Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for 17 May

Cheapest

£45

Average

£64

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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09:46Manchester Victoria2h24 12:10Newcastle
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£451One-way
Cheapest
08:45Manchester Victoria2h28 11:13Newcastle
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£451One-way
08:00Manchester Victoria2h17 10:17Newcastle
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£461One-way
10:15Manchester Victoria2h37 12:52Newcastle
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£821One-way
08:15Manchester Victoria2h35 10:50Newcastle
1 change
£821One-way

Train schedule Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 17 May
08:00Manchester Victoria2h17 10:17Newcastle
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08:15Manchester Victoria2h35 10:50Newcastle
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08:45Manchester Victoria2h28 11:13Newcastle
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09:15Manchester Victoria2h35 11:50Newcastle
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09:46Manchester Victoria2h24 12:10Newcastle
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10:15Manchester Victoria2h37 12:52Newcastle
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Fastest train times from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for 17 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 17 m

Average

2 h 29 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

171 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Manchester for Newcastle upon Tyne every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:00Manchester Victoria2h17 10:17Newcastle
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£461One-way
09:46Manchester Victoria2h24 12:10Newcastle
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£451One-way
08:45Manchester Victoria2h28 11:13Newcastle
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£451One-way
08:15Manchester Victoria2h35 10:50Newcastle
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£821One-way
09:15Manchester Victoria2h35 11:50Newcastle
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£821One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance105 miles (170 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£46 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTranspennine Express, Northern Rail, London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country

Trains from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 105 miles (170 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 26 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £46, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £31.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

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Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 28 min
  • Average Price: £90
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Manchester to Newcastle

Quite a great deal of time is spent deciding which means to use when travelling from Manchester to Newcastle. Comfort, reliability and security are obvious factors that are taken into consideration. Trains from Manchester to Newcastle have proven to go over and beyond to satisfy commuter needs. The trains are not only fast and efficient, but also comfortable and reliable. Trains on this route run at least once every hour; although, this might be changed on rare occasions due to unavoidable circumstances.

Manchester to Newcastle Train Time: Daily departures

Several trains ply the Manchester to Newcastle route; this is to satisfy the commuter needs. There is generally a train on this route at least once every hour. There are several trains throughout the day, with the first train leaving from Manchester Victoria at around 06:30 and the last train departing around 17:30. The route receives about 16 trains a day between the first and last trains from Manchester to Newcastle.

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

Travelling can be very pleasant under the right circumstances; for first-class commuters, there is Wi-Fi that can help you get work done on the go, enjoy your favorite YouTuber or just surf the internet. The distance covered by train from Manchester to Newcastle is approximately 105 miles (170 km) long, and the time taken to cover the distance may vary depending on the day of the week and holidays. The average time taken by train to travel from Manchester to Newcastle is roughly 2h 19min.

Trains from Manchester to Newcastle: Lowry Theater in Manchester. Source: Shutterstock

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Manchester to Newcastle?

Departure train station:In Manchester, the most used station is Manchester Victoria Station. It is the major station used, as it is conveniently located roughly just 11min away from the city centre if you choose to walk. There is also a bus station located conveniently next to the station.

Arrival train station:In Newcastle, the common arrival point used is Newcastle Central Station. It is Newcastle’s most used station, and it is located about a 6min walk from the city centre. The station is well equipped with amenities, which include a car park for driving commuters and also toilets and baby-changing facilities.

Which train companies travel from Manchester to Newcastle?

The main company that plies this route is the TransPennine Express. This company boasts of making the journey from Manchester to Newcastle usually in just under 3 hours. This company does not regularly have commuters switch trains and mainly provides train services. However, for some locations such as York, the commuter is required to switch trains. For easy booking that is fast and convenient, you can book your trip on our website. It offers a variety of deals that make booking with us cheap and fun.

Night trains Manchester

TransPennine Express, which services this route, does not have night trains. The last train on this route leaves at around 17:30. There are, however, several routes that run night buses and are available on our website or app for booking.

