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

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Train  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross

£37 - £276

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Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...

£11 - £30

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Train via Sheffield  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International

£110 - £563

Rideshare  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the rideshare from Newcastle upon Tyne to London 276.4 miles

£20 - £45

Drive  •  4h 44m

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster 276.3 miles

£40 - £65

Fly Newcastle to London Heathrow  •  2h 52m

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

£37 - £296

Train to Durham, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Darlington
  2. Fly from Durham (MME) to London Heathrow (LHR) MME - LHR

£65 - £706

Fly Newcastle to Southampton, train  •  4h 12m

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

£78 - £440

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR

£52 - £353

Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster by train

The train journey time between Newcastle upon Tyne and Westminster is around 4h 55m and covers a distance of around 308 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 1m. Operated by CrossCountry, East Midlands Railways, Thameslink and others, the Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster train service departs from Newcastle and arrives in London St Pancras International. Typically 102 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster is to bus which costs £11 - £30 and takes 7h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster is to fly which costs £35 - £300 and takes 2h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Victoria station via King's Cross St. Pancras station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 9m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Westminster is 249 miles. The road distance is 276.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster without a car is to train which takes 3h 9m and costs £35 - £280.

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It takes approximately 3h 9m to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster is to train which takes 3h 9m and costs £35 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £30 and takes 7h 30m, you could also fly, which costs £35 - £300 and takes 2h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster.
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  • Distance: 249.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 9m

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

LNER operates a train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross hourly. Tickets cost £35 - £280 and the journey takes 2h 59m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to London Victoria Coach Station 5 times a day. Tickets cost £11 - £15 and the journey takes 7h 30m. Megabus UK also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £390
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £330
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Durham to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £150
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £330
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £280
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£120 - £180
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£190 - £280
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£140 - £200
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £180
East Midlands Railways
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£70 - £90
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£70 - £90
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £24
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
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 Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£17 - £30
Website
Megabus UK
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Newcastle upon Tyne to London
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £45
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at London St Pancras International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster is 276 miles. It takes approximately 4h 44m to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster.

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

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There are 20051+ hotels available in Westminster. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Newcastle upon Tyne and Westminster. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Newcastle Airport is to line 131 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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