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Newcastle upon Tyne to Ayr by train

  • First train
    06:20
  • Last train
    21:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 38m
  • Distance
    199 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    45
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 12m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ayr by train

Fast trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ayr take around 3 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 199 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Newcastle upon Tyne and Ayr.

1. Are there direct trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ayr?

Journeys between Newcastle upon Tyne and Ayr usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ayr every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 54 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ayr?

The Newcastle upon Tyne to Ayr train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Newcastle upon Tyne to Ayr train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Ayr is usually scheduled to depart Newcastle upon Tyne around 06:22 and the last train is around 22:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Newcastle upon Tyne around 06:18, and the last at 21:52.

When to book Newcastle upon Tyne to Ayr train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ayr by train.

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Which train companies operate between Newcastle upon Tyne and Ayr?

More than one train company operates on the route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ayr, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.