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Swansea to Newcastle upon Tyne by train

  • First train
    04:58
  • Last train
    23:31
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 30m
  • Distance
    403 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    39
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 42m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Swansea to Newcastle upon Tyne by train

Fast trains from Swansea to Newcastle upon Tyne take around 6 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 403 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swansea and Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Swansea 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 57 departures.

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

The Swansea to Newcastle upon Tyne train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Newcastle upon Tyne is usually scheduled to depart Swansea around 04:58 and the last train is around 22:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swansea around 04:31, and the last at 23:31.

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

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Which train companies operate between Swansea and Newcastle upon Tyne?

More than one train company operates on the route from Swansea to Newcastle upon Tyne, 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
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales

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

Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea by train

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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.