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Trains from Leeds to Newcastle

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The journey from Leeds to Newcastle takes passengers on a beautiful route through many of the UK’s prettiest northern towns and villages such as Chester-le-Street. Trains from Leeds to Newcastle take on average 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete the journey. Newcastle’s train station boasts a convenient central location that is well serviced by numerous public transportation options for visitor to take advantage of when they arrive.

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Travelling to Newcastle

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Travelling from Leeds to Newcastle

There are many reasons why Newcastle is such a popular destination. It’s home to a famous Premier League football team, a plethora of shopping opportunities and various entertainment venues. Plus, there are also plenty of historical places to explore, such as the Victoria Tunnels. The Quayside area of the city is perfect for anyone wanting to enjoy the views of the cityscape from the Millennium Bridge. Watching a show at the Theatre Royal is the perfect experience for culture vultures, while others may prefer to sample the nightlife that Newcastle is famous for.

Once you have arrived in Newcastle

Onward travel: Buses, Trains & Taxis

There are many transportation options when you arrive at Newcastle Train Station. Buses can be found outside the main doors on Neville Street, plus other services run from nearby Clayton Street West. The PlusBus scheme is available for anyone who purchases their bus ticket at the same time as their rail travel and the bus services will take you in and around the city. Beneath the train station, passengers can use the Metro station, while the taxi rank offers another option for those who want to go directly to their next destination.

Newcastle Shopping

Well-known for its choice of modern shopping centres, Newcastle is home to the intu Metrocentre, as well as the intu Eldon Square where you can find a selection of some of the most popular high street shops. If you prefer to shop in boutique and independent stores head to Grainger Town, while the Central Arcade is the place to go if you want to treat yourself to some designer gear from famous names like Kurt Geiger and Jigsaw.

Newcastle Culture

If you want to experience the cultural side of Newcastle, go to the Victoria Tunnels where the guided tours will entertain all the family. The city is also home to many great museums, including the Discovery Museum where the hands-on displays with keep children amused for hours. Chinese New Year is a great time to visit Newcastle’s China Town area and the street festivities are a colourful spectacle well worth seeing.

Staying in Newcastle?

Before you catch a train from Edinburgh to Newcastle, read our handy Guide to Newcastle to help you to plan a memorable journey.

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