Basingstoke to Newcastle upon Tyne by train

  • First train
    04:54
  • Last train
    00:02
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 30m
  • Distance
    413 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    50
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 11m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Basingstoke to Newcastle upon Tyne by train

Fast trains from Basingstoke to Newcastle upon Tyne take around 4 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 413 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basingstoke and Newcastle upon Tyne.

1. Are there direct trains from Basingstoke to Newcastle upon Tyne?

Journeys between Basingstoke and Newcastle upon Tyne usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 48 departures on the route from Basingstoke to Newcastle upon Tyne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 60 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Basingstoke to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The Basingstoke to Newcastle upon Tyne train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Basingstoke to Newcastle upon Tyne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Newcastle upon Tyne is usually scheduled to depart Basingstoke around 04:54 and the last train is around 23:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basingstoke around 06:40, and the last at 00:02.

When to book Basingstoke to Newcastle upon Tyne train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basingstoke to Newcastle upon Tyne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basingstoke and Newcastle upon Tyne?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basingstoke to Newcastle upon Tyne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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