There are 9 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Parkway
  3. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

£120 - £221

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Bus via Manchester  •  12h

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Swansea Bus Station National Express

£18 - £23

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Train via Manchester  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Swansea

£111 - £163

Bus  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Cardiff, Kingsway GQ M36
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Swansea Bus Station National Express / ...

£36 - £65

Drive  •  5h 50m

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea 352.3 miles

£55 - £85

Fly Newcastle to Bristol, train  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Bristol (BRS) NCL - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

£48 - £222

Fly Newcastle to Cardiff, train  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Cardiff (CWL) NCL - CWL
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Swansea

£54 - £241

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Cardiff, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Cardiff (CWL) EDI - CWL
  3. Take the train from Bridgend to Swansea

£60 - £249

Fly Newcastle to Southampton, train  •  7h 6m

  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 Swansea

£101 - £318

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea is to bus via Manchester which costs £17 - £23 and takes 12h.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea is to fly and train which costs £45 - £230 and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and arriving at Swansea Bus Station via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Swansea via Birmingham New Street and Bristol Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 36m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Swansea is 252 miles. The road distance is 352.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea without a car is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs £120 - £230.

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It takes approximately 6h 36m to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs £120 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus via Manchester, which costs £17 - £23 and takes 12h.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea.
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  • Distance: 252.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 36m

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

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea via Birmingham New Street and Bristol Parkway in around 6h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 12h.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£160 - £600
Flights from Edinburgh to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £180
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £420
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Single
£65 - £110
Off-Peak Single
£65 - £100
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Single
£35 - £60
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £45
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £29
Anytime Single
£28 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £26
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£18 - £28
Advanced Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £60
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £19
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£7 - £12
Advanced Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £19
Train from Reading to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £55
Advanced Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £120
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£17 - £50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£6 - £16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£12 - £16
Train from Reading to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£19 - £27
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Swansea
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
First Anytime Day Single
£100 - £160
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £13
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
First Anytime Day Single
£12 - £19
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£11 - £16
1st Class
£26 - £40
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £10
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National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
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National Express
Bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Cardiff, Kingsway GQ
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Website
Megabus UK

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Swansea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea is 352 miles. It takes approximately 5h 50m to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea.

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easyJet offers flights from Newcastle Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 706+ hotels available in Swansea. Prices start at £75 per night.

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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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