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

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Train LNER  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Newcastle

$28 - $97

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield, Meadowhall to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$16 - $21

3 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express  •  2 h 50 min

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

$33 - $101

Bus Megabus UK  •  4 h 11 min

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

$26 - $43

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 bus which costs £11 - £17 and takes 4 h 51 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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No, there is no direct bus from Rotherham station to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Rotherham Forge Island Bus Station and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street via Meadowhall Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 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 15 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 15 min and costs £21 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 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 LNER, depart from Doncaster station.

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The best way to get from Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £21 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £35 and takes 4 h 11 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 15 min

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

LNER operates a train from Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min. CrossCountry also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Rotherham to Newcastle upon Tyne once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
Megabus UK
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 Sheffield, Meadowhall to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
National Express

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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 LNER, 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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