Trains from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

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Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train information

Birmingham Newcastle upon Tyne train map

Train duration 3h18m
Arrival Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 173 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £37.70
Average train price £81.00
  • The trip between Birmingham, located in England and Newcastle upon Tyne, situated in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following train operators: Cross Country.
  • There are 173 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne is normally 3h18m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.
  • The lowest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £37.70 one way.

Best prices for Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train tickets

from £37.70 MORE 4h17m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £4.50 MORE 6h23m
from £6.05 MORE 6h33m
Flight
from £88.00 MORE 11h02m

Birmingham - Newcastle upon Tyne prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Megabus£16

National Express£30

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Megabus£15

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Birmingham - Newcastle upon Tyne: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£44

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£52

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£54

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£58

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Days before Departure

The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Buying your train from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £44 when booking your ticket 1 month in advance which is 26% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Birmingham Newcastle upon Tyne train

Discount Birmingham - Newcastle upon Tyne train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Birmingham Newcastle upon Tyne train ticket.

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne? Grab your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Birmingham Newcastle upon Tyne ticket (i.e.: £80.88)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£80.88 = 1.09. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne (one way trip).

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train £80.88 £53.92 £26.96 1.09

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare