Fastest journey1hr 22m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne by train
The fastest trains from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne take around 1 hour and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 148 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne.
Direct trains run between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne.
We usually find around 46 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 47 departures. The duration is normally about 1 hour and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Newcastle upon Tyne is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 22:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:08, and the last at 21:00.
Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.
When to book Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne train tickets?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne are £10.20.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around £19 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around £12. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
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 Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne by train.
Which trains operate between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne?
More than one type of train operates on the route from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin East Coast
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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