There’s a lot more to Newcastle than brown ale and football these days, as our brief city guide explains.
Trains to Newcastle
Newcastle’s renaissance over the past decade or two has seen it transformed into a glittering hub of art, culture and enterprise. From the famously lively bars of Bigg Market, to the architectural grandeur and ambition of the Tyne Bridge and, just a few miles south, Antony Gormley’s ‘Angel of the North’. Visit Newcastle and experience a vibrant city that fizzes with life.
Our guide to the best coffee shops, pubs, restaurants and activities within five minutes’ walk of Newcastle Station.
Put your wallet away with our guide to free things to do in Newcastle – it’s purely belter.
From history and culture to sport and retail therapy, you’ll never be short of things to do in Newcastle.
Befitting its energetic and vibrant spirit, Newcastle is a shopper’s dream: there’s high-end fashion, backstreet boutiques and everything in between.
Family day out in Newcastle? We’ve hunted high and low for the best things to do.
At the end of a busy day, it’s good to know there are plenty of options to lay your weary head.
The North East is a region rich in food heritage – from Craster kippers to pease pudding. Much of this is showcased in the bustling city of Newcastle. Here’s our guide to the city’s best restaurants, food shops and foodie events.
Whether you’re looking for designer clothes, the latest gadget or a unique handmade gift, Newcastle has it covered.
See the best in contemporary art in an historic riverside building, meet Neanderthal man and delve into the history of shipbuilding on a visit to Newcastle.
Great value tickets to Newcastle
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Travel to Newcastle by Train
Newcastle upon Tyne is a major interchange on the British rail network is serviced by inter-city trains to and from destinations across England and Scotland as well as regional services across the North East and Cumbria. All of Virgin Trains East Coast’s high speed services between London and Edinburgh stop at Newcastle station (at times also referred to as Newcastle Central Station) as do the extensions to Glasgow, Inverness and Aberdeen. Important southbound destinations include trains to Darlington, York, Doncaster and Peterborough. There is a great range of value train tickets and cheap rail fares available on our website to get to Lincoln from destinations all across Scotland and England.
Travel times to Newcastle
Some of our key routes to and from Newcastle include trains to Edinburgh, trains to Berwick and London, which depart three times an hour at peak times. There are regular services to other English destinations, such as Leeds and Peterborough, as well as northbound trains to Glasgow and Inverness. Travel to Newcastle by train and avail of the core benefits of rail travel – it’s often faster and always more relaxing than the alternatives, offers you flexibility and comfort and is perfect for an easy and hassle-free for trip with family and friends. Travel times vary from journey to journey, so please use our journey planner to find the right train for you. But one thing always remains the same: Only we offer Virgin Trains East Coast tickets at the best possible price with no hidden fees. That’s our Price Promise.
Newcastle to Edinburgh: from 1 hour 28 minutes
Newcastle to Glasgow: from 2 hours 36 minutes
Newcastle to Peterborough: from 2 hours 11 minutes
Newcastle to London: from 2 hours 36 minutes