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Duration 6h 15m
Distance 314.9 miles
Average price £200
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Wales and Newcastle upon Tyne takes 6h 15m and the fastest train takes 5h 29m. There is a train service every few hours from Wales to Newcastle upon Tyne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Cardiff Central
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Newcastle upon Tyne
5h 11m
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£124 - £415

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No, there is no direct train from Wales to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Newcastle via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 11m.

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The distance between Wales and Newcastle upon Tyne is 206 miles. The road distance is 314.9 miles.

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Wales to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Wales to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Newcastle station.

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There are 855+ hotels available in Newcastle upon Tyne. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Wales and Newcastle upon Tyne?

You can take a train from Cardiff to Newcastle upon Tyne via Birmingham New Street in around 5h 11m.
Train operators
CrossCountry
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £170
Train from Birmingham New Street to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£90 - £250
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£90 - £120
Anytime Day 1st Class
£170 - £250

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