There are 9 ways to get from London to Gateshead by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train LNER  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle

$40 - $65

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Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express / ...

$24 - $65

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 36 min

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

$102 - $202

Night train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Newcastle

$35 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from London to Gateshead 279.5 miles

$60 - $90

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle  •  2 h 55 min

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

$94 - $321

Train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle  •  3 h 59 min

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

$78 - $242

Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

$108 - $299

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

$92 - $317

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The cheapest way to get from London to Gateshead is to bus which costs £19 - £50 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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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.

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The distance between London and Gateshead is 248 miles. The road distance is 279.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Gateshead without a car is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs £30 - £50.

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

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London to Gateshead bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria station.

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London to Gateshead train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from London to Gateshead is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £50 and takes 7 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs £70 - £250 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Gateshead.
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  • Distance: 247.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

LNER operates a train from London to Gateshead hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Gateshead every 4 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $30 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min. Megabus UK also services this route twice daily.

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 19 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 to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $120
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$24 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
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 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
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
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $80
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $150
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Bus operators

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

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London to Gateshead train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Gateshead is 279 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to drive from London to Gateshead.

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

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Book your London to Gateshead bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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The nearest airport to Gateshead is Newcastle (NCL) Airport which is 6.8 miles away. Other nearby airports include Leeds Bradford (LBA) (76 miles), Edinburgh (EDI) (97.6 miles), Manchester (MAN) (114.4 miles) and Liverpool (LPL) (123.9 miles).

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There are 603+ hotels available in Gateshead. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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