There are 11 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Cambridge

$69 - $110

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Bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) M35 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express

$53 - $69

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Train, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Ely
  3. Take the bus from Ely Railway Station to Drummer St Bus Station 12

$130 - $192

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge 231.3 miles

$45 - $75

Fly Newcastle to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$97 - $327

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 16 min

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

$60 - $262

Fly Newcastle to Southampton, train  •  5 h 44 min

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

$106 - $287

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$158 - $382

Train to Manchester, fly to Cambridge  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cambridge (CBG) MAN - CBG

$133 - $432

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$111 - $312

Fly Newcastle to Bristol, train  •  6 h 12 min

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

$129 - $343

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and arriving at Cambridge, Castle Street via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Cambridge via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Cambridge is 206 miles. The road distance is 231.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge train services, operated by LNER, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 205.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge via Peterborough in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, and St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) in around 8 h 24 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Manchester to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Train from Newcastle to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Ely
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 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
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ely Railway Station to Drummer St Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge is 231 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge.

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

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Newcastle Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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