There are 9 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea 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 CrossCountry  •  6 h 38 min

  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

$180 - $289

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 40 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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Swansea Bus Station

$50 - $70

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  7 h 36 min

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

$147 - $214

Drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea 352.3 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Newcastle to Bristol, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Bristol (BRS) NCL - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swansea

$83 - $284

Fly Newcastle to Cardiff, train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$80 - $313

Fly Newcastle to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 31 min

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

$196 - $514

Fly Newcastle to Southampton, train  •  7 h 7 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 Swansea

$174 - $419

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Cardiff, train  •  6 h 54 min

  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

$96 - $322

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea is to bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 10 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea is to fly and train which costs £60 - £220 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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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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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea, including transfers.

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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, John Dobson Street and arriving at Swansea Bus Station via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

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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 6 h 38 min.

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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 6 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Swansea via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Edinburgh to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
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 Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $24
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $45
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Reading to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Swansea
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$140 - $210
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
First Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
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, 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
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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