There are 5 ways to get from Chester to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Newton-le-Willows to Newcastle

$75 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station Esb5
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$27 - $34

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Newcastle upon Tyne 187.9 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Liverpool to Newcastle  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Newcastle (NCL) LPL - NCL

$47 - $264

Bus to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$80 - $283

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The cheapest way to get from Chester to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £20 - £27 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Chester and Newcastle upon Tyne is 134 miles. The road distance is 187.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Chester to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chester station to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Chester, Railway Station and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard via Manchester Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Newcastle via Newton-le-Willows. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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

TransPennine Express operates a train from Chester to Newcastle upon Tyne hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to Newcastle upon Tyne via Manchester Airport Bus Station and Manchester Airport in around 5 h 55 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Liverpool to Newcastle via Newquay
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Liverpool to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Liverpool to Newcastle via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Liverpool to Newcastle via Isle Of Man, Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Liverpool to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newton-le-Willows to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Bus operators
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
easybus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Airport to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com

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