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Newcastle to Glasgow Train Tickets



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On your next excursion to the UK, treat yourself to a scenic trip from Newcastle to Glasgow by train! Whether you board with CrossCountry, London North Eastern Railway or ScotRail, you’re assured a friendly and efficient high-speed travel experience. You’ll also benefit from flexible ticket fares, frequent daily departure times, plus a host of handy onboard services that include WiFi, food and drink.

Once voted the friendliest city on earth, Glasgow is a vibrant, cultural hub with distinctive Scottish character. Throughout the “Dear Green Place”, you’ll discover stunning architectural creations, contemporary art galleries, and fun, interactive museums. Glasgow also has some of the finest shopping centers and culinary offerings in the UK. While touring the city, be sure to stop by the Glasgow Science Centre, People’s Palace museum, Gallery of Modern Art and Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

Purchase your e-ticket to travel from Newcastle to Glasgow by train here. Soon after, you’ll receive your order confirmation along with a ticket collection reference number by email. Use this number to retrieve your actual ticket from a ticket collection machine anywhere in Britain.

Journey Details


Trains depart approximately every 10-15 minutes during peak times and every 45-60 minutes otherwise, with an average of 34 departures daily (8 of them direct routes)

Travel time

2 hours and 34 minutes (fastest time; direct)
2 hours and 21 minutes (fastest time; 1 change)

Train stations

Newcastle Central and Glasgow Queen Street or Central

Train features

CrossCountry, London North Eastern Railway and ScotRail high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 225km/h
Newcastle to Glasgow E-ticket fares

When booking your Newcastle to Glasgow train ticket, the following fare options may be available:

Ticket on Departure - Anytime

These tickets are fully flexible. There are no time restrictions, so you are free to travel aboard any train, even during peak hours. Seat reservations are included.

Ticket on Departure - Advance

These tickets are less expensive, but have a limited availability. The sooner you book, the less you pay. Ideal for those committed to traveling on a particular date, time and train. Seat reservations are included.

Ticket on Departure - Off-Peak

These tickets offer some flexibility, allowing you to travel aboard any train operating during off-peak hours on your ticket date. Though peak times may vary, they are typically before 9:30am and between 4:00pm and 7:00pm. Seat reservations are included.
Newcastle to Glasgow E-ticket classes

Standard Class

Standard class coaches have spacious, comfortable seats. Onboard catering services are available, providing a selection of beverages, sandwiches, snacks and sweets.

First Class

First Class coaches have upgraded, premium-comfort seats with added leg and elbow room. Enjoy a quieter, more relaxed atmosphere, plus complimentary services like WiFi internet, morning newspapers, and at-seat catering on select train lines.
Newcastle to Glasgow E-ticket discounts

Child discount

Children between the ages of 5 and 15 can save on the adult ticket price. Children under 5 years of age travel for free.
Train Services and Amenities
  • On-board food and drink catering
  • WiFi connectivity
  • Power outlets
  • TV monitors displaying up-to-date trip information, news and movies
  • Quiet Coach seating (available on select trains)
  • Restroom facilities
  • Large storage areas for baggage
  • Priority seating for passengers with special needs
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Seat reservations

In most cases, a seat reservation is included with a ‘Ticket on Departure’ e-ticket. Exceptions include shorter journeys that don’t offer seat reservations and when the number of allocated reservable seats is filled. In either case, your ticket is still valid and you can sit in any vacant seat.

E-ticket purchase conditions and delivery

Tickets for travel from Newcastle to Glasgow by train may be booked up to 3 months in advance. Refunds and exchanges are not allowed.
Once your e-ticket order has been processed, you will receive an email confirmation with a ticket collection #. Collect your physical ticket simply by entering this number at a self-service ticket dispensing machine at the station before boarding.

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