Trains from Cardiff to Newcastle upon Tyne

Cardiff to Newcastle upon Tyne train information

Cardiff Newcastle upon Tyne train map

Train duration 5h43m
Arrival Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Departure Cardiff, Wales
Distance 250 Miles

Which operators can I use?

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train connecting Cardiff (East Wales) to Newcastle upon Tyne (North East England). The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.

How far is it by train?

On average, the journey takes around 5h43m by train because of the 250 miles to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne from Cardiff. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Cardiff to Newcastle upon Tyne train tickets

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Cardiff - Newcastle upon Tyne prices calendar

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

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

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

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Generally, the earlier you buy your train ticket, the cheaper it will be but there can be some exceptions. We collected the data from the last six months in order to find the best time to purchase your train tickets Cardiff to Newcastle upon Tyne. The figures illustrate that buying your train from Cardiff to Newcastle upon Tyne in advance is not always cheaper.

We found tickets at £134 when purchasing your ticket on the day you're travelling while you will have to pay a minimum of £142 if you get your seat 7 days in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to purchase your seat is on the day you're travelling as it is 6% cheaper than 7 days in advance.

Best prices for Cardiff to Newcastle upon Tyne trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cardiff 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 Cardiff and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Cardiff Newcastle upon Tyne train

Discount Cardiff - Newcastle upon Tyne train tickets

The most efficient way to pay less on your Cardiff Newcastle upon Tyne train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

  • The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

    You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you book after that, you will make savings.

    For instance, train tickets from Cardiff to Newcastle upon Tyne cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way trips from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cardiff, the card will have paid for itself.

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 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
Cardiff to Newcastle upon Tyne train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

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

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