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There are 5 ways to get from Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Newcastle

£43 - £218

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

£8 - £11

3 alternative options

Train via Sheffield  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Newcastle

£81 - £230

Rideshare  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the rideshare from Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne 159.9 miles

£13 - £22

Drive  •  2h 41m

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne 159.3 miles

£24 - £35

Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne by trains

The train journey time between Nottingham and Newcastle upon Tyne is around 4h 23m and covers a distance of around 184 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3h 47m. Operated by Northern Rail, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express and others, the Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train service departs from Nottingham and arrives in Newcastle. Typically 111 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 23m
Fastest train time:
3h 47m
Trains per week:
111
Cheapest price:
£43
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:16
Last train departs at:
21:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train schedules

Nottingham → Newcastle upon Tyne
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The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £8 - £11 and takes 4h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nottingham Station Street station and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Newcastle via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 42m.

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It is 142 miles from Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne. It is approximately 159.3 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs £40 - £220.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Nottingham Station Street.

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

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs £40 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £11 and takes 4h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 141.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 42m

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne via Leeds in around 3h 42m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Nottingham Station Street to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard once daily. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 4h 40m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £50
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Nottingham to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £27
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £170
Train from Sheffield to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£130 - £200
TransPennine Express
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £130
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £130
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£21 - £30
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 Nottingham Station Street to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
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 Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £22
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne is 159 miles. It takes approximately 2h 41m to drive from Nottingham to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

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