There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Leeds by train, bus, rideshare 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  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds

$40 - $90

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Newcastle upon Tyne to Leeds 97.7 miles

$9 - $18

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle Upon Tyne to Leeds National Express / ...

$12 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Leeds 96.9 miles

$20 - $30

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Leeds hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min. TransPennine Express also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Leeds every 3 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Megabus UK also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
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, York Street (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Newcastle upon Tyne to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Leeds is 131 km. The road distance is 155 km.

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Leeds is to rideshare which costs £7 - £13 and takes 2 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Leeds is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs £30 - £65.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle and arriving at Leeds. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle Upon Tyne and arriving at Leeds. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

The train from Newcastle to Leeds takes 1 h 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.