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Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmarnock by train

  • First train
    05:42
  • Last train
    21:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 21m
  • Distance
    196 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 7m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmarnock by train

Fast trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmarnock take around 3 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 196 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Newcastle upon Tyne and Kilmarnock.

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

Journeys between Newcastle upon Tyne and Kilmarnock usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmarnock 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 44 departures.

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

The Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmarnock train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Kilmarnock is usually scheduled to depart Newcastle upon Tyne around 05:42 and the last train is around 21:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Newcastle upon Tyne around 05:42, and the last at 21:45.

When to book Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmarnock 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 Kilmarnock by train.

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Which train companies operate between Newcastle upon Tyne and Kilmarnock?

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

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

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

Kilmarnock 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.