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The train journey from Glasgow to Newcastle has some of the best views in the UK. Travel through the Scottish Borders catching glimpses of the spectacular scenery as you go. Towards the end of your journey, the track runs along the coast, giving amazing views of the region’s beautiful beaches and sea fronts.
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Travelling to Newcastle
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Travelling from Glasgow to Newcastle
Officially known as Newcastle upon Tyne, this fascinating city is much more than its Geordie Shore image gives it credit for. As well as world-class nightlife, the city is home to amazing shopping, music venues, museums, libraries and so much more!
Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Newcastle?
Yes, you can join our Aberdeen to Penzance service at Glasgow Queen Street and travel all the way to Newcastle without the need to change.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Glasgow to Newcastle?
There is a hot food service available on the train, as well as space for bicycles if you choose to bring them. As you would expect from a CrossCountry train, there’s a great selection of table seats and plug sockets, as well as luggage storage space. Alternatively, why not treat yourself to First Class and all the extra comforts it affords?
Does Newcastle Central Station have step-free access?
Newcastle Central Station is fully accessible to those with a range of mobility needs.
How far is the city centre?
As you might expect, Newcastle Central Station is located right in the centre of the action in Newcastle. You can access much of what Newcastle has to offer as soon as you leave the train!
Does the station have family areas?
The station has baby changing facilities as well as waiting rooms where families can spend time before their train departs.
For further information about Newcastle Station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Newcastle
Onward travel: Buses in Newcastle
If you’re travelling onwards, once you reach Newcastle you might want to try their excellent bus service. Buses in the city are run by Nexus buses and offer plentiful access to those going into and out of the city. However, the Arriva bus service also offers great service to surrounding towns in the North East.
Shopping in Newcastle
Central Newcastle offers a wealth of choices for shoppers. Visit all of your high street favourites along Northumberland Street or explore the historic Central Arcade. If you’re looking for a shopping mall, you’re in luck: Newcastle is home to two of the largest in the UK, NewcastleGateshead and intu Eldon Square. Newcastle is also home to the original Fenwick department store.
Culture in Newcastle
Newcastle is a great place for live music and is home to some of the best venues in the country. Choose from Metro Radio Arena, the O2 Academy, or Sage Gateshead on the waterfront music. The city also boasts a plethora of art galleries, as well as some amazing theatres such as the Theatre Royal. Of course, the city is famous for its legendary night life, so make use of the opportunity to have a fun night out on the town!
Spending time in Newcastle?
Whether you’re looking to have a fun day out or simply want to grab a bite to eat, our Newcastle Guide can help you plan the perfect journey.
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