There are 8 ways to get from London to Gateshead by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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 Virgin Trains East Coast  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle

$45 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Newcastle Upon Tyne National Express

$27 - $35

6 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Newcastle

$109 - $219

Night train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Newcastle

$40 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from London to Gateshead 279.5 miles

$60 - $90

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

$98 - $324

Train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle  •  3 h 58 min

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

$81 - $246

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$95 - $322

What companies run services between London, England and Gateshead, England?

Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from London to Gateshead hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Gateshead 5 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Train operators
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $130
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $75
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$90 - $130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$209
Sleeper Seat
$40 - $60
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London to Gateshead?

The distance between London and Gateshead is 396 km. The road distance is 447 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Gateshead?

The cheapest way to get from London to Gateshead is to bus which costs £19 - £24 and takes 7 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Gateshead?

The quickest way to get from London to Gateshead is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs £30 - £50.

Is there a direct train between London and Gateshead?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

Is there a direct bus between London and Gateshead?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Newcastle Upon Tyne. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from London to Gateshead?

The train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle takes 2 h 46 min including transfers and departs hourly.