Trains from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne

Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne train information

Leicester Newcastle upon Tyne train map

Train duration 3h51m
Arrival Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Departure Leicester, England
Distance 163 Miles

Which operators can I use?

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train from Leicester (East Midlands England) to Newcastle upon Tyne (North East England). The services on board will vary depending on the rail provider.

How far is it by train?

Using the train is a fast and convenient way to get to Newcastle upon Tyne from Leicester. The average journey duration between Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne is 3h51m to travel the 163 miles.

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

Fares can change quickly. We recommend you to launch a search to check the latest available offers.

Best prices for Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne train tickets

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

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The Prices for train tickets Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 15 days in advance, you can find tickets from £41 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £61 for your train. Thus, you may save 34% on the price of your ticket by booking 15 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne trains

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

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Discount Leicester - Newcastle upon Tyne train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your Leicester Newcastle upon Tyne train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain 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.

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to estimate the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Leicester Newcastle upon Tyne ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make on average 2 trips from Newcastle upon Tyne to Leicester (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

Railcards enable you to get a third off most adult 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
Leicester 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