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Travel from Berwick to Newcastle with CrossCountry and enjoy stunning views from the window, as you wind your way along the east coast. Leaving from Berwick-upon-Tweed, you will speed through the beautiful countryside and arrive at Newcastle Station in 45 minutes.
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Travelling to Newcastle
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Last CrossCountry train - 20:48
Travelling from Berwick to Newcastle
Newcastle has something to offer everyone. Enjoy a famous Geordie welcome, as you head out to explore the city. Whether you’re here for a family day out or to explore the famous nightlife, there’s so much to see and do that you’re bound to leave wishing you could stay for longer.
Are there direct trains from Berwick to Newcastle?
Yes, CrossCountry runs a regular direct service from Berwick to Newcastle.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Berwick to Newcastle?
Travel from Berwick to Newcastle with CrossCountry and enjoy ample luggage storage space, a variety of seating options including table seats and plug sockets as standard. A trolley service providing light refreshments, and hot and cold drinks is also available. For the next level of comfort, we recommend upgrading to a First Class ticket.
Does Newcastle Central Station have step-free access?
Newcastle Central Station is fully accessible to those with a range of mobility needs. Step-free access is available throughout and ramps for train access can also be provided if required. Accessible ticket machines are located in the main concourse.
How far is the city centre?
Newcastle Central Station is conveniently located in the heart of the city, near many of the main attractions.
Does the station have family areas?
The station has baby changing facilities, as well as waiting rooms where families can spend time before catching their train. Those with a First Class ticket can also make use of the dedicated lounge.
For further information about Newcastle Central Station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Newcastle
Onward travel: Taxis, Metro, and Buses in Newcastle
There are many choices available to those with an onward journey to do. The Metro provides regular services connecting Newcastle Central Station to the airport and many of the major attractions in the city. There is also a comprehensive bus network that unites the city, suburbs and surrounding areas. For those who prefer to travel by taxi, a rank is available outside the station.
Shopping in Newcastle
Newcastle has some excellent options when it comes to shopping. A network of centres allows shoppers to find some of their high street favourites next to independent stores that are unique to Newcastle. For those looking for some alternative options, the city also boasts a selection of vintage clothing stores from Small Change to Flip. After a long day of retail therapy there are plenty of cafés and restaurants where you can rest tired feet.
Culture in Newcastle
Whatever you enjoy doing, Newcastle is sure to have something to keep you entertained. With everything from an amazing natural history museum to one of the biggest football stadiums in the UK, there’s something for everyone here. Home to one of the nation’s most popular marathons, the Great North Run and the only children’s literature museum, the activities in the city run the gamut. Whether you prefer comedy, music or theatre or if you would rather have a quiet pint in a local pub, there are many options when it comes to experiencing the city at night.
Spending time in Newcastle?
However long you’re expecting to spend in Newcastle, you’ll find plenty to do in the city and our Newcastle Guide can help you plan the perfect visit.
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