There are 10 ways to get from Cambridge 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 49 min

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

$68 - $111

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$38 - $44

8 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely Railway Station 12
  2. Take the train from Ely to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Newcastle

$130 - $195

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 22 min

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

$96 - $325

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 17 min

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

$60 - $258

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 19 min

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

$105 - $285

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  6 h 1 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 - $343

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Hitchin
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$79 - $254

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$78 - $279

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £28 - £34 and takes 9 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which costs £50 - £85 and takes 3 h 49 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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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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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 (Magdalene Street) and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard via St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 13 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 49 min.

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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 49 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cambridge to Newcastle upon Tyne every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min.

Airlines
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 5 min
When
Monday, 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
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Train from Sheffield to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com

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