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

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Fly from Bristol  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

$45 - $187

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Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$26 - $35

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Train to Cardiff, fly  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Newcastle (NCL) CWL - NCL

$85 - $334

Train to Southampton, fly  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL

$97 - $320

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  4 h 39 min

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

$159 - $440

Train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newcastle

$110 - $180

Bus, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Shudehill Interchange M35
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Newcastle

$87 - $130

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne 299.7 miles

$60 - $95

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station station and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Newcastle upon Tyne is 248 miles. The road distance is 299.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs .

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

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Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne is to fly which takes 2 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 11 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 8 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 247.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

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

easyJet flies from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne 3 times a day. Alternatively, CrossCountry operates a train from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne every 3 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $180 and the journey takes 5 h 11 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cardiff to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,200
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne is 300 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to drive from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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easyJet offers flights from Bristol Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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