There are 6 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to London Paddington Station by train, bus, night train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross

$47 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Leeds City Centre, York Street (Leeds City Bus Station) M35 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds to London Marble Arch National Express

$43 - $60

4 alternative options

Night train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the night train from Newcastle to London Euston

$43 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to London Paddington Station 280.9 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to London Heathrow  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR

$96 - $324

Fly to Southampton, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Southampton (SOU) NCL - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington

$108 - $299

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and London Paddington Station, England?

Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to London Paddington Station hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to London Paddington Station via Leeds City Centre, York Street (Leeds City Bus Station), Leeds, London Marble Arch, Marble Arch, and Paddington Rail Station in around 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Newcastle to London Euston
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$200
Sleeper Seat
$40 - $60
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and London Paddington Station is 396 km. The road distance is 449 km.

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to London Paddington Station is to night train which costs £30 - £45 and takes 6 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to London Paddington Station is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs £35 - £55.

No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to London Paddington Station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and arriving at Paddington Rail Station via Leeds and Marble Arch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to London Paddington Station, including transfers.