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Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne by train
Fastest journey3hr 1m
Trains per day56
Avg. journey time4hr 1m
Travelling from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne by train
Fast trains from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne take around 3 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 262 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Newcastle upon Tyne.
1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne?
Journeys between Leicester and Newcastle upon Tyne usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 54 departures on the route from Leicester 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 62 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne?
The Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Newcastle upon Tyne is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 06:15 and the last train is around 00:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 06:15, and the last at 22:57.
What's the Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne are $37.60.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $139 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $44. 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.
When to book Leicester 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 Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne by train.
Which train companies operate between Leicester and Newcastle upon Tyne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern 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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