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There are 2 ways to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Sellafield by train or car

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Train  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Sellafield

£43 - £73

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Drive  •  2h 3m

  1. Drive from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Sellafield 104.9 miles

£16 - £25

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sellafield is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Sellafield is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 2h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Sellafield is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 2h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Sellafield. However, there are services departing from Airport, Newcastle Airport and arriving at Sellafield via Newcastle and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 39m.

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The distance between Newcastle Airport (NCL) and Sellafield is 84 miles. The road distance is 104.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Sellafield without a car is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs £40 - £75.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Sellafield, including transfers.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Sellafield train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Newcastle station.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Sellafield train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Sellafield station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Sellafield is 105 miles. It takes approximately 2h 3m to drive from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Sellafield.

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There are 158+ hotels available in Sellafield. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Sellafield.
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  • Distance: 83.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 39m

What companies run services between Newcastle Airport (NCL), England and Sellafield, England?

You can take a train from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Sellafield via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station, Newcastle, and Carlisle in around 4h 39m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£23 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £40
Train from Carlisle to Sellafield
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£18 - £23
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £30

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