On a typical weekday there are 20 scheduled rail journeys between Newcastle and Birmingham New Street, with 17 of them being direct trains. There are also a further 3 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 3hrs 40 mins.
CrossCountry and London North Eastern Railway 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.