TransPennine Express trains from Manchester to Newcastle

The trains that ply the Manchester to Newcastle route generally leave Manchester Victoria Station at least once every hour, with the first train from this service leaving at around 06:30 and the last train leaving around 17:30. In between the first and last trains, there are approximately 16 more departures; they operate fast-speed trains that mainly provide direct train services.

Trains from Manchester to Newcastle: Sustainability travel

Part of convenience is the ease of accessibility of the train stations in both Manchester and Newcastle, in addition to trains being relatively cheaper, faster and more convenient. There are several stations you can use to travel from Manchester to Newcastle. We offer easier, simpler and faster online booking services. Don't forget to check our online travel magazine, The Window Seat, for travel tips and tricks!

Trains from Manchester to Newcastle: Services on Board

Most people travelling from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne use the services of TransPennine Express trains, of which most of them are direct train services. The company offers a variety of train tickets to suit their customers' travel needs, including both first-class and standard train tickets. They also offer advance booking services, anytime tickets, seasonal tickets, off-peak tickets and other special tickets. The first-class package is accompanied by free food, drinks and snacks on board, in addition to power points and reclining seats. The standard-class package allows for an upgrade to first class on the weekends and bank holidays.

The company offers racks and storage facilities for the travellers’ luggage, and there are also luggage assistants to help during the process, to keep the aisle free and spacious. TransPennine Express trains permit their travellers to carry pets (a maximum of two) with no additional fee attached to it. Passengers with disabilities can also bring their guide and hearing dogs on board. Other special luggage, like bicycles, is also allowed on board if there is adequate space. In instances of inadequate space, the company provides bicycle storage options at their major train stations, subject to reservations for space either online or in person at the station. TransPennine Express has a reliable system to support disabled persons, including wheelchair services, to help them get on and off the trains. Disabled and older persons can also be guided during the process of booking and making reservations via online platforms or by calling the Passenger Assist team up until 6 hours before the start of your journey.

How to find cheap train tickets from Manchester to Newcastle

There are several ways initiated by TransPennine Express to access cheap tickets and cut the overall travel cost. There are online booking sites like ours, which work in partnership with TransPennine Express to provide the best and cheapest deals for train tickets. They offer advance ticket booking that has a discount of up to 50%, and the booking can be done up to 24 weeks before the day of departure. The use of connecting trains can also help you save some money but may be less convenient; the trains from Manchester to Newcastle may have a changeover in York.

TransPennine Express has other ticket packages that are cost friendly, for instance, the use of railcards that can also be used to get discounts on train tickets for family, student and season packages. The passengers can also save on the cost by being aware of the dynamics in ticket prices during peak and off-peak hours; for example, travelling during the off-peak hours is relatively cheap compared to travelling during the peak hours.

Trains from Manchester to Newcastle: bridges of Newcastle at night. Source: Shutterstock

To Newcastle by train—travel tips

Newcastle upon Tyne is a lively city in England, found on the River Tyne, North England. It is the largest city in North East England, commonly known for its contribution to the manufacture and repair of ships. Other reasons for visiting the city are for its renowned culture, like nightlife and watching football games of Newcastle United Football Club. It has famous landmarks and offers a variety of places and sceneries recommended to every traveller, some of which are:

  • The Victoria tunnel
  • St. James’ Park
  • The Quayside
  • Jesmond Dene
  • The Discovery Museum
  • Newcastle Castle
  • Chinatown
  • The Grainger town including Grey’s monument

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester 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 Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne for as low as £31  for the next 7 days.
The Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne train ticket price is on average £46  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester via train to be approximately 105 miles (170 km).
While the time it takes to travel 105 miles (170 km) between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne is on average 2 h 26 min.
For the best Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 16 direct trains per day from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne with Transpennine Express, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne, the first train leaves at 05: 31. If you prefer late night trains from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne, the last train of the day leaves at 21: 45. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
The price of a one way train ticket from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne is on average £46 if you purchase 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 between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Newcastle upon Tyne
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester.
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ParkingParking
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+44 3457114141
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Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales

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