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There are 8 ways to get from Luton to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle

£49 - £303

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Bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

£15 - £19

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Train via York  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Luton to York
  2. Take the train from York to Newcastle

£96 - £274

Train via Birmingham  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Newcastle

£123 - £352

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Luton to Newcastle upon Tyne 250.8 miles

£35 - £55

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

£51 - £328

Fly London Luton to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 4m

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

£51 - £491

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Durham, train  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Durham (MME) LHR - MME
  3. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle

£69 - £714

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The cheapest way to get from Luton to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 7h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Luton to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs £45 - £310.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luton to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luton to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Newcastle via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 46m.

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The distance between Luton and Newcastle upon Tyne is 221 miles. The road distance is 250.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Luton to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs £45 - £310.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Luton to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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Luton to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Luton to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Luton station.

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The best way to get from Luton to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs £45 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 7h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Luton to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 220.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 46m

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

You can take a train from Luton to Newcastle upon Tyne via London St Pancras International and London Kings Cross in around 3h 46m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard 4 times a day. Tickets cost £10 - £13 and the journey takes 5h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Heathrow to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £150
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
Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £24
Train from Luton to York
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£85 - £130
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £65
Off-Peak Single
£75 - £110
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£85 - £130
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
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 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
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 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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
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
Train from Birmingham New Street to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£95 - £260
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£95 - £120
Anytime Day 1st Class
£180 - £260
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 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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
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
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 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
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £27
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £27
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
National Express

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Luton to Newcastle upon Tyne is 251 miles. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Luton to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Loganair and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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The best way to get from Luton to London Luton Airport is to bus which takes 9 min and costs £3 - £6.

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