There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, night train, rideshare 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

Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$25 - $95

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne 105 miles

$9 - $20

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 35 min

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

$12 - $16

Night train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$25 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne 106.8 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne is to rideshare which costs £7 - £15 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs £19 - £75.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne is 148 km. The road distance is 171 km.

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The train from Edinburgh to Newcastle takes 1 h 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Newcastle Upon Tyne. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne every 3 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min. Virgin Trains East Coast also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$195
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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