There are 8 ways to get from Birmingham to Ashington by train, bus, car or plane

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Newcastle

$99 - $184

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Fly Birmingham to Newcastle  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newcastle (NCL) BHX - NCL

$36 - $229

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Train TransPennine Express  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle

$111 - $157

Bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street M20 / ...

$38 - $57

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Ashington 224.5 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

$100 - $270

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

$169 - $440

Fly Birmingham to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Morpeth

$78 - $321

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Ashington is to bus which costs £28 - £45 and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Ashington is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Ashington. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Ashington College, Fifth Avenue via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) and Haymarket Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 42 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Ashington is 188 miles. The road distance is 224.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Ashington without a car is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs £75 - £140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Birmingham to Ashington, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Ashington bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Ashington is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs £75 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £45 and takes 6 h 42 min, you could also fly, which costs £27 - £180 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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There is no direct flight from Birmingham Airport to Newcastle Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Birmingham to Ashington bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street station.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Ashington.
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  • Distance: 187.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Ashington, Northumberland, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to Ashington hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Ashington via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street, and Haymarket Bus Station in around 6 h 42 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Reus
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Grenoble
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Faro
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Almeria
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $180
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Edinburgh to Morpeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $100
Virgin West Coast Trains
LNER
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Ashington is 225 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Birmingham to Ashington.

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Brussels Airlines, BMI Regional, Ryanair and six other airlines offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 565+ hotels available in Ashington. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Birmingham Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs £2 - £29.

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