Cheap train tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 24 Jan

Cheapest

£12

Average

£18

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.

The average ticket from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh will cost around £ 18 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 12.

Cheapest
09:33Newcastle1h33 11:06Edinburgh Waverley
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£121One-way
09:54Newcastle1h28 11:22Edinburgh Waverley
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£121One-way
08:56Newcastle1h35 10:31Edinburgh Waverley
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£151One-way
09:47Newcastle1h25 11:12Edinburgh Waverley
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£161One-way
12:32Dunston1h49 14:21Edinburgh Waverley
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£181One-way

Train schedule Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

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08:28Dunston1h52 10:20Edinburgh Waverley
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08:47Newcastle1h33 10:20Edinburgh Waverley
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08:56Newcastle1h35 10:31Edinburgh Waverley
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09:19Newcastle1h44 11:03Edinburgh Waverley
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09:33Newcastle1h33 11:06Edinburgh Waverley
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09:33Dunston1h49 11:22Edinburgh Waverley
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09:47Newcastle1h25 11:12Edinburgh Waverley
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09:54Newcastle1h28 11:22Edinburgh Waverley
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10:32Dunston1h48 12:20Edinburgh Waverley
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11:31Dunston1h49 13:20Edinburgh Waverley
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12:32Dunston1h49 14:21Edinburgh Waverley
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13:32Dunston1h45 15:17Edinburgh Waverley
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Mon
24 Jan
£23Cross Country
£6Megabus
Tue
25 Jan
£19London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Wed
26 Jan
£19Cross Country
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Thu
27 Jan
£19Cross Country
£12Megabus
Fri
28 Jan
£23Cross Country
£6Megabus
Sat
29 Jan
£14London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sun
30 Jan
£14London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Mon
31 Jan
£19London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Tue
1 Feb
£19London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Wed
2 Feb
£19Cross Country
£12Megabus
Thu
3 Feb
£16London North Eastern Railway
£12Megabus
Fri
4 Feb
£19London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sat
5 Feb
£22East Coast Trains
£6Megabus
Sun
6 Feb
£14London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Mon
7 Feb
£19London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Tue
8 Feb
£14London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Thu
10 Feb
£14London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
Fri
11 Feb
£19London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sat
12 Feb
£12London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus

Fastest train times from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 24 Jan

Fastest Journey

1 h 25 m

Average

1 h 40 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

148 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Newcastle upon Tyne for Edinburgh every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 148 km distance in an average of 1 h 40 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 25 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 52 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:47Newcastle1h25 11:12Edinburgh Waverley
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£161One-way
09:54Newcastle1h28 11:22Edinburgh Waverley
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£121One-way
09:33Newcastle1h33 11:06Edinburgh Waverley
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£121One-way
08:47Newcastle1h33 10:20Edinburgh Waverley
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£181One-way
08:56Newcastle1h35 10:31Edinburgh Waverley
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£151One-way

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Overview: Train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price£20 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or First Transpennine Express

Trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh cover the 91 miles (147 km) long route taking on average 1 h 23 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £20, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £14.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne from £14 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

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

If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh, check out Omio! With one-way Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh train ticket prices starting as low as £19 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train timetables and tickets for this 91 miles (147 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

  • Average Price: £19

CrossCountry has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your CrossCountry tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh and when travelling by train:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Newcastle to Edinburgh

It's quick and easy to travel from Newcastle to Edinburgh by train, with around 40 services on offer every day, even at weekends. With up to 4 services departing each hour, you'll have plenty of choice for a flexible and direct journey.

Which train companies travel from Newcastle to Edinburgh?

This busy route is serviced by two train companies; Cross Country and London North Eastern Railway. The services shuttle back and forward between Edinburgh Waverley station and Newcastle-Upon-Tyne station throughout the day, with each train journey taking around an hour and a half, even on Sundays./p>

How long is the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh?

Trains between Newcastle and Edinburgh take around 90 minutes and all services are direct. The fastest journey takes around 1 hour and 25 minutes, and the longest around 1 hour and 45 minutes. The services operate between from very early in the morning, allowing passengers to arrive for a morning meeting.  Trains continue to depart until late in the evening. Even at weekends, there are still around 40 direct services a day.

How many trains are there from Newcastle to Edinburgh?

This is a busy and direct route that is well used by commuters and day-trippers alike. The two train carriers servicing it operate around 40 scheduled trains a day, even at weekends. There are between 2-4 trains scheduled every hour, sometimes as little as 10 minutes apart.

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

 

Departure train station: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne train station is located in the city centre. As Newcastle's main train station it has a wide range of facilities, such as free WiFi, accessible toilets, coffee shops and eateries, newsagents and a pharmacy, ticketing facilities, information desks, seating areas and cycle storage. Catch the Tyne & Wear Metro from adjacent platforms, or head just outside to find the car park, local buses and taxi rank.

Arrival train station: Edinburgh Waverley Station is Britain's second largest station and it has excellent facilities. These include shops, eateries, coffee shops, information desks, ticketing services, accessible toilets and seating areas. It's located in the city centre and the taxi rank and buses are just outside.

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FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh for the next 7 days starting from £14  one way.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh on average?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne is £20  one way.

How far is it from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh via train to be approximately 91 miles (147 km).

What is the average Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh train duration?

The train time between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh is on average 1 h 23 min  for the 91 miles (147 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train companies can get me from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?

For the trip from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh you can take a train with London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or First Transpennine Express. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services per day are there from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh? When does the last train depart from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?

If you prefer early morning trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh, the first train leaves at 08: 41. If you prefer late night trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh, the last train of the day leaves at 12: 32. Omio shows you the latest train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

When should I buy Newcastle upon Tyne Edinburgh train tickets to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £20 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Newcastle upon Tyne
Edinburgh
The major railway station for departures from Newcastle upon Tyne is. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at for your trip from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh.