There are 9 ways to get from Cheltenham 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.

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Train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Newcastle

$100 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$25 - $35

7 alternative options

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Newcastle

$123 - $196

Train TransPennine Express  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Newcastle

$124 - $180

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Newcastle upon Tyne 261.7 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

$82 - $242

Train to Cardiff, fly to Newcastle  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Newcastle (NCL) CWL - NCL

$90 - $345

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

$189 - $488

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$115 - $378

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £19 - £24 and takes 9 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train and fly which costs £60 - £190 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Newcastle upon Tyne is 214 miles. The road distance is 261.7 miles.

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The train from Cheltenham Spa to Newcastle takes 4 h 28 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Cheltenham to Newcastle upon Tyne every 4 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $160 and the journey takes 4 h 28 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cheltenham to Newcastle upon Tyne once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 9 h 5 min.

Airlines
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 Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
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
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
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 Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cardiff to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,200
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $160
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
43 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 Birmingham New Street to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Parkway to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Bus operators
National Express

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