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£19Cross Country
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£26London North Eastern Railway
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Train Information between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price£26 (€29)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesLondon 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 25 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or First Transpennine Express. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £26, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £19.

Train companies

Train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh with CrossCountry

Find the best trains between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £19. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

CrossCountry

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 from Newcastle upon Tyne to 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 from Newcastle upon Tyne to 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.

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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh
Travel by train to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne for as little as £19  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 between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh is £26  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?
On average the train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh duration is 1 h 25 min  for the 91 miles (147 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train providers can get me from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?
If you're looking for trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh, you can rely on London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or First Transpennine Express to get you to Edinburgh. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh? What time is the last train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?
If you prefer early morning trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh, the first train leaves at 07: 45. If you prefer late night trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh, the last train of the day leaves at 09: 10. Omio shows you the latest train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I purchase Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh train tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £26. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Newcastle upon Tyne
Edinburgh
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