Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Cheapest

£144

Average

£144

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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10:41Newcastle3h23 14:04Birmingham New Street
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08:35Newcastle2h52 11:27Birmingham New Street
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10:35Newcastle2h52 13:27Birmingham New Street
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08:40Newcastle3h24 12:04Birmingham New Street
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10:58Newcastle4h10 15:08Birmingham New Street
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Train schedule Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham

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08:35Newcastle2h52 11:27Birmingham New Street
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08:40Newcastle3h24 12:04Birmingham New Street
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09:41Newcastle3h27 13:08Birmingham New Street
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10:35Newcastle2h52 13:27Birmingham New Street
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10:41Newcastle3h23 14:04Birmingham New Street
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10:58Newcastle4h10 15:08Birmingham New Street
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Fastest train times from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 52 m

Average

3 h 21 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

278 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Newcastle upon Tyne for Birmingham every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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08:35Newcastle2h52 11:27Birmingham New Street
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10:35Newcastle2h52 13:27Birmingham New Street
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10:41Newcastle3h23 14:04Birmingham New Street
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08:40Newcastle3h24 12:04Birmingham New Street
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Overview: Train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham

distanceDistance172 miles (277 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£105 (€116)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham cover the 172 miles (277 km) long route taking on average 2 h 52 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £55, but the average price of train tickets is £105.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham

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It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket to Birmingham from Newcastle upon Tyne online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Newcastle upon Tyne and Birmingham as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains between Newcastle upon Tyne and Birmingham start at £55 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 172 miles (277 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train between Newcastle upon Tyne and Birmingham. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 22 min
  • Average Price: £55
  • CrossCountry frequency: 14 a day

Trains from Newcastle to Birmingham: Journey Details

CrossCountry provide direct trains from Newcastle to Birmingham. Weekday services start with an early morning departure followed by 2 trains every hour until the final train in mid evening. Journey times range from 2 hours and 50 minutes to 3 hours and 30 minutes. Earlier morning departures are possible using indirect trains. These journeys involve taking a Virgin Trains East Coast service from Newcastle and changing to a CrossCountry train at York or Doncaster. Sunday schedules feature a slightly reduced service with a later departure time for the first train.

Taking the Train from Newcastle

Trains from Newcastle to Birmingham depart from the main station located in the city centre. Tyne and Wear Metro trains connect the station to the airport and regional destinations. Buses serving the city depart from nearby stops on Neville Street, Clayton Street West and Westgate Road. At weekends, some night buses are available from stops on St. Nicholas Street. Eldon Square and Haymarket bus stations are about 10 minutes away on foot. The taxi rank is located at the front of the station.

Getting into Birmingham by Train

Birmingham has a profusion of galleries and museums, notably Cadbury World, with 14 zones devoted to the history and enjoyment of chocolate. The city's Jewellery Quarter is a fascinating area full of galleries and historic buildings. Trains from Newcastle to Birmingham arrive at Birmingham New Street station, close to the city centre. Local trains around the region are available from Moor Street and Snow Hill stations about 5 minutes walk from New Street. There are numerous city buses available from the adjacent stops on Hill Street and Smallbrook Queensway. The taxi rank is close to the Victoria Street exit, on Navigation Street.

Travel Tips: Trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham

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FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Newcastle upon Tyne and Birmingham for as low as £55  for the next 7 days.
The Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham train ticket price is on average £105  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
The distance to Birmingham from Newcastle upon Tyne by train is approximately 172 miles (277 km).
On average the train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham duration is 2 h 52 min  for the 172 miles (277 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
For the route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham you can take a train with Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 14 direct trains per day from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham with Cross Country, 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 purchase your train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Newcastle upon Tyne for Birmingham is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham leaves at 05: 30   and the last train for this leaves at 21: 45. Omio shows you the latest train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
You can find a train to Birmingham from Newcastle upon Tyne to cost on average £105 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Newcastle upon Tyne
Birmingham
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