There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to City of Lancaster by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 45 min

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

$50 - $107

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888
  2. Take the bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Lancaster City Centre, Sainsburys 555

$19 - $27

2 alternative options

Bus via Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) 685
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle to Lancaster National Express

$21 - $33

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to City of Lancaster 106 miles

$22 - $35

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and City of Lancaster, England?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to City of Lancaster via Carlisle in around 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to City of Lancaster via Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) and Carlisle in around 5 h 9 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $25
Virgin West Coast Trains
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Lancaster City Centre, Sainsburys
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Newcastle upon Tyne to City of Lancaster?

The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and City of Lancaster is 128 km. The road distance is 170 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to City of Lancaster?

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to City of Lancaster is to bus which costs £13 - £20 and takes 6 h 17 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to City of Lancaster?

The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to City of Lancaster is to drive which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £16 - £24.

Is there a direct train between Newcastle upon Tyne and City of Lancaster?

No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to City of Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Lancaster via Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

Is there a direct bus between Newcastle upon Tyne and City of Lancaster?

No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to City of Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) and arriving at Lancaster via Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 9 min.

How long does it take to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to City of Lancaster?

It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to City of Lancaster, including transfers.