Cheap train tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to London

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

£73

Average

£83

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 London will cost around £ 83 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 73.

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09:59Newcastle2h50 12:49London Kings Cross
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£731One-way
08:27Newcastle3h12 11:39London Kings Cross
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£771One-way
08:58Newcastle2h52 11:50London Kings Cross
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£811One-way
09:30Newcastle3h10 12:40London Kings Cross
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£881One-way
10:27Newcastle3h11 13:38London Kings Cross
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£881One-way

Train schedule Newcastle upon Tyne to London

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08:01Newcastle2h51 10:52London Kings Cross
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08:27Newcastle3h12 11:39London Kings Cross
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08:58Newcastle2h52 11:50London Kings Cross
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09:30Newcastle3h10 12:40London Kings Cross
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09:59Newcastle2h50 12:49London Kings Cross
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10:27Newcastle3h11 13:38London Kings Cross
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Thu
19 May
£73London North Eastern Railway
£10National Express
£88British Airways
Fri
20 May
£53London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
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Sat
21 May
£81London North Eastern Railway
£7Flixbus
£71British Airways
Sun
22 May
£61London North Eastern Railway
£10Flixbus
£432Loganair
Mon
23 May
£63London North Eastern Railway
£10National Express
£92British Airways
Tue
24 May
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£14Megabus
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Wed
25 May
£44London North Eastern Railway
£12National Express
£162British Airways
Thu
26 May
£56London North Eastern Railway
£10Flixbus
£125British Airways
Fri
27 May
£54London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
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Sat
28 May
£66Lumo
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Sun
29 May
£44London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
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Mon
30 May
£50London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
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Tue
31 May
£39London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£75British Airways
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1 Jun
£56London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
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2 Jun
£61London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
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3 Jun
£61London North Eastern Railway
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4 Jun
£56London North Eastern Railway
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5 Jun
£56London North Eastern Railway
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6 Jun
£50London North Eastern Railway
£7Flixbus
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7 Jun
£122London North Eastern Railway
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Fastest train times from Newcastle upon Tyne to London

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 50 m

Average

3 h 1 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

398 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Newcastle upon Tyne for London 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 398 km distance in an average of 3 h 1 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 50 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 12 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
09:59Newcastle2h50 12:49London Kings Cross
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£731One-way
08:01Newcastle2h51 10:52London Kings Cross
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£901One-way
08:58Newcastle2h52 11:50London Kings Cross
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£811One-way
09:30Newcastle3h10 12:40London Kings Cross
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£881One-way
10:27Newcastle3h11 13:38London Kings Cross
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£881One-way

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Overview: Train from Newcastle upon Tyne to London

distanceDistance246 miles (397 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price£63 (€70)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, Grand Central Trains or Lumo

Trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to London cover the 246 miles (397 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 51 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, Grand Central Trains or Lumo. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £50, but the average price of train tickets is £63.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Newcastle upon Tyne to London

Find the best trains between Newcastle upon Tyne and London with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £50. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

CrossCountry

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

CrossCountry tickets between Newcastle upon Tyne and London are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with CrossCountry to London from Newcastle upon Tyne all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 246 miles (397 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Newcastle upon Tyne to London routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Newcastle upon Tyne to London train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to London with CrossCountry!

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets to London from Newcastle upon Tyne due to the coronavirus:

    • 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 London

    You can take trains from Newcastle to London throughout the week, with a regular service operating between the two cities. In total, there are around 217 trains that depart across the week. With trains leaving from early in the morning to relatively late at night, there should be a suitable train time to match your schedule. Journeys take about 2h 10min on average, with there also being some faster trains that you can catch. There are no indirect trains on this route, so you won’t have to make any changes during your journey.

    Newcastle to London Train Time: Daily Departures

    Between Monday and Friday, there are normally about 31 trains that depart daily. These trains tend to depart between about 04:45 and 21:15. On Saturdays, there are around 28 trains that depart between the hours of around 04:45 and 19:00. On Sundays, you can catch one of about 34 trains, with the first train leaving before 08:00 and the last one leaving at around 20:30.

    How long is the journey by train from Newcastle to London?

    When you take a train from Newcastle to London you will find that the average journey time is about 2 h 10 min. There are also faster trains, with some journeys taking 1 h 47 min. As most of the trains that operate this route are direct, you can sit back and enjoy your trip from the north to the south of England.

    Trains from Newcastle to London: sculpture of the Angel of the North in Newcastle. Source: Shutterstock

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

    Departure train station:Trains leave from Newcastle train station, which is conveniently located in the city centre. You can walk to the station from popular tourist attractions like Newcastle Castle in about 6min. When you’re at the station, you can use a selection of facilities, such as a First Class Lounge, cash points, refreshment stalls and toilets.

    Arrival train station: You will arrive at London Kings Cross train station, which is located close by to the busy centre of the city. You can reach popular sites in the city, such as the Barbican Centre, in about 15min if you take the Circle, Metropolitan or Northern Line. At the station, there are a variety of shops and restaurants for you to enjoy. There are toilets and waiting areas too.

    Which train companies travel from Newcastle to London?

    One train company operates trains to London from Newcastle. The provider is LNER, which operates about 155 trains Monday to Friday, around 28 trains on Saturdays and approximately 43 trains on Sundays. Trains take about 2h 10min to reach their destination, with there being some faster trains that complete the route in around 1h 47min. As trains are normally direct on this route, you won’t have to transfer along the way.

