Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne train

Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for 07 Jul

Cheapest

£41

Average

£54

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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09:42Leeds Railway Station1h31 11:13Newcastle
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£411One-way
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08:52Leeds Railway Station1h25 10:17Newcastle
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£411One-way
09:14Leeds Railway Station1h36 10:50Newcastle
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£511One-way
08:08Leeds Railway Station1h21 09:29Newcastle
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£521One-way
09:08Leeds Railway Station1h21 10:29Newcastle
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£681One-way

Train schedule Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne

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08:08Leeds Railway Station1h21 09:29Newcastle
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08:13Leeds Railway Station1h32 09:45Newcastle
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08:52Leeds Railway Station1h25 10:17Newcastle
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09:08Leeds Railway Station1h21 10:29Newcastle
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09:14Leeds Railway Station1h36 10:50Newcastle
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09:42Leeds Railway Station1h31 11:13Newcastle
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Fastest train times from Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for 07 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 21 m

Average

1 h 27 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

131 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Leeds for Newcastle upon Tyne every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:08Leeds Railway Station1h21 10:29Newcastle
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£681One-way
Fastest
08:08Leeds Railway Station1h21 09:29Newcastle
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£521One-way
08:52Leeds Railway Station1h25 10:17Newcastle
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£411One-way
09:42Leeds Railway Station1h31 11:13Newcastle
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£411One-way
08:13Leeds Railway Station1h32 09:45Newcastle
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£681One-way

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Overview: Train from Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance81 miles (130 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£33 (€37)
frequencyTrain frequency31 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 29 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTranspennine Express, Northern Rail, Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 81 miles (130 km) long route taking on average 1 h 26 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 31 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £33.

Train companies: First TransPennine Express 3, CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) trains Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne

Buy your official First TransPennine Express 3, CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) train tickets to Newcastle upon Tyne from Leeds from £17 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

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First TransPennine Express 3 tickets between Leeds and Newcastle upon Tyne are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with First TransPennine Express 3 between Leeds and Newcastle upon Tyne all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current First TransPennine Express 3 train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 81 miles (130 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the First TransPennine Express 3 train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best First TransPennine Express 3 Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the First TransPennine Express 3 train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Newcastle upon Tyne with First TransPennine Express 3!

First TransPennine Express 3 from Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 32 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 15 a day

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.

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

    Omio helps you find the perfect Leeds - Newcastle upon Tyne train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train between Leeds and Newcastle upon Tyne, Omio shows you CrossCountry current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne trip. You can expect to travel around 81 miles (130 km) from Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets from Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne starting as low as £52 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!

    Train information from Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne with CrossCountry:

    • Average Duration: 1 h 23 min
    • Average Price: £52
    • CrossCountry frequency: 13 a day

    Trains from Leeds to Newcastle

    There is a frequent service from Leeds to Newcastle. Trains are commonly found with the providers, First Transpennine Express, North Eastern Trains, or Cross Country. All providers offer useful onboard facilities and also offer great service from staff. Duration of travel can range from 1h 21min to 1h 59min. There are both direct and connecting trains between the two locations. Direct trains are quicker in duration than connecting trains but are commonly more expensive in price.

    Leeds to Newcastle Train Time: Daily Departures

    Passengers will find that there are 33 trains running per day from Leeds to Newcastle. These trains don’t follow a strict schedule and passengers will find that trains running per day can vary. Trains will commonly be with either of the three providers, Transpennine Express, Cross Country or London North Eastern Trains. Whilst the most frequent options of transport are direct, there is also a selection of trains that require 1 change. Changes are common via locations like York.

    How long is the journey by train from Leeds to Newcastle?

    Depending on what time of day that you travel, expect that your duration of travel from Leeds to Newcastle ranges from 1h 21min to 1h 59min. Although there are both direct and connecting routes between the two locations, connecting routes are usually cheaper in price. The train with the quickest duration of the day departs at 08:08 a.m. and arrives at 09:29 a.m. with a duration of 1h 21min. Otherwise, the longest-running train of the day departs at 8:42 p.m. and arrives at 10:41 p.m. with a duration of 1h 59min.

    Newcastle Bridge. Source: Shutterstock

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne?

    Departure train station: Trains from Leeds to Newcastle will always depart from Leeds' most popular station, Leeds Railway Station. This station is the main station in the whole of the city and is just 2 miles (3.2 km) from Leeds’ city centre. The quickest route to reach the distance is by walking. This route will take just 5min. Within the station, you’ll find money withdrawal points, toilet facilities, eateries, disabled facilities, and more.

    Arrival train station: Your arrival station in Newcastle will always be the main station of the city, also known as Newcastle Railway Station. The distance between the two locations is just 1 mile (1.6 km). Walk the distance in just 13min otherwise, take public transport options like bus Q2, 22, and more. Within the station, you’ll find toilet facilities, ATM machines, eateries, ticket dispensers, and more.

