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Trains from Bristol to Newcastle

Running 8 times a day with CrossCountry*

*Based on scheduled timetable

Travel comfortably from Bristol to Newcastle with CrossCountry and enjoy great savings on Advance tickets even on the day of travel, up until 15 minutes before departure.

In approximately five hours, you will be taken from Bristol to Newcastle on one of our well-equipped trains. Your journey will begin passing through the Cotswolds, where you can enjoy lush green views out of your window. You will travel up the spine of the country, passing through Yorkshire and continuing northwards until you cross the River Tyne into Newcastle.

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CrossCountry Trains from Bristol to Newcastle Central

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Travelling to Newcastle

  • First CrossCountry train - 09:15
  • Last CrossCountry train - 16:30

Travelling from Bristol to Newcastle

Awash with restaurants, bars, cafés, hotels and must-see tourist attractions, Newcastle is a great city to visit. A mix of modern and historic, with excellent shopping and amazing nightlife venues amongst ancient monuments, this city is one-of-a-kind. Whether you want to visit a museum and learn about the Roman settlers who famously built Hadrian’s Wall, go on an epic shopping spree or have a big night out on the town, Newcastle is lively, cultural and fun.

Once you have arrived in Newcastle

Onward travel: Metro, Taxis and Buses in Newcastle

Newcastle provides a wealth of onward travel options for you to complete your journey. An excellent bus network connects the whole of the city to the surrounding areas, making it a cheap and easy choice. The Metro runs a regular service and connects the city centre with the airport and suburbs. Of if you prefer, there is also a taxi rank located adjacent to the station.

Shopping in Newcastle

The eclectic shopping available in Newcastle sets it apart as the style capital of the North. Independent boutiques, high street favourites, red-hot designer brands and malls such as intu Metrocentre and Eldon Square mean you really can shop ‘til you drop. And with the compact area and the abundance of coffee shops, pubs and markets, you can cram in as many shops as you like and refuel as you go!

Culture in Newcastle

Well-known for its world class nightlife, Newcastle is a place to party. But its Georgian core, smattering of galleries and increasingly diverse culinary scene mean it’s good for so much more. Immerse yourself in the city’s fascinating history at the Discovery Museum, or check out the Great North Museum: Hancock, which explores both natural history and Hadrian’s Wall. If modern art is more your thing, head across the river to enjoy the artwork at the BALTIC gallery. Don’t leave without taking a trip to the Angel of the North, a steel sculpture by Sir Antony Gormley that is a famous part of the city’s skyline.

Spending time in Newcastle?

However long you’re planning on staying in the toon, check out our Newcastle Guide to help you plan the perfect visit!

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