There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Workington by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Workington

$31 - $46

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Bus Arriva Northumbria  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) 685
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Workington, Bus Station (W) (Bay C) 300

$23 - $31

2 alternative options

Bus Wright Bros Coaches  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888
  2. Take the bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Workington, The Theatre Royal X5

$35

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Workington 92.5 miles

$19 - $29

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne station to Workington station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) and arriving at Workington, Bus Station (W) (Bay C) via Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Workington. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Workington via Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Workington is 81 miles. The road distance is 92.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Workington without a car is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Workington, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Workington bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station).

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Workington train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Workington is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 43 min.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Workington bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Workington, Bus Station (W) (Bay C).

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Workington train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Workington station.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Workington.
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  • Distance: 80.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Workington via Carlisle in around 2 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Workington via Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) in around 4 h 43 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Workington
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Workington, Bus Station (W) (Bay C)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Workington, The Theatre Royal
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Workington is 92 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Workington.

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