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There are 11 ways to get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train LNER  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle

$40 - $65

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Bus  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express / ...

$24 - $65

9 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Chesterfield
  2. Take the train from Chesterfield to Newcastle

$134 - $205

Night train  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Newcastle

$35 - $55

Drive  •  4h 46m

  1. Drive from London to Newcastle upon Tyne 280.4 miles

$60 - $90

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle  •  3h 2m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

$95 - $322

Fly London City to Newcastle  •  2h 59m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Newcastle (NCL) LCY - NCL

$77 - $330

Train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL

$78 - $243

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$93 - $317

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Newcastle

$104 - $302

Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

$107 - $299

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £19 - £50 and takes 7h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which costs £30 - £50 and takes 2h 46m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 46m.

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The distance between London and Newcastle upon Tyne is 249 miles. The road distance is 280.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 2h 46m and costs £30 - £50.

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The train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle takes 2h 46m including transfers and departs hourly.

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London to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 2h 46m and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £50 and takes 7h 40m, you could also fly, which costs £70 - £250 and takes 3h 2m.

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Map of how to get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 248.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 46m

What companies run services between London, England and Newcastle upon Tyne, England?

LNER operates a train from London to Newcastle upon Tyne hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2h 46m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Newcastle upon Tyne 5 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 7h 40m. Megabus UK also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $120
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Single
$95 - $140
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Chesterfield to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$195
Sleeper Seat
$35 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
National Express
Megabus UK

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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London to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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London to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Newcastle upon Tyne is 280 miles. It takes approximately 4h 46m to drive from London to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 684+ hotels available in Newcastle upon Tyne. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £20 - £29.

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