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Newcastle Train Station


Newcastle-upon-Tyne Station
Neville Street
Tyne & Wear
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Station overview

A ticket office is available. Ticket office
Baby changing facilities are available. Baby changing facilities
A ticket machine is available. Ticket machine
A waiting room is available. Waiting room
Wheelchairs are available. Wheelchairs
Wi-Fi is available. Wi-Fi
A phone box is available. Phone box
Toilets are available. Toilets
A post box is available. Post box
Facility Information
Ticket office opening hours Monday to Friday: 06:00 to 19:00 Saturday: 07:00 to 19:00 Sunday: 07:30 to 19:00
Self service ticket machines A ticket machine is available.
Collection of pre-purchased tickets Collection of pre-purchased tickets is available.
Get Oyster card here Oyster Pre-Pay not is available.
Top up Oyster pay as you go here Oyster top up is not available.
Use Oyster pay as you go here Oyster top up is not available.
Service Information
British Transport Police 0800 40 50 40
CCTV CCTV systems are available.
Rail Replacement Service

Rail Replacement Coaches leave from the front of the station.

Information Systems
  • Departure screens
  • Arrival screens
  • Announcements
Service Information
Newcastle Station customer services

We welcome your feedback, suggestions and ideas to help us to make changes that can develop and grow our business.

This station has Secure Station Accreditation

Left luggage Left luggage is not available.
Left luggage contact details


Lost property Lost property is available at the station. Monday: 06:15 to 21:00
Lost property contact details


Telephone: 01163663587

Facility Information
Lounge A first class lounge is available.


South end of Platform 3

Opening hours

Monday - Friday 06:15 - 20:00 Saturday 06:15 - 17:00 Sunday 09:00 - 20:00


South end of Platform 3

Assistance dogs and other well behaved dogs on leads will be permitted in all LNER First Class Lounges

Tickets Accepted

  • Fully inter-available First Class Season Ticket (i.e. tickets not specific to one train
  • Any First Class Open ticket valid for travel on the LNER route
  • LNER First Advance (routed LNER/LNER & connections)
  • LNER First Class Reader Offer (routed LNER/LNER & connections)
  • LNER Self Print First Class Upgrade voucher (routed LNER/LNER & connections)
  • Inclusive Tour Tickets
  • Weekend First

Restricted tickets

  • All First Class tickets valid only on other train operators, including Caledonian Sleepers


Toilets / Meeting rooms, TV, newspapers


Complimentary: tea/coffee/hot chocolate/orange juice/water/ biscuits





Lounge opening hours Sunday: 09:00 to 20:00 Monday to Friday: 06:15 to 20:00 Saturday: 06:15 to 17:00
Facility Information
Seating area A seating area is available.
Waiting rooms Waiting rooms are available.
Trolleys Trolleys are available.
Refreshment facilities Refreshment facilities are available.

Coffee shop Food vending machine Public House/Bar Food outlet (Seating available)

Toilets Toilets are available.
Baby changing Baby changing facilities are available.
Pay phone Pay phones are available. Cards
Public Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is available.

Find WiFi Hotspots around Newcastle station

Post box A Post box is available.
Tourist information office A tourist information office is not available.
Cashpoint An ATM machine is available.
Bureau de change A bureau de change is not available.
Shops Shops are available.

 WH Smith, Boots, Sainsbury, Costa, Cafe Nero, Pumpkin Cafe, AMT Coffee,.Greggs, Centurion,Destination 1850 and M&S

Showers Showers are not available.
Facility Information
Helpline information

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.

Helpline contact details

03457 225 225 or 18001 03457 225 225 (Text relay service)


Customer help points Customer help points are available.

Customer Information Point on Main Concourse. Open 08:30 till 18:30 Monday to Saturday, 09:30 till 18:30 Sunday

Staff help Staff help is available.

When arriving for booked or turn-up-and-go assistance, the meeting point is the Customer Information Point on the main concourse. Staff are available to provide Passenger Assist at all times that trains are operating for customers who have booked or who travel as turn-up-and-go. Assistance is available both to board/alight trains and also navigating around the station.

Staff help opening times Monday to Friday: 04:00 to 00:15 Saturday: 04:00 to 23:30 Sunday: 07:00 to 00:15
Accessible ticket machines Accessible ticket machines are available.

Accessible machine are located on the main concourse

Accessible ticket office counter An accessible ticket office counter is available.

