Trains Edinburgh to Newcastle

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Facts

Trains Newcastle <> Edinburgh  

Booking horizon  approx. 12 weeks
Duration 1h25
Distance  120 miles
Direct trains Direct
First train Newcastle 06h22
Last train Newcastle 21h54
First train Edinburgh 05h40
Last train Edinburgh 21h00
Trains per day 72
Train company Virgin Trains / Cross Country
Station Newcastle Newcastle
Station Edinburgh Edinburgh Waverley

Timetable

Train times - Use our journey planner to find all trains from Edinburgh to Newcastle

The first train leaves at 05h40 from Edinburgh Waverley to Newcastle, the last train leaves at 21h00. The journey time is 1 hour and 25 minutes between the two cities. Each day around 72 trains run between Edinburgh and Newcastle. Here, at HappyRail, you can buy all cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Newcastle!

Travel by Virgin

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Seat reservations are optional
  • At-seat catering is available 
  • Free wifi 

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Solo seats 
  • A seat reservation is included if you buy online 
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power sockets at all seats 
  • Free wifi 
  • Free meal 
  • Free drinks
  • Free newspaper

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Travel by Cross Country

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Seat reservations are optional
  • At-seat catering is available on most trains 
  • Free wifi 

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Solo seats 
  • Reservations are included if you buy your tickets online 
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power sockets at all seats 
  • Free wifi 
  • Drinks are included
  • A small meal is included

More info

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Edinburgh Waverley - Info

Railway Station Edinburgh

Edinburgh Waverley is the name of the main station of Edinburgh.

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday - Friday 05:00 - 23:59
  • Saturday 05:00 - 23:59
  • Sunday 07:00 - 23:59

Facilities 

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Wifi: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, New Street: Long Stay, http://www.trainstationparking.co.uk/ 
  • First class Lounge: yes
  • Left luggage: Lockers located on Platform 19. Mon - Sun 07:00 - 23:00.

To the city centre

  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes
  • Tram: - 
  • Bus: 15 minutes 
  • Taxi: yes, www.traintaxi.co.uk 

Rent-a-bike

Bike & Go: Bikes available for public hire from the station concourse. Register online: www.scotrail.co.uk/bike-and-go

To the airport

  • 'Airlink 100' express shuttle bus, operated by Lothian Buses. For details: www.lothianbuses.com 

Finding your platform

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

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Edinburgh Waverley - Rental cars

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Newcastle station - Info

Railway Station Newcastle

"Newcastle" is the name of the main train station of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday - Friday 05:00 - 21:20
  • Saturday 05:00 - 21:20
  • Sunday 07:30 - 21:20

Facilities 

To the city centre

  • Walking: 10 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes
  • Tram: 5 minutes
  • Bus: 5 minutes 
  • Taxi: yes, www.traintaxi.co.uk 

Ferry

Direct bus to DFDS ferry to IJmuiden/Amsterdam

To the airport

Tyne & Wear 'Metro' provides a daily, frequent direct train service to the Newcastle airport terminal. For details: www.nexus.org.uk

Finding your platform

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

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Newcastle station - Hotels near the station

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