Newcastle to Glasgow

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Trains from Newcastle to Glasgow

Glasgow is Scotland's hub of culture; blending unique history with modernity, this city attracts thousands of travellers worldwide. From exploring the stunning Victorian architecture of the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum to venturing into the contemporary world of art at the Gallery of Modern Art, you can behold the city's rich artistic history and community. For travellers who want to immerse themselves in the budding life of Glasgow, you can take a relaxing stroll in the stunning Glasgow Green or enjoy a night out at one of the city's many bars, clubs, and music venues to enjoy the buzz of life amongst the community. And with some of the best shopping in the UK, Glasgow is the perfect place to indulge in a retail therapy session.

Travelling from Newcastle to Glasgow takes only 2 hours and 36 minutes to complete. With over seven trains running along this journey daily, travelling the 194 miles (120 kms) from Newcastle to Glasgow has never been easier or more convenient. Find tickets for as little as £13.55* from Rail Online: get your life on track.


Cheap Train Tickets from Newcastle to Glasgow

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Now that you know the most trusted ways to secure affordable train tickets across the UK, it's time to get train-spired and start planning your next holiday. Choose Rail Online to find everything you need in one simple destination. From current train timetables and carrier information to a vast number of UK trips, you can even book your return trip home from Glasgow to Newcastle, all at the lowest prices from us.

Frequently Asked Questions

Looking for more information about your future trip from undefined? Our team at Rail Online have the answers to all your questions.

How long does the train from Newcastle to Glasgow take?

The train from Newcastle to Glasgow takes around 2 hours and 36 minutes to complete, but depending on the exact journ ey route or day you’ve chosen could take up to 2 hours and 40 minutes.

How much does the train from Newcastle to Glasgow cost?

The train from Newcastle to Glasgow costs as little as £13.55*. This price will reflect the class seat, route, depart ure time and ticket purchase date of your trip and, therefore, may slightly change.

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

For travellers who want to start their day with a hearty breakfast in Glasgow, you can find journey departure times f rom as early as 14:30.

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

When travelling from Newcastle to Glasgow, the journey will cover 194 miles (120 km).

Can you make a day trip from Newcastle to Glasgow?

Yes, you can make a day trip from Newcastle to Glasgow! The journey takes around 2 hours and 45 minutes, so you can c atch an early morning train and arrive in Glasgow in time for breakfast. Once in Glasgow, there is plenty to see and do. You could explore the city's many museums and galleries, such as the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum or the Gallery of Modern Art. Alternatively, you could walk around the historic Glasgow Cathedral or enjoy a stroll through the beautif ul Glasgow Green park. When it comes to food, Glasgow has an excellent culinary scene, with a range of restaurants and c afes serving delicious local cuisine. Be sure to try some haggis or a traditional Scottish breakfast while you're there! Before catching a train home that night to get you home to your bed for a well-deserved rest after a busy day trip.

Is there Wi-Fi available on trains from Newcastle to Glasgow?

When travelling from Newcastle to Glasgow, travellers can find free Wi-Fi on board for first and Second Class seating tickets.


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

The fastest travel duration time from Newcastle to Glasgow is 2 hours and 36 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Newcastle to Glasgow?

Yes, seven direct trains run daily between Newcastle and Glasgow.

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

The latest train you can catch from Newcastle to Glasgow leaves at 19:42, leaving plenty of time to enjoy Glasgow’s n ightlife.

How much CO2 will I save by taking this train journey?

For travellers who want to choose an environmentally friendly mode of getting from Newcastle to Glasgow, travelling b y train can save up to 22.1kg of CO2; this is in comparison to driving or flying.

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

When travelling from Newcastle to Glasgow, you’ll have the option to choose from a first or Second Class seat. Second Class seat tickets will include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, luggage space, power sockets, fold-down tables and onb oard catering. For travellers who want to travel in even more comfort, First Class tickets will offer larger reclining s eats, complimentary food and drink, bigger tables and working spaces and access to some First Class lounges in Newcastle and London King’s Cross stations.