Travel Centre Floor Walkers will assist any disabled passengers unable to access the booking office window

Induction loop An induction loop is available.
Ramp for train access A ramp for train access is available.
Accessible taxis Accessible taxis are not available.
Accessible public pay phones Accessible public pay phones are not available.
National key toilets National key toilets are available.
Step free access coverage Partial Station

Please note that although this station is classified step-free, the bridge between the platforms is quite steep. Lifts are available using a subway but only to platforms 1-4 and platforms 9-12. Staff are available to assist using the footbridge.

This station is a category B2 station according to the Office of Rail and Road station classification system

Staff can deploy station ramps at all times when trains are operating through this station to help customers who need step-free access board any train at this station. Where in circumstances beyond our control station staff are not available, on train staff can deploy the on board ramp if necessary.

Impaired mobility set down Impaired mobility set down Machine is available.
Disabled parking Disable parking is not available.
Wheelchairs Wheelchairs are available.
Ticket gates Ticket gates are present.
Long Stay Car Park
Operator London North Eastern Railway
Spaces 454
Opening times
  • Monday to Sunday: 04:00 to 23:00
Contact details
Short stay
Operator London North Eastern Railway
Spaces 27
Contact details
Bus services available Bus services are available.
Bus services information

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here

Cycle storage available Cycle storage is available.
Storage type Stands
Spaces 122
Sheltered Yes
Storage location

Platform 12 at the south end of the station and outside the Station Management Centre at the north end of the station.

Transport Information
Taxi rank available

Newcastle is a large station, taxis are available 24/7 from the station taxi rank.

Airport available Airport information is available.

Tyne & Wear 'Metro' provides a daily, frequent direct train service to the Newcastle airport terminal. For details:

Port available Port information is available.

Bus to DFDS ferry terminal departs from the end of the short stay car park.

Inaugurated by Queen Victoria on 29th August 1850 – a public holiday in Newcastle – Newcastle train station was the first covered train station in the world. The Grade I listed building looks very different today after undergoing redesigns and modernisations over the last few decades, but its heritage still remains. Visitors travel from all over the country, using popular routes such as Edinburgh to Newcastle, Leeds to Newcastle, Glasgow to Newcastle, Birmingham to Newcastle, and Durham to Newcastle.

Things to do in Newcastle

Newcastle upon Tyne is the largest city in the northeast of England, and as such is one of the best places to visit in the country. Full of history, culture, and fantastic food and drink, Newcastle regularly attracts tourists from all every corner of the UK. Its university and Premier League football team make it an iconic city that everyone has to visit.

Newcastle’s status as a party city means its culture and heritage is often overlooked – but it shouldn’t be. It’s littered with galleries and theatres that boast stunning Georgian architecture, giving an insight into the city’s history. The Theatre Royal is the regional home of the Royal Shakespeare Company, and as such runs programs that include West End musicals and incredible dramas. The Stand Comedy Club offers something a bit more light-hearted, and as one of the best comedy clubs in the UK, you might be lucky enough to see someone famous.

Shopaholics will have a field day in Newcastle. The city boasts two of the largest shopping centres in the UK: intu Metrocentre and intu Eldon Square – by far the best places to find your high street shopping, food and drink chains. For more high street staples and if weather plays ball, wander along Northumberland Street. Independent stores can be found scattered across the city, selling everything from vintage clothing to antiques. Visit Grainger Town for boutique stores and designers – the Vivienne Westwood flagship store is a must-see.

Newcastle is renowned as being one of the best nights out in the UK, and for good reason. Head to Jesmond for a wide range of trendy bars, or visit Gosford for your more traditional pubs – most sell local ales and classic British pub grub. Fine dining can be found around the Quayside and Gateshead – some of the city’s most celebrated restaurants and House of Tides and Pleased to Meet You. You can’t go wrong with street food, and Newcastle has it in abundance. Visit one of the city’s many local markets for favourites like Papa Ganoush, On the Goa, and Pizzette, and discover an eclectic range of cuisines.


Where is Newcastle train station?

The station is just to the south of the city centre – a few minutes’ walk to the main shopping areas and activities.

How many train stations are there in Newcastle?

There is one major train station in Newcastle.

Does Newcastle train station have lockers?

Unfortunately, Newcastle train station doesn’t have lockers. However, there are private companies which offer left luggage facilities.

How far is Newcastle metro from Newcastle train station?

The nearest metro station to Newcastle train station is just a 17-minute walk.

How far is Newcastle train station from St James Park?

St James Park is just an 11-minute walk from Newcastle train station. Alternatively, you can take an 8-minute bus or a 10-minute metro ride.

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