There are 10 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Reading by train, car or plane

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Train LNER  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$66 - $103

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Reading

$110 - $180

Drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Reading 283.5 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Newcastle to London Heathrow, train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$114 - $359

Fly Newcastle to Southampton, train  •  4 h 4 min

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

$89 - $259

Fly Newcastle to Bristol, train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Bristol (BRS) NCL - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Reading

$84 - $264

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$175 - $413

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading

$140 - $283

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$148 - $344

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading

$158 - $374

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Reading is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Reading is to fly and train which costs £85 - £280 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle and arriving at Reading. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Reading is 246 miles. The road distance is 283.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Reading without a car is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs £50 - £80.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Reading, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Reading train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Newcastle station.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Reading train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Reading station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Reading is 284 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Reading.

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  • Distance: 245.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Reading via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras, Paddington Rail Station, and London Paddington in around 3 h 52 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
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Reading
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60

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British Airways offers flights from Newcastle Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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

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