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    Public transport options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
    High Street (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingAccessibility
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    ShoppingShopping
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    Public transport options for High Street (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
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    Public transport options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road
    Glasgow, Nithsdale Road
    Glasgow, Telephone Exchange

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