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Train Information between Newcastle upon Tyne and Glasgow

distanceDistance120 miles (194 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£35 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway or Cross Country

Trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow cover the 120 miles (194 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 22 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £35, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £25.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow with CrossCountry

Travel between Newcastle upon Tyne and Glasgow from £25 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

CrossCountry

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

Find the perfect CrossCountry train between Newcastle upon Tyne and Glasgow for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Newcastle upon Tyne and Glasgow. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 120 miles (194 km) on this journey and your CrossCountry Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow train ticket can cost as little as £25 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Newcastle upon Tyne and Glasgow in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 45 min
  • Average Price: £25
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

CrossCountry has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Newcastle upon Tyne and Glasgow:

  • 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 Glasgow

Trains from Newcastle to Glasgow take either an east or west coast route to cover the distance of approximately 150 miles. There are over 40 route options to choose from, direct departures are spread evenly throughout the day, as are indirect journeys which require a change in Carlisle or Edinburgh. The journey from Newcastle to Glasgow takes at least 2.5 hours and up to 4 hours in some cases.

Which train companies travel from Newcastle to Glasgow?

Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway (LNER) and Northern Rail operate trains on direct and indirect routes between Newcastle and Glasgow. Northern Rail trains tend to take the greatest amount of time on this journey as they stop at more stations along the way.

How long is the train journey from Newcastle to Glasgow?

The fastest trains take approximately 2.5 hours to get to Glasgow from Newcastle. The fastest indirect service is offered by Cross Country, with a quick transfer at Edinburgh Waverley, taking just 2 hours 27 minutes. Other trains can take 3 or 4 hours, depending on the route and number of stops along the way.

How many trains are there from Newcastle to Glasgow?

There are over 40 train departures each day from Newcastle. These include both direct and indirect train journeys that take several different routes to Glasgow. Departures times are spread from the early morning to late the evening, allowing passengers flexibility in their travel time. There is at least one departures each hour throughout the day.

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

Departure train station: All trains depart from Newcastle Central station. The station is within walking distance of the city centre. Alternatively, many local buses stop outside the station and there is also a Metro station underneath the train station. Facilities available at the station include shops, restaurants and wheelchair accessible ramps.

Arrival train station: Trains from Newcastle arrive at either Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen Street stations. Central station has Wi-Fi, a first class lounge and shops. Queen Street station offers coffee shops, toilets and waiting areas. Both stations are located in the city centre with public buses stopping nearby for onward transport. Some hotels and other destinations are within walking distance of the stations.

Taking the Train from Newcastle

Newcastle Central Station is the primary departure point for services to Glasgow, and it's easy to get to for anyone living in the Newcastle area. To reach the station from the city centre, the easiest way by far is to take the Metro system. This gets you to Newcastle Central in a few minutes, although local buses and taxis are also available. The Metro runs all day from 5:00 a.m. until just before midnight, so it should be perfect for connecting with most Glasgow bound trains.

Getting into Glasgow by Train

All trains from Newcastle to Glasgow arrive at Glasgow Queen Street station, the perfect way to get a feel for this beautiful Scottish city. Once home to the world's greatest shipbuilding industry, past industrial glory has left a legacy of superb buildings, great galleries and museums to explore. From Queen Street to the centre of town will take 15 minutes by foot, although there is a handy Glasgow Station Link Bus between Queen Street and Glasgow Central Station. Queen Street is also opposite the Buchanan Street Metro station, which provides connections to Charing Cross, the Exhibition Centre and other destinations across Glasgow.

Travel Tips

Trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow
Travel by train to Glasgow 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 Glasgow.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train between Newcastle upon Tyne and Glasgow?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow to cost as little as £25  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow cost on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow train price to come in at an average of £35  one way.
How far is it from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow by train?
The distance to Glasgow from Newcastle upon Tyne by train is approximately 120 miles (194 km).
What is the average Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow train duration?
On average the Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow train time is 2 h 22 min  covering the 120 miles (194 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What train companies go from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow?
Take the Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow train with London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there between Newcastle upon Tyne and Glasgow?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow. 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 Glasgow? When does the last train depart from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow?
You can take the first train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow at 07: 05   or take the last train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow leaving at 11: 52. Look for the latest Newcastle upon Tyne Glasgow train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
When should I buy Newcastle upon Tyne Glasgow train tickets to score the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £35 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Newcastle upon Tyne
Glasgow
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 to Glasgow from Newcastle upon Tyne.