There are 8 ways to get from Belfast to Newcastle upon Tyne by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newcastle  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Newcastle (NCL) BFS - NCL

$40 - $134

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Fly Belfast City to Newcastle  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Newcastle (NCL) BHD - NCL

$62 - $280

Fly Belfast City to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 30 min

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

$63 - $267

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BFS - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$76 - $241

Car ferry, bus, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle

$70 - $92

Car ferry, bus  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan to Carlisle
  3. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station) 685

$60 - $76

Car ferry, train  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
  5. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$111 - $238

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Newcastle upon Tyne

$70 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Newcastle upon Tyne is to fly which costs £30 - £110 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Newcastle upon Tyne is to fly which takes 2 h 43 min and costs £45 - £220.

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The distance between Belfast and Newcastle upon Tyne is 280 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Belfast to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Newcastle upon Tyne, England?

easyJet flies from Belfast to Newcastle upon Tyne 3 times a day.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $45
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$171

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