On a typical weekday there are 21 scheduled rail journeys between Newcastle and Birmingham New Street, with 17 of them being direct trains. There are also a further 4 possible journeys which require a change.
The distance by rail from Newcastle to Birmingham New Street is approximately 172 miles (277 kilometres). The average train journey takes about 4hrs 1 mins.
CrossCountry and London North Eastern Railway and First TransPennine Express are the main train operating companies running services between Newcastle and Birmingham New Street.
There are 4 possible routes with the shortest and most direct being Newcastle to Birmingham New Street. The fastest journey time on this route takes 2hrs 52 mins.