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Manchester to Newcastle

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Manchester to Newcastle by Train

For an affordable and relaxing journey between Manchester and Newcastle, consider travelling by train! Use Rail Online to plan your journey between two of northern England’s most exciting cities, with a range of affordable ticket options available. With 52 trains leaving from Manchester to Newcastle daily, you’ll easily be able to find a time and date that suits your travel plans. The journey between the two cities can take an average of 2 hours and 35 minutes, depending on when you choose to travel. You’ll find tickets from the affordable price of £20.60*, and booking in advance can help you secure the best fare for you. Whether you’re planning a quick trip or looking for an extended stay, Rail Online is here to help you organise a seamless, enjoyable train journey between Manchester and Newcastle.



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How to buy affordable train tickets from Manchester to Newcastle

Rail Online is dedicated to providing you with affordable and eco-friendly travel options between Manchester and Newcastle. Our wide range of ticketing options ensures you get the best deal on your train journeys. To help you save even more, here are some tips on finding budget-friendly tickets for your trip:



  • Use a Railcard: With a Railcard, you can enjoy up to ⅓ off eligible fares across the UK.
  • Booking ahead is key: Train operators offer tickets up to 12 weeks before departure, giving you the opportunity to secure the most affordable prices.
  • Travel off-peak: If your departure time is flexible, travelling off-peak can save you money and provide a more peaceful train ride.
  • Try GroupSave: If you're travelling with a group of 3-9 people, GroupSave offers up to a 34% discount on eligible off-peak and super off-peak fares.


At Rail Online, we're here to assist you in planning your journey from start to finish. Whether you have questions or concerns about your trip between Manchester to Newcastle or any other train trips you're considering, Newcastle back to Manchester. Let Rail Online be your go-to source for train travel inspiration on your next adventure!


Frequently Asked Questions

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What can you expect on your journey from Manchester to Newcastle?

The journey between Manchester and Newcastle takes you through some of the most beautiful scenery in northern England . You’ll travel past a collection of picturesque towns and cities, including Leeds and York, and many natural landmarks, such as the beautiful River Tyne. Once you’ve disembarked at Newcastle station, explore the city's sights, including Ne wcastle Castle and Quayside, or catch a game at St James’ Park.

astle Castle and Quayside, or catch a game at St James’ Park.

Is there WiFi available on trains from Manchester to Newcastle?

The Manchester to Newcastle route is operated by TransPennine Express. Free WiFi is available on most services for all passengers. If WiFi is unavailable for your train journey f rom Manchester to Newcastle, most train stations in the UK do have free WiFi services. Connect as soon as you disembark!

What's the fastest journey time between Manchester to Newcastle by train?

You can travel between Manchester and Newcastle in as little as 2 hours and 14 minutes - this is your fastest direct journey.

Is there a direct train from Manchester to Newcastle?

Yes, of the 52 trains that make the Manchester to Newcastle route daily, you will find several direct journeys.

What time does the last train from Manchester to Newcastle leave?

The last train from Manchester to Newcastle leaves at 21:45 - this can vary depending on the day you decide to travel.

Is travelling by train more sustainable?

Taking the train from Manchester to Newcastle is not only an affordable but a highly sustainable option. A large number of passengers traveling on a train lowers the carbon footp rint per person significantly when compared to driving and flying. Driving or flying generates a higher level of CO2 emissions per person. Whether you’re traveling on a diesel or el ectric train across the UK, you can rest assured that your journey contributes to a greener and more sustainable planet.

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What's the difference between 1st and 2nd classes?

If you’re after some luxury on your journey, think about upgrading to a First Class ticket. You can relax in spacious seating and enjoy refreshments service directly to your seat . First Class tickets also offer access to exclusive First Class lounges at select stations around the UK, where you can wait comfortably before boarding your train. A Second Class ticket still provides plenty of comfort and convenience, as well as access to WiFi, outlets, and a selection of food and drinks. Please note that First Class is not available on all trains.

How long does the train from Manchester to Newcastle take?

The train from Manchester to Newcastle takes an average of 2h and 35 minutes. Depending on the day you choose to travel, you may be able to find shorter journey times.

How much does the train from Manchester to Newcastle cost?

While prices for the train journey between Manchester and Newcastle can vary, prices usually start from around £20.60*. Book your train journey in advance to secure the most affo rdable price.

What time does the first train from Manchester to Newcastle leave?

The first train from Manchester to Newcastle leaves at 04:27 - this can vary depending on the day you decide to travel.

What's the distance between Manchester to Newcastle by train?

The journey between Manchester and Newcastle is 106 miles (170 km).