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Take a trip to the Scottish capital and enjoy stunning views along the coastline with trains from Newcastle to Edinburgh. Hike up Arthur’s Seat for panoramic views across the city or take a look at the exhibitions in the National Portrait Gallery or National Gallery of Modern Art. Encounter ghosts in the Underground City or visit Holyroodhouse to marvel at the state apartments and stroll through the stunning gardens. Book your train tickets from Newcastle to Edinburgh in a few short steps and get your Highland fling under way. 

Journey information from Newcastle to Edinburgh

  • How long is the average journey duration from Newcastle to Edinburgh? 1 hour 30 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Newcastle to Edinburgh? 1 hour 24 minutes
  • When is the first train from Newcastle to Edinburgh? 08:45
  • When is the last train from Newcastle to Edinburgh? 22:10
  • How many services run for Newcastle to Edinburgh today? 49

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


Tips on how to book cheaper train tickets

Quieter times mean cheaper travel 

Often, travelling at quieter times of the day can mean you pay less for your fare. If you’re flexible with the time you can hop on board, choose Off-Peak train times from Newcastle to Edinburgh.

Book with a Railcard

If you’d like to save up to 1/3 on your train fare, book your journey with a Railcard. Most people are eligible for one, so why not see which one best suits your circumstances and start saving today.

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