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

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Train  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross

£37 - £277

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Bus  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to London Victoria Coach Station 815 / ...

£12 - £55

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Train via Sheffield  •  4h 19m

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

£120 - £268

Rideshare  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the rideshare from Newcastle upon Tyne to London 283.4 miles

£20 - £45

Drive  •  4h 43m

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster 282.5 miles

£45 - £75

Fly Newcastle to London Heathrow  •  2h 58m

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

£48 - £318

Fly Newcastle to Bristol, train  •  4h 46m

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

£85 - £260

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 48m

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

£63 - £383

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London City  •  4h 56m

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

£86 - £407

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster is to bus which costs £12 - £55 and takes 8h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster is to train which costs £35 - £280 and takes 2h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle upon Tyne and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 35m.

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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 2h 58m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Westminster is 249 miles. The road distance is 282.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster without a car is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs £35 - £280.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m 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 station.

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

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster.
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  • Distance: 249.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 58m

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 48m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to London Victoria Coach Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost £12 - £16 and the journey takes 8h 35m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £330
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £300
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£60 - £300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
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
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £190
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£65 - £80
Anytime Day 1st Class
£130 - £190
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £180
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£29 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£55 - £90
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Single
£80 - £120
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £100
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
TransPennine Express
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 to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
Blablabus
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
7h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£29 - £55
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 best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs £35 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £55 and takes 8h 35m, you could also fly, which costs £45 - £320 and takes 2h 58m.

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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 283 miles. It takes approximately 4h 43m 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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Book your Newcastle upon Tyne to Westminster train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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There are 9832+ 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 train which takes 25 min and costs £2 - £4.

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