There are 5 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street

$70 - $100

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Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express

$18 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  5 h 23 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 Liverpool University National Express / ...

$32 - $46

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool 173.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Liverpool (LPL) NCL - LPL

$72 - $302

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Liverpool is 122 miles. The road distance is 173.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool without a car is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs £55 - £80.

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The train from Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street takes 2 h 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool.
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  • Distance: 121.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

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

TransPennine Express operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool 5 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Newcastle to Liverpool via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Newcastle to Liverpool via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Newcastle to Liverpool via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $100
Bus operators
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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Liverpool University
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.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

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