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Newcastle upon Tyne to Cardiff by train
Trains per day33
Avg. journey time5hr 59m
Travelling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cardiff by train
Fast trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cardiff take around 5 hours, covering a distance of approximately 403 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Newcastle upon Tyne and Cardiff.
1. Are there direct trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cardiff?
Journeys between Newcastle upon Tyne and Cardiff usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 49 departures on the route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cardiff 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 45 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cardiff?
The Newcastle upon Tyne to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 5 hours, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Newcastle upon Tyne to Cardiff train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Newcastle upon Tyne around 05:26 and the last train is around 22:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Newcastle upon Tyne around 04:45, and the last at 22:00.
What's the Newcastle upon Tyne to Cardiff train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cardiff are $104.11.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $104 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $89. 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 Newcastle upon Tyne to Cardiff 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 Cardiff by train.
Which train companies operate between Newcastle upon Tyne and Cardiff?
More than one train company operates on the route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cardiff, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- East Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- 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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