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There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Gateshead by train, bus, car or plane

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Train LNER  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle

$70 - $112

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Bus  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$30 - $40

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Train CrossCountry  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Newcastle

$130 - $200

Train CrossCountry #2  •  6h 42m

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

$154 - $243

Train CrossCountry #3  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Newcastle

$155 - $226

Drive  •  5h 20m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Gateshead 326.2 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Southampton to Newcastle  •  3h 7m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL

$55 - $241

Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

$85 - $259

Train to London City, fly to Newcastle  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Newcastle (NCL) LCY - NCL

$104 - $373

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

$122 - $370

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Newcastle

$99 - $351

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Gateshead is to bus which costs £23 - £29 and takes 10h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Gateshead is to fly which costs £40 - £190 and takes 3h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade station and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 5h 48m.

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The distance between Southampton and Gateshead is 282 miles. The road distance is 326.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Gateshead without a car is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs £50 - £90.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Southampton to Gateshead, including transfers.

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Southampton to Gateshead bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to Gateshead train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Gateshead is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs £50 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £29 and takes 10h 50m, you could also fly, which costs £40 - £190 and takes 3h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Gateshead.
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  • Distance: 282.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 51m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Gateshead, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Gateshead via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Warren Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London Kings Cross in around 4h 51m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Gateshead once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 10h 50m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from London City to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $120
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
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 Southampton Central to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Single
$130 - $200
Off-Peak Single
$140 - $220
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Train from Birmingham New Street to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
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 Manchester Piccadilly to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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Southampton to Gateshead train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Gateshead is 326 miles. It takes approximately 5h 20m to drive from Southampton to Gateshead.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 672+ hotels available in Gateshead. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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