Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham train

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Cheap train tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Cross Country
13:403h26
Newcastle (NCL)
17:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1461One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Cross Country
12:403h24
Newcastle (NCL)
16:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1461One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:403h24
Newcastle (NCL)
14:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1611One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:353h30
Newcastle (NCL)
13:05Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1611One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
11:403h26
Newcastle (NCL)
15:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1611One-way
0 changes

Train timetableNewcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 May
Cross Country
08:253h39
Newcastle (NCL)
12:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
1 change
Cross Country
09:353h30
Newcastle (NCL)
13:05Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
10:403h24
Newcastle (NCL)
14:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
11:403h26
Newcastle (NCL)
15:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
12:403h24
Newcastle (NCL)
16:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
13:403h26
Newcastle (NCL)
17:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes

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Train times from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 24 m

Average

3 h 28 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.

Fastest
Cross Country
10:403h24
Newcastle (NCL)
14:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1611One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Cross Country
12:403h24
Newcastle (NCL)
16:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1461One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
13:403h26
Newcastle (NCL)
17:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1461One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
11:403h26
Newcastle (NCL)
15:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1611One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:353h30
Newcastle (NCL)
13:05Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1611One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham

distanceDistance172 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£110 (€123)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains

Trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham cover the 172 miles long route taking on average 2 h 53 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £110, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £46.

Train companies: CrossCountry, East Coast and TransPennine Express trains Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham

Buy your official CrossCountry, East Coast and TransPennine Express train tickets to Birmingham from Newcastle upon Tyne from £53 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham train information with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 7 min
  • Cheapest Price: £152

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.

FAQs: Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham train

FAQs: Travel by train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham 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 Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham can start from as little as £46 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham is £110; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Newcastle upon Tyne and Birmingham is on average 2 h 53 min   for the 172 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Birmingham from Newcastle upon Tyne by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham leaves at 05: 24. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham leaves at 19: 41.
Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham with CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham train with CrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 41.
A trip to Birmingham from Newcastle upon Tyne is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 53 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham by train is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Newcastle upon Tyne and Birmingham

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