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Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea by train

  • First train
    05:26
  • Last train
    22:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 6m
  • Distance
    403 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    34
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 41m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea by train

Fast trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea take around 6 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 403 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Newcastle upon Tyne and Swansea.

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

Journeys between Newcastle upon Tyne and Swansea usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 42 departures on the route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea 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 41 departures.

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

The Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Swansea is usually scheduled to depart Newcastle upon Tyne around 05:26 and the last train is around 22:46. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Newcastle upon Tyne around 06:23, and the last at 22:00.

When to book Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea 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 Swansea by train.

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Which train companies operate between Newcastle upon Tyne and Swansea?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • 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.