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There are 9 ways to get from Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Newcastle

£40 - £310

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Bus  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

£36 - £48

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Train via Ladybank  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Ladybank
  2. Take the train from Ladybank to Newcastle

£104 - £295

Night train  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to Newcastle

£43 - £48

Drive  •  4h 58m

  1. Drive from Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne 266 miles

£40 - £60

Fly Inverness to Newcastle  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Newcastle (NCL) INV - NCL

£65 - £269

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Newcastle  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Newcastle (NCL) ABZ - NCL

£123 - £338

Fly Inverness to Durham, train  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Durham (MME) INV - MME
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle

£68 - £365

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Durham, train  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Durham (MME) ABZ - MME
  3. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle

£81 - £384

Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne by trains

The train journey time between Inverness and Newcastle upon Tyne is around 5h 1m and covers a distance of around 310 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 58m. Operated by LNER, the Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne train service departs from Inverness and arrives in Newcastle. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 1m
Fastest train time:
4h 58m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£40
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:55
Last train departs at:
09:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne train schedules

Inverness → Newcastle upon Tyne
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The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 7h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Inverness station to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Inverness, Bus Station and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Inverness and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 59m.

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The distance between Inverness and Newcastle upon Tyne is 201 miles. The road distance is 266 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs £40 - £310.

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The train from Inverness to Newcastle takes 4h 59m including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Inverness, Bus Station.

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Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by LNER, depart from Inverness station.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs £40 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 7h 40m, you could also fly, which costs £65 - £270 and takes 6h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 201.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 59m

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

LNER operates a train from Inverness to Newcastle 6 times a week. Tickets cost £40 - £310 and the journey takes 4h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne via Edinburgh in around 7h 40m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Aberdeen to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £270
Flights from Inverness to Durham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£160 - £550
Flights from Inverness to Durham via Kirkwall, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£170 - £550
Flights from Inverness to Durham via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£75 - £350
Flights from Inverness to Durham via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £250
Flights from Inverness to Durham via London Luton, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £280
Flights from Aberdeen to Durham
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Inverness to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£60 - £260
Flights from Inverness to Newcastle via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Inverness to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £450
Flights from Inverness to Durham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£130 - £390
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Inverness to Durham via Kirkwall, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£220 - £390
Flights from Aberdeen to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £190
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Inverness to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £410
Flights from Aberdeen to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £270
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£40 - £310
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£140 - £200
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£220 - £310
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Ladybank
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£28 - £85
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£65 - £85
Train from Inverness to Dyce
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Ladybank to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£75 - £210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £210
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £24
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Inverness Airport to Newcastle Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne is 266 miles. It takes approximately 4h 58m to drive from Inverness to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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British Airways, KLM and easyJet offer flights from Inverness Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 273+ hotels available in Newcastle upon Tyne. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Inverness Airport is to bus which takes 31 min and costs £3 - £5.

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