Whitehaven to Newcastle upon Tyne by train

  • First train
    06:30
  • Last train
    20:37
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 36m
  • Distance
    135 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 8m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Whitehaven to Newcastle upon Tyne by train

Fast trains from Whitehaven to Newcastle upon Tyne take around 2 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 135 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Whitehaven and Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Whitehaven to Newcastle upon Tyne 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 20 departures.

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

The Whitehaven to Newcastle upon Tyne train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Newcastle upon Tyne is usually scheduled to depart Whitehaven around 06:30 and the last train is around 20:37. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Whitehaven around 06:22, and the last at 20:30.

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

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Which train companies operate between Whitehaven and Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail

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.