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There are 3 ways to get from Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle

$59 - $137

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility to Gateshead Interchange B66

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne 138.6 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility and arriving at Gateshead Interchange. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Blackpool North and arriving at Newcastle via Preston and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Blackpool and Newcastle upon Tyne is 99 miles. The road distance is 138.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs £45 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd, depart from Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility station.

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Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Preston station.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs £45 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 99.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne via Preston and Carlisle in around 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd operates a bus from Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne 3 times a week, and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
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
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Bus operators
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility to Gateshead Interchange
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
jhcoaches.com

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Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd, arrive at Gateshead Interchange station.

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Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne is 139 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to drive from Blackpool to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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