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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$62 - $99

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1) 888

$14 - $18

2 alternative options

Bus Arriva Northumbria  •  4 h 47 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

$22 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cumbria 73 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Cumbria is 89 km. The road distance is 117 km.

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cumbria is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 4 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cumbria is to drive which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £11 - £17.

No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cumbria. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station and arriving at Watermillock, Longthwaite road end (Near Townend Cottage) via Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cumbria, including transfers.

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cumbria hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. ScotRail also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cumbria 3 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
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
$8 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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