There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Newcastle upon Tyne by tram, train, bus or car

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

Tram, train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square (Edinburgh Trams) T50
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$30 - $101

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle Upon Tyne National Express

$16 - $22

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Newcastle

$27 - $101

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Newcastle upon Tyne 113.5 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which takes 2 h 16 min and costs £18 - £27.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Newcastle upon Tyne is 155 km. The road distance is 182 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Newcastle Upon Tyne via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Newcastle upon Tyne, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Newcastle upon Tyne every 3 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 1 h 41 min. Virgin Trains East Coast also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Newcastle upon Tyne twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square (Edinburgh Trams)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
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
Train from Haymarket to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 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
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Haymarket to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators

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