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There are 9 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle

£46 - £305

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Train, bus  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street M12 / ...

£26 - £52

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Train via Sheffield  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Newcastle

£154 - £327

Drive  •  5h 17m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newcastle upon Tyne 323.1 miles

£45 - £75

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

£46 - £334

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Durham, train  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Durham (MME) LHR - MME
  3. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle

£64 - £720

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

£62 - £376

Train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL

£85 - £469

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to York
  4. Take the train from York to Newcastle

£87 - £465

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newcastle upon Tyne by train

The train journey time between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Newcastle upon Tyne is around 6h 5m and covers a distance of around 337 miles. The fastest train normally takes 5h 7m. Operated by Thameslink, East Midlands Railways and CrossCountry, the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newcastle upon Tyne train service departs from Gatwick Airport and arrives in Newcastle. Typically 97 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newcastle upon Tyne train schedules

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) → Newcastle upon Tyne
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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train and bus which costs £26 - £55 and takes 8h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which costs £45 - £310 and takes 3h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Newcastle via Victoria station and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 51m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Newcastle upon Tyne is 272 miles. The road distance is 323.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 3h 51m and costs £45 - £310.

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It takes approximately 3h 51m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by Southern, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newcastle upon Tyne is 323 miles. It takes approximately 5h 17m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 272.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 51m

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Newcastle upon Tyne, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newcastle upon Tyne via London Victoria, Victoria station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London Kings Cross in around 3h 51m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £390
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£35 - £390
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £330
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £270
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Heathrow to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £150
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£120 - £420
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £330
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £280
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£120 - £180
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£190 - £280
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
26 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
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £110
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
East Midlands Railways
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£140 - £200
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
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £180
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
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
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
Train from Manchester Airport to York
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £45
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £45
South Western Railway
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£17 - £30
Website
Megabus UK

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