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

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Train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Rotherham Central to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Newcastle

$28 - $97

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Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street M20 / ...

$23 - $40

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Rotherham Central to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Thornaby
  3. Take the bus from Teesdale, Kirkdale (Teesdale Lodge Roundabout) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Outside Northern Rock Building Society) X10 / ...

$47 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne 131.2 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Meadowhall Interchange and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Rotherham Central and arriving at Newcastle via Doncaster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between Rotherham and Newcastle upon Tyne is 108 miles. The road distance is 131.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £21 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Meadowhall Interchange station.

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

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The best way to get from Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £21 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £28 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 107.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

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

You can take a train from Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne via Doncaster in around 2 h 13 min. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rotherham Central to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rotherham Central to Leeds
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
LNER
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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uk.megabus.com
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Teesdale, Kirkdale (Teesdale Lodge Roundabout) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Outside Northern Rock Building Society)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Thornaby, Rail Station Footbridge (Chapel Street) to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson St-Carliol St (Opposite Newcastle Building Society)
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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