    Which train companies travel from Leeds to Newcastle

    There are 3 providers that travel from Leeds to Newcastle and these providers are First Transpennine Express, Cross Country, and also London North Eastern Trains. The most frequent running train of the day is with the provider, Cross Country Trains. These trains run 13 times per day. The provider, First Transpennine Express, runs 11 times a day and London North Eastern Rail Trains run 9 times per day. These providers offer both direct trains and trains that require a connecting route. If a route does require a stopover, it will require just 1 and will be via the popular location, York.

    Cross Country Trains from Leeds to Newcastle

    Passengers who are travelling from Leeds to Newcastle will find that there’s a chance that they may be with the provider, Cross Country. This provider offers the most frequent service with a total of 33 trains running per day. Cross Country Trains’ first departing train of the day is at 05:43 a.m. with a duration of 1h 46min and an arrival time of 07:29 a.m. Alternatively, its last departing train of the day is at 08:08 a.m. with an arrival time of 9:29 a.m. and a duration of 1h 20min.

    London North Eastern Trains from Leeds to Newcastle

    London North Eastern Trains runs a frequent service and a total of 9 trains per day. If you are travelling with London North Eastern Trains then you’ll find that the first departing train of the day is at 07:08 a.m. With a duration of 1h 27min, you’ll then be due to arrive at 08:35 a.m. Alternatively, the last departing train of the day is at 8:42 a.m. With a duration of 1h 59min, the train is due to arrive at 10:41 p.m.

    First Transpennine Express Trains from Leeds to Newcastle

    Travel from Leeds to Newcastle is possible with three providers. One of these providers is First Transpennine Express. This provider offers a total of 11 trains running per day. If you want to travel early in the day, then its first departing train is at 06:25 a.m. and arrives at 08:16 a.m. with a duration of 1h 51min. Alternatively, its last departing train of the day is at 10:43 p.m. with an arrival time of 12:40 a.m. and a duration of 1h 57min.

    Newcastle Coast. Source: Shutterstock

    Train from Leeds to Newcastle: Services on Board

    When travelling with the three providers that offer travel from Leeds to Newcastle, expect useful onboard facilities, as well as great service from staff. The staff of all these providers will provide extra help to those with reduced mobility access. Any additional help from staff or access throughout the stations will need to be pre-booked in order to secure availability.

    Cross Country Trains allow a maximum allowance of one luggage with dimensions of 90 x 70 x 30cm. Otherwise, London North Eastern Trains allow a maximum of one large suitcase, a carry on bag, and a small handbag. First Transpennine Express instead offers 2 pieces of luggage with the maximum dimensions of 30 x 70 x 90cm.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Leeds to Newcastle?

    With just a few short money-saving tips, passengers can find themselves facing a lot better prices for their travel. At first, if you are in no rush at getting a quicker duration of train, trains that require a connecting route are commonly a lot cheaper in price than direct trains. Otherwise, passengers should always book with adequate time in advance, such as weeks or months.

    If a passenger books with any less than this time, then they will commonly be facing last-minute inflation of prices. If you have tried this but are still facing expensive tickets, then consider being flexible with your booking. Certain days of the week such as weekends could increase the price of your ticket. Otherwise, bank holidays and children’s school holidays will also put the price of your tickets higher.

    To Newcastle by train – travel tips

    Newcastle is highly popular for its leading venues with the top bars, clubs, and restaurants, that are intriguing to visitors and tourists. A great choice for those travelling with friends, enjoy the top clubs like Tup Tup Palace, Digital, House of Smith, Flares Newcastle, Greys Club, Powerhouse, Cosmic Ballroom, Popworld Newcastle upon Tyne, World HQ, Madame Koo, For Your Eyes Only, Retro Newcastle, Eazy Street, along with much more.

    Alternatively, if you’re looking for more family-friendly option then consider visiting some of the top attractions. The top attractions include the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Angel of the North, Beamish, the Living Museum of the North, Great North Museum: Hancock, Discovery Museum, Newcastle Castle, Laing Art Gallery, Life Science Centre, and more.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Leeds 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 Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Leeds and Newcastle upon Tyne for as little as £17  in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Leeds and Newcastle upon Tyne is £33  one way.
    The train distance from Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne is around 81 miles (130 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 81 miles (130 km) to Newcastle upon Tyne from Leeds can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne is on average 1 h 26 min.
    For the best Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or TransPennine Express Service. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Newcastle upon Tyne from Leeds to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Yes, there are 29 direct trains per day from Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne. You can look to travel with Cross Country  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
    On average, there are 31 trains a day from Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne train departs at 05: 06   and the last train from Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne leaves at 22: 30. Check out the most up-to-date Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets to Newcastle upon Tyne from Leeds within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £33 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Leeds
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    The major railway station for departures from Leeds is Leeds Railway Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leeds Railway Station for your trip between Leeds and Newcastle upon Tyne.
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    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
    Public transport options for Leeds Railway Station
    Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
    Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express

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