Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham International by train

  • First train
    06:23
  • Last train
    19:42
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 19m
  • Distance
    280 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    38
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 45m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham International by train

Fast trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham International take around 3 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 280 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Newcastle upon Tyne and Birmingham International.

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

Journeys between Newcastle upon Tyne and Birmingham International 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 41 departures on the route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham International every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 35 departures.

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

The Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham International train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham International is usually scheduled to depart Newcastle upon Tyne around 06:25 and the last train is around 19:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Newcastle upon Tyne around 06:23, and the last at 19:45.

When to book Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham International 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 Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham International by train.

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Which train companies operate between Newcastle upon Tyne and Birmingham International?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.