    Night trains Newcastle

    There aren’t any night trains from Newcastle to London at night. However, you can take trains early in the morning and late in the day. For example, you can take a train that leaves around 04:45 and arrive in London at about 08:09. Alternatively, you can catch a train in the evening at about 09:15, which normally gets to its destination at around 01:15.

    LNER trains from Newcastle to London

    LNER Newcastle to London trains operate a frequent service every day of the week. About 31 trains leave each day on weekdays, and around 62 depart across the weekend. The first train that leaves Newcastle between Monday and Saturday is at about 04:45, whilst the first departure on Sundays is at around 07:55. The final train departs for London at about 21:15 on weekdays, approximately 19:00 on Saturdays and around 20:30 on Sundays. Trains from Newcastle to London take around 2h 10min on average. You can get faster trains too, though, which usually take under 1h 50min. You’ll be pleased to know that trains operating this route are direct, so you can enjoy the journey without having to make a connection.

    Trains from Newcastle to London: Sustainability travel

    Sustainable travel is important for the future of our environment. Train travel is one of the greenest ways to complete a trip from Newcastle to London. Trains tend to release less carbon dioxide per passenger than other forms of transport such as buses, cars or planes. Not only is there less carbon dioxide pollution, but there is less noise pollution too.

    Train Newcastle to London: Services on Board

    LNER trains offer some great facilities onboard the trains, such as First Class seating with provides additional legroom and also comfier seats. You can take three items of luggage on board a train from Newcastle to London, with one large item, one medium item and one small item being allowed. Large suitcases cannot be bigger than 80cm x 57cm x30cm. Medium bags must be able to fit into the overhead luggage rack. Smaller bags should be able to fit under your seat. You can also take your bicycle on board, but you will need to make a reservation in advance as there is limited capacity for bikes. Pets are fine to bring on the train too, but you must ensure that they are under your control at all times for the comfort of other passengers. If you have a disability that requires assistance during the journey, you can contact the operator before you depart to request help.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Newcastle to London

    To get cheap train tickets from Newcastle to London, book as far in advance of the departure date as possible, as train tickets tend to get more expensive the closer to the day of travel. Make sure you have flexibility with your journey as well, as trains might be cheaper a couple of hours on either side of your desired travel time. Using a railcard, such as a two together railcard, is also a great way to get cheaper tickets. If you want more inspiration on cheap destinations to travel to in the United Kingdom, you should have a look at the OmioMagazine.

    Trains from Newcastle to London: skyline of London at dusk. Source: Shutterstock

    To London by train—travel tips

    There is loads to do in London, so it’s always a good idea to have an itinerary in place before you arrive. One of the most popular places to visit is Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s official residence. Close by to this attraction is Hyde Park, a vast green space in the centre of the city. At this park, you can enjoy a coffee, go cycling or relax on the grass. Next up, you can go towards the River Thames, where you’ll find great attractions like the Millennium Wheel. This wheel is a fun ride for all the family, which gives you great views across the city. If you want to enjoy something that gets your adrenaline pumping a bit more, you should visit Thorpe Park. This theme park has a great range of rides for people of all ages. Having worked up an appetite, you should head to the centre of London, where you can find a selection of highly-rated restaurants to enjoy lunch. For football lovers, there are a lot of stadiums in the capital that you can visit. Whether it’s The Emirates Stadium or Craven Cottage, you’ll be able to enjoy a tour of the ground and maybe even catch a game.

    • Check out London from the top of The Shard
    • Get spooked at London Dungeons
    • Go for a stroll on the South Bank
    • Learn about movies at The British Film Institute
    • Catch a show at the West End

    Travel Tips: Trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to London

    Travel by train to London 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 London.
    FAQs

    How much do cheap trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to London cost?

    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to London from Newcastle upon Tyne for the next 7 days starting from £50  one way.

    What is the average cost of a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to London?

    If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Newcastle upon Tyne to London train prices are on average £63  one way.

    What is the distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and London via train?

    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Newcastle upon Tyne to London via train to be approximately 246 miles (397 km).

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

    On average the train from Newcastle upon Tyne to London duration is 2 h 51 min  for the 246 miles (397 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

    What train providers offer a service from Newcastle upon Tyne to London?

    When taking a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to London, you can count on London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, Grand Central Trains or Lumo for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Newcastle upon Tyne to London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    Can I purchase a direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to London?

    Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day to London from Newcastle upon Tyne. If you’re looking for a direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to London, consider travelling with London North Eastern Railway. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.

    How many trains are there between Newcastle upon Tyne and London a day?

    On average, there are 17 trains a day from Newcastle upon Tyne to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    What time is the earliest train from Newcastle upon Tyne to London? What time is the last train from Newcastle upon Tyne to London?

    If you prefer early morning trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to London, the first train leaves at 05: 30. If you prefer late night trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to London, the last train of the day leaves at 21: 15. Omio shows you the latest train from Newcastle upon Tyne to London schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

    How far in advance should I book train tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to London for the best deals?

    The price of a one way train ticket from Newcastle upon Tyne to London is on average £63 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to London available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Newcastle upon Tyne
    London
    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 London.