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

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Train  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street

$70 - $100

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Bus  •  5h 20m

  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 via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill National Express / ...

$21 - $29

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool 173.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5h 39m

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

$42 - $263

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

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

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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 four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 20m.

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

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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 2h 55m and costs £55 - £80.

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The train from Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street takes 2h 55m 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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Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool is to train which takes 2h 55m and costs £55 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £23 and takes 5h, you could also fly, which costs £30 - £210 and takes 5h 39m.

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

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 2h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street in around 5h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Newcastle to Liverpool via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Newcastle to Liverpool via Bristol, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newcastle to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Liverpool via Newquay
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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
2h 55m
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Newcastle Airport to Liverpool Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool is 173 miles. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool.

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Ryanair, Flybe and easyJet offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Liverpool Airport.

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There are 668+ hotels available in Liverpool. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Newcastle Airport is to train which takes 25m and costs £2 - £4.

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