On a typical weekday there are 20 scheduled rail journeys between Birmingham New Street and Newcastle, with 16 of them being direct trains. There are also a further 4 possible journeys which require a change.
The distance by rail from Birmingham New Street to Newcastle is approximately 172 miles (277 kilometres). The average train journey takes about 3hrs 36 mins.
CrossCountry and London North Eastern Railway and First TransPennine Express are the main train operating companies running services between Birmingham New Street and Newcastle.
There are 5 possible routes with the shortest and most direct being Birmingham New Street to Newcastle. The fastest journey time on this route takes 3hrs 14 mins.