|Distance||121 miles (195 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 15 min|
|Average train ticket price||£49 (€55)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||First Transpennine Express|
Trains from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 121 miles (195 km) long route taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £49, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £29.
With trains running from the early hours, to the late evening, trains for Liverpool to Newcastle are a great choice. Travellers can expect around two scheduled services per hour from Monday to Saturday. On Sunday, the services start a little later in the day. The journey takes between 2 hours 50 minutes to 3 hours 45 minutes depending on the route.
First Transpennine Express operates the trains between Liverpool and Newcastle. Many of the services are direct, but others incorporate a changeover at York and, occasionally, a second at Manchester Victoria. Even with a changeover, however, the journey duration still tends to average out at 3 hours.
The quickest journey takes around 2 hours 53 minutes and the longest is around 3 hours 45 minutes. There tends to be two services per hour, spaced at half-hourly intervals. The first is a direct service whilst the other requires a change at York. There are only a few services that require two changes (with the second at Manchester Victoria) and these tend to run on a Sunday.
There are around 30 scheduled trains each day, running approximately every half an hour, starting in the early hours of the morning, continuing through the day. There are direct services readily available every hour, or indirect trains that require a changeover at York, and occasionally at second at Manchester Victoria.
Departure train station: Liverpool Lime Street is the main train station in Liverpool. It has shops, places to eat and drink, accessible toilets, seating and cash machines. You can also find ticketing facilities and a sheltered taxi rank, as well as onward local travel via MerseyRail. Bus stations are located just outside the station and the main shopping area is just a short walk away.
Arrival train station: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne train station is located on Neville Street and is the main city train station. It offers car parking, a taxi rank and onward public transport travel via the adjacent bus stops and the city Metro service, which runs from the train station. You'll also find shops, free WiFi, seating areas, ticketing services, cycle storage and more.
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