There are 10 ways to get from Leicester to Northumberland by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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 50 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Newcastle

$155 - $255

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express
  2. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Rothbury, Pondicherry Road End (Hillside) X14 / ...

$70 - $97

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Bus, train CrossCountry  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  2. Take the train from Derby to Newcastle
  3. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Rothbury, Pondicherry Road End (Hillside) X14 / ...

$131 - $198

Bus, train via Huddersfield  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange 240
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Huddersfield
  3. Take the train from Huddersfield to Durham
  4. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Rothbury, Pondicherry Road End (Hillside) X14 / ...

$115 - $168

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Northumberland 213.6 miles

$45 - $70

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

$174 - $431

Fly East Midlands to Edinburgh, train, taxi  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Morpeth
  3. Take a taxi from Morpeth to Northumberland

$125 - $337

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Morpeth

$165 - $435

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

$162 - $357

Fly East Midlands to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Morpeth

$140 - $358

Questions & Answers

The distance between Leicester and Northumberland is 185 miles. The road distance is 213.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Northumberland without a car is to train which takes 4 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Leicester to Northumberland, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Northumberland is to train which takes 4 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to Northumberland is 214 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to drive from Leicester to Northumberland.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Northumberland. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Leicester to East Midlands Airport is to bus which takes 58 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Northumberland.
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  • Distance: 184.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Leicester, England and Northumberland, England?

You can take a train from Leicester to Northumberland via Sheffield, Newcastle, and Morpeth in around 4 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Northumberland via Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Clayton St (Opposite Central Station), Eldon Square Bus Station, Haymarket Bus Station, and Rothbury, Pondicherry Road End (Hillside) in around 8 h 17 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
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
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
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
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Train from Derby to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Edinburgh to Morpeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
50 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 Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Huddersfield to Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
LNER
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Rothbury, Pondicherry Road End (Hillside)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
P C L Travel
Website
pcltravel.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St Thomas Street (Outside Peacock Hospital Supplies) to Rothbury, Pondicherry Road End (Hillside)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12
Website
pcltravel.uk
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Morpeth to Northumberland
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Blue Line Taxis
Phone
+44 191 262 6666
Website
bluelinetaxis.com
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk

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