The cheapest trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Cheapest

£23

Average

£23

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 £ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 23.

Cheapest
10:42Newcastle1h26 12:08Edinburgh Waverley
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£231One-way
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11:31Newcastle1h28 12:59Edinburgh Waverley
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£231One-way
10:21Newcastle1h45 12:06Edinburgh Waverley
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£231One-way
11:02Newcastle1h29 12:31Edinburgh Waverley
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£231One-way
10:10Newcastle1h48 11:58Edinburgh Waverley
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£231One-way

Timetable Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

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10:10Newcastle1h48 11:58Edinburgh Waverley
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10:21Newcastle1h45 12:06Edinburgh Waverley
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10:42Newcastle1h26 12:08Edinburgh Waverley
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11:02Newcastle1h29 12:31Edinburgh Waverley
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11:31Newcastle1h28 12:59Edinburgh Waverley
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
17 Oct
£23Cross Country
£6Megabus
Mon
18 Oct
£23Cross Country
£11Megabus
Tue
19 Oct
£19Cross Country
£6Megabus
Wed
20 Oct
£19Cross Country
£10National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£19Cross Country
£11National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£15Cross Country
£6Megabus
Sat
23 Oct
£23London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
Sun
24 Oct
£23Cross Country
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Mon
25 Oct
£29London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Tue
26 Oct
£27London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Wed
27 Oct
£32London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
Thu
28 Oct
£19Cross Country
£11Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£23Cross Country
£6Megabus
Sat
30 Oct
£19London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£16London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Mon
1 Nov
£23Cross Country
£6Megabus
Tue
2 Nov
£19Cross Country
£6Megabus
Wed
3 Nov
£19Cross Country
£10National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£17London North Eastern Railway
£10National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£19London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus

The fastest trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 26 m

Average

1 h 35 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

148 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Newcastle upon Tyne for Edinburgh every day 5 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 35 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 26 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 48 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
10:42Newcastle1h26 12:08Edinburgh Waverley
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£231One-way
11:31Newcastle1h28 12:59Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£231One-way
11:02Newcastle1h29 12:31Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£231One-way
10:21Newcastle1h45 12:06Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£231One-way
10:10Newcastle1h48 11:58Edinburgh Waverley
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£231One-way

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Train Information to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 28 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 28 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. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £15, but the average price of train tickets is £20.

Train companies

Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh with CrossCountry

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It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh start at £15 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 91 miles (147 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 Edinburgh. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

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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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh
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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne?
You can find a cheap train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh for some dates and times for as low as £15  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh is £20  one way.
How many miles is it from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh by train?
The train distance from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh is around 91 miles (147 km).
How many hours does it take from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh by train?
The train time to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne is on average 1 h 28 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.
What train companies go from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?
For the journey 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 trains are there to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne a day?
The average number of trains departing Newcastle upon Tyne for Edinburgh is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh? What time is the last train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?
The earliest train departing from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh leaves at 05: 20. The last train departing from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh leaves at 10: 31. You can find the latest Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh train tickets to get the best deals?
If you book Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £20. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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 between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh.