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Trains from Newcastle to Leeds

Running 15 times a day with CrossCountry*

*Based on scheduled timetable

Enjoy your journey from Newcastle to Leeds with CrossCountry, taking advantage of Advance tickets even on the day, up until 15 minutes before departure.

The journey from Newcastle to Leeds takes you through some of the most beautiful cities in the north of England. Enjoy views of Durham Castle and York Minster from your train window, as well as the rolling hills of the Yorkshire countryside. Taking you directly from Newcastle to Leeds, there’s no better way to travel between these two bustling cities.

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CrossCountry Trains from Newcastle Central to Leeds

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Travelling to Leeds

  • First CrossCountry train - 06:45
  • Last CrossCountry train - 19:45

Travelling from Newcastle to Leeds

Travel to the busy city of Leeds with CrossCountry. One of the largest and most vibrant cities in the North of the country, Leeds is an amazing place to spend a day or even a week. Its known primarily for its sporting prowess, particularly the success of its football, rugby and cricket teams. It also has a great reputation for its music scene and nightlife. Whatever your reason for visiting, you’re sure to enjoy your stay in Leeds.

Onward travel: Taxis and Buses in Leeds

There are several options if you have an onwards journey upon arrival in Leeds. Firstly, the station is serviced by an extensive bus network, taking you across the city as well as to neighbouring towns and villages. A taxi rank is outside the entrance on New Station Street, where wheelchair-accessible taxis are available. If you’d rather not wait, you can always call ahead and book a taxi from one of the many local companies.

Shopping in Leeds

Trinity Leeds is the premier shopping centre in the city. Here you will find over 100 shops, bars and restaurants – if you get overwhelmed, take a break in one of the cafes. For a touch of luxury, head to Victoria Leeds, where the beautiful architecture adds pizazz to the already swanky shopping choices; think Vivienne Westwood, Louis Vuitton and Harvey Nichols. If you’re on the search for all things vintage, one-off and quirky, Leeds Corn Exchange is where you need to be.

Culture in Leeds

Whether you’re travelling with your kids, your closest friends or your special someone, there’s something for everyone in Leeds. The city is home to a number of fun and interactive museums, such as the Abbey House Museum and the Thwaite Mills Watermill Museum. You can also visit the Northern Ballet theatre, the First Direct Arena, and the West Yorkshire Playhouse, for world-class ballet, music and theatre. The city is also home to parks and open spaces including Roundhay Park, one of the largest city parks in Europe with lakes, woodland and gardens.

Spending time in Leeds?

Whether you’re looking to have a fun day out or are planning a longer stay, our Leeds Guide can help you plan the perfect journey!

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