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There are 10 ways to get from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train LNER  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Newcastle

$67 - $105

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Bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Castle Street to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway X5
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$20 - $26

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Train Grand Central  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Sunderland

$129 - $209

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne 234.2 miles

$50 - $75

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

$119 - $362

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$60 - $257

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL

$107 - $285

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Newcastle

$146 - $342

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$117 - $354

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

$130 - $344

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £15 - £20 and takes 8 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Castle Street and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Newcastle via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Newcastle upon Tyne is 206 miles. The road distance is 234.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs £50 - £85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Cambridge, Castle Street station.

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Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs £50 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £20 and takes 8 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 205.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne via Peterborough in around 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 8 h 12 min.

Airlines
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 London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
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
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Peterborough to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $150
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
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
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Castle Street to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne is 234 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to drive from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 629+ hotels available in Newcastle upon Tyne. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 29 min and costs £9 - £35.

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