Trains to Newcastle
Cheap Trains to Newcastle
"Its party reputation is still well-deserved, but Newcastle is more than just a night out, it's a breeding ground for avant-garde art and cutting edge culture too.” TNT Magazine
Buy your ticket with us and in no time you could be enjoying the vibrant nightlife, amazing architecture or alternatively the beautiful countryside surrounding Newcastle with Alan Shearer and Cheryl Cole (Well you never know). You might want to take in a match at St James' Park (as it's currently called), enjoy an interesting visit to The Baltic or watch a play at the Theatre Royal. Newcastle is a great destination with some of the UK's best attractions, ideal for families and groups of friends; beaches and hills are also easily accessible.
Visiting Newcastle by Train
We recommend a visit to the Discovery Museum if you've got kids. For those looking for a good night out The Diamond Strip is definitely worth a visit.
Newcastle is renowned all over the UK for its vibrant nightlife scene, thanks in part to the more than 40,000 students who live there. Surrounded by exceptional bars and upscale restaurants, Newcastle is definitely one of the UK's most interesting destinations.
The best way to reach Newcastle is by taking the train. Coming from London King's Cross, Newcastle is only three hours away. If you’re coming from Edinburgh Waverley, the journey is only one and a half hours.
You should allow at least a couple of days to explore Newcastle and the surrounding area. You can start walking along the quayside see the many famous bridges that cross the River Tyne to Gateshead on the other side. Gateshead is home to the Sage concert venue and the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art. The Baltic showcases the work and installations of some of the best contemporary artists in the world. As well as the exhibits, the complex has a performance space, cinema, bar and a rooftop restaurant.
The Ouseburn Valley is situated to the east of Newcastle’s city centre and is a hub for the arts and creative industries. The city also provides easy access to the beaches of Tynemouth and Whitley Bay on the coast.
Underneath the streets of Newcastle is a 2.5-mile-long tunnel known as the Victoria Tunnel, which was built around 1839 as a subterranean wagonway and a place for refuge during World War II. You can take part in a two-hour tour that will take you into the 700-metre long section of this historic tunnel.
The city is also home to a number of museums, such as the Great North Museum, which features a life-size recreation of the Tyrannosaurus Rex and an interactive model of the Hadrian's Wall. Other museums to check out include the Discovery Museum and the Life Science Centre. The Seven Stories Centre for Children’s Books is also worth visiting, especially if you’re travelling to Newcastle with your little ones.