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There are 6 ways to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Thornaby-on-Tees by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 15 bus  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from Airport, Newcastle Airport to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station Grn
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Darlington
  3. Take the train from Darlington to Thornaby
  4. Take the line 15 bus from Thornaby, Rail Station to Thornaby, Redcar Road 15 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus via Stockton, High Street Stand A  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street to Stockton, High Street Stand A X10

£4 - £5

4 alternative options

Train  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from Airport, Newcastle Airport to Heworth Grn
  2. Take the train from Heworth to Thornaby

£18 - £30

Bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Thornaby, Rail Station Footbridge X12

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Thornaby-on-Tees 47.9 miles

£100 - £120

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Thornaby-on-Tees 47.9 miles

£7 - £11

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Thornaby-on-Tees is to bus via Stockton, High Street Stand A which costs £4 - £5 and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Thornaby-on-Tees is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Thornaby-on-Tees. However, there are services departing from Airport, Newcastle Airport Terminal and arriving at Thornaby, Town Centre - Lidl via Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street and Stockton, High Street Stand B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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The distance between Newcastle Airport (NCL) and Thornaby-on-Tees is 39 miles. The road distance is 47.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Thornaby-on-Tees without a car is to train and line 15 bus which takes 2h 41m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Thornaby-on-Tees, including transfers.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Thornaby-on-Tees bus services, operated by Go North East, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Thornaby-on-Tees is to train which takes 3h 21m and costs £17 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus via Stockton, High Street Stand A, which costs £4 - £5 and takes 3h 37m.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Thornaby-on-Tees bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Stockton, High Street Stand A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Thornaby-on-Tees is 48 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Thornaby-on-Tees.

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  • Distance: 38.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 41m

What companies run services between Newcastle Airport (NCL), England and Thornaby-on-Tees, England?

You can take a train from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Thornaby-on-Tees via Heworth, Thornaby, and Thornaby, Rail Station in around 3h 21m. Alternatively, Go North East operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street to Stockton, High Street Stand A hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £5 and the journey takes 1h 24m.

Train operators
Nexus Rail
Phone
0191 20 20 747
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Airport, Newcastle Airport to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£1 - £4
Website
Nexus Rail
Train from Airport, Newcastle Airport to Heworth
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£1 - £4
Website
Nexus Rail
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
33 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
Train from Darlington to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £10
Off-Peak Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £15
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
Train from Darlington to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£6 - £10
Train from Heworth to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £27
Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Thornaby, Rail Station to Thornaby, Redcar Road
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva North East
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Thornaby, Rail Station Footbridge
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva North East
Other operators
Taxi from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Thornaby-on-Tees
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
£100 - £120
Smart Cabs
Phone
+44 191 486 2005
Website
smart-cabs.com
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk
Newcastle Taxis
Phone
+44 191 232 3232
Website
newcastle-taxis.com
Fenham Taxis
Phone
+44 191 272 2722
ABC Taxis
Phone
+44 191 232 3636
Website
abctaxisnewcastle.co.uk
Gateshead Central Taxis
Phone
+44 191 469 9999
Website
gatesheadcentraltaxis.com
Dean Taxis
Phone
+44 191 444 4444
Website
deantaxis.co.uk
K T Taxis
Phone
+44 7939 021 379
Gilmore Direct
Phone
+44 1661 833 797
Castle Cabs
Phone
+44 1661 834 800
Dial A Car
Phone
+44 1670 828 888
Sanderson Arcade Taxis
Phone
+44 1670 513 513
Website
sandersonarcade.co.uk
Morpeth Taxis
Phone
+44 1670 843 773
Website
morpethtaxis.com
Just Taxis
Phone
+44 7957 495 503
Website
taxis-morpeth.co.uk
Abbey Taxis Morpeth
Phone
+44 1670 332 275
Website
abbeytaxi-morpeth.co.uk
Rogers Taxis
Phone
+44 1670 811 840
Ashington Taxis
Phone
+44 1670 813 315
Abcabs
Phone
+44 1670 810 815
Westoe Taxis
Phone
+44 191 455 5555
Website
westoetaxis.co.uk
Richmond Taxis
Phone
+44 191 456 3131
Redline Taxi
Phone
+44 191 537 1111

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