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

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Train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newcastle

$110 - $180

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Bus  •  8h 35m

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

$26 - $35

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 48m

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

$82 - $129

Drive  •  4h 54m

  1. Drive from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne 299.7 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Bristol to Newcastle  •  3h 14m

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

$45 - $187

Train to Cardiff, fly to Newcastle  •  4h 39m

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

$78 - $327

Train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle  •  4h 51m

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

$97 - $319

Fly Bristol to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$76 - $254

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  4h 52m

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

$158 - $439

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £20 - £25 and takes 8h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne is to fly which costs £30 - £150 and takes 3h 14m.

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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 8h 35m.

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

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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 5h 11m and costs £90 - £140.

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The train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newcastle takes 5h 11m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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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 train which takes 5h 11m and costs £90 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £25 and takes 8h 35m, you could also fly, which costs £30 - £150 and takes 3h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 247.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 11m

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne every 2 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $180 and the journey takes 5h 11m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 8h 35m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cardiff to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,200
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Manchester Victoria to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
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
8h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
National Express

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

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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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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 4h 54m 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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There are 684+ hotels available in Newcastle upon Tyne. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 36m and costs £9.

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