Changes to train times


Great North Run

Sunday 8 September 2019

Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne the 13.1 mile route takes runners through the city centre towards the River Tyne where thousands of people will cross over the iconic Tyne Bridge, where if you're lucky, you might get a glimpse of the Red Arrows passing overhead!


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Newcastle upon Tyne

Recommended station/s

Newcastle station.

What's happening with the trains?

LNER will be running additional trains to support the Great North Run.

An additional 05:55 departure from Leeds to Newcastle.

An additional 07:10 departure from York to Newcastle.

An additional 07:00 departure from Edinburgh to Newcastle

An additional 07:30 departure from Durham to Newcastle

Two additional services departing from Darlington to Newcastle at 07:20 and 07:55.

Promotions for this event

TransPennine Express are crowned official train partner of the Great Run Company, organisers of the largest series of running events in the world.

Take the train to your event and not only will you arrive in the heart of the city, ready to hit the Great Run starting line right on time, you'll enjoy an extra 10% off Advance Purchase tickets. Click here to find out more.

Plan Your Journey to this event

You can plan your journey to this event by using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Last updated:   26 June 2019