There are 9 ways to get from Northampton to Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Newcastle

$105 - $167

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$27 - $36

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Northampton, Vernon Walk to Corby, George Street (Stop G) X4
  2. Take the bus from Corby, George Street (Stop G) to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 15) X4
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Newcastle

$50 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Northampton to Newcastle upon Tyne 222 miles

$45 - $70

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  4 h 7 min

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

$122 - $393

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$90 - $305

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

$115 - $294

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 29 min

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

$106 - $313

Bus to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Northampton to London Luton Airport
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$73 - $244

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £20 - £28 and takes 7 h 45 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Northampton to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 42 min.

More details

The distance between Northampton and Newcastle upon Tyne is 192 miles. The road distance is 222 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Northampton to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Northampton to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Northampton to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Newcastle via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

More details

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

You can take a train from Northampton to Newcastle upon Tyne via Birmingham New Street in around 5 h 13 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Northampton to Newcastle upon Tyne every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Northampton to London Euston
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Northampton to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Northampton to London Euston
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton, Vernon Walk to Corby, George Street (Stop G)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Corby, George Street (Stop G) to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 15)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Northampton to London Luton Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.