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Trains from Darlington to Newcastle

Running 29 times a day with CrossCountry*

*Based on scheduled timetable

It couldn’t be easier to travel from Darlington to Newcastle with CrossCountry. Enjoy great savings with Advance tickets even on the day, up until 15 minutes before departure.

The train journey from Darlington to Newcastle takes just 30 minutes and passes through the historical city of Durham. Speed through the English countryside and before you know it, you’ll be crossing the River Tyne and arriving at your destination.

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CrossCountry Trains from Darlington to Newcastle Central

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Travelling to Newcastle

  • First CrossCountry train - 06:55
  • Last CrossCountry train - 22:13

Travelling from Darlington to Newcastle

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, usually just called Newcastle, is a vibrant city that is a perfect mix of modern and historic. Pubs, clubs, bars, restaurants and shops are nestled between striking ancient monuments. World-class nightlife, excellent shopping, music venues, museums, gourmet restaurants – Newcastle’s got it all.

Once you have arrived in Newcastle

Onward travel: Buses in Newcastle

Newcastle is a very well-connected city, providing lots of choice for onward travel. The Metro joins the station to the city centre and surrounding areas. Alternatively, regular bus services run in and out of the city. If you’re looking for something a little more direct, there is a taxi rank located outside the station.

Shopping in Newcastle

There are lots of different options for shopping in Newcastle. The city is home to several excellent shopping centres, including two of the largest in the UK, NewcastleGateshead and Intu Eldon Square. Go to Northumberland Street for all your high street favourites or explore the historic Central Arcade for a more unique shopping experience. Independent shops are scattered around the city and sell everything from homeware and antiques to vintage clothing. Visit High Bridge for stunning vintage finds or Jesmond for original Newcastle designers. If you love a bargain, get yourself down to Grainger Market, where you can find the best deals in the city.

Culture in Newcastle

Whether you’re music mad or a culture vulture, Newcastle is a great city to visit. Theatre, museums and galleries will keep you entertained for hours. And if you enjoy live music, Newcastle is home to some of best venues in the country. Check out Metro Radio Arena, the O2 Academy, or Sage Gateshead, a landmark waterfront music venue. Of course, a trip to Newcastle wouldn’t be complete without experiencing its legendary nightlife, so definitely enjoy some of the many bars and clubs for a memorable night 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 day out!

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