On a typical weekday there are 48 scheduled rail journeys between Newcastle and Leeds, with 38 of them being direct trains. There are also a further 10 possible journeys which require a change.
The distance by rail from Newcastle to Leeds is approximately 81 miles (130 kilometres). The average train journey takes about 1hrs 30 mins.
Northern Rail and CrossCountry and London North Eastern Railway and First TransPennine Express are the main train operating companies running services between Newcastle and Leeds.
There are 3 possible routes with the shortest and most direct being Newcastle to Leeds. The fastest journey time on this route takes 1hrs 18 mins.