There are 8 ways to get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne 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 15 min

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

$25 - $70

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  4 h 32 min

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

$140 - $204

Night train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Newcastle

$35 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Drive from London to Newcastle upon Tyne 280.4 miles

$60 - $90

Fly from London Heathrow  •  2 h 49 min

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

$95 - $322

Train to Southampton, fly  •  3 h 53 min

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

$78 - $243

Train to Bristol, fly  •  4 h 40 min

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

$109 - $302

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 15 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 Newcastle upon Tyne is 249 miles. The road distance is 280.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs .

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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 Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 49 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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London to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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Map of how to get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 248.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

LNER operates a train from London to Newcastle upon Tyne hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Newcastle upon Tyne every 4 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h 15 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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
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
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$197
Sleeper Seat
$35 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Newcastle upon Tyne is 280 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to drive from London to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

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There are 622+ hotels available in Newcastle upon Tyne. Prices start at $52 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 .

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