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There are 9 ways to get from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Newcastle

$85 - $140

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Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$20 - $26

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Train TransPennine Express  •  5 h 17 min

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

$105 - $148

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne 210.8 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Birmingham to Newcastle  •  5 h 9 min

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

$33 - $223

Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  4 h 21 min

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

$95 - $261

Train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL

$121 - $306

Fly Birmingham to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 5 min

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

$77 - $320

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 7 min

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

$162 - $424

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £15 - £20 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which costs £65 - £110 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth station and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne is 174 miles. The road distance is 210.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs £65 - £110.

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The train from Birmingham New Street to Newcastle takes 3 h 14 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs £65 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £20 and takes 5 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs £25 - £180 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 173.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Reus
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Girona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
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 Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $180
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newcastle via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
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 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
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
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
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
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com

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There is no direct flight from Birmingham Airport to Newcastle Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne is 211 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

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There are 635+ hotels available in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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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