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from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

You can get from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus or flight.

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$72Cross Country
$19Megabus
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$71Cross Country
$9Flixbus
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$90Cross Country
$19Megabus
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$8Flixbus
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$93Cross Country
$16Flixbus
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$184Cross Country
$7National Express
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$183Cross Country
$7National Express
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$72Cross Country
$8Flixbus
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$91Cross Country
$15Flixbus
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$94Cross Country
$16Flixbus
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$94Cross Country
$18Flixbus
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$90Cross Country
$17Flixbus
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$72Cross Country
$19National Express
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$169Cross Country
$16Flixbus
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$72Cross Country
$12Flixbus
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$90Cross Country
$14National Express

Travel Information between Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance172 miles (277 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $186
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€21) • 5 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $186 (€155) • 3 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 172 miles (277 km) to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€21). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

Travel to Newcastle upon Tyne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne.
FAQs

How do I reach Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham?

There are 2 ways to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $25 (€21) compared to other travel options to Newcastle upon Tyne:

A bus is generally $161 (€135) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $186 (€155) from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne.

What is the fastest way to travel between Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne?

The quickest way to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham is by train, which takes on average 3 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h 55 min   on average.

What is the distance from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne distance is around 172 miles (277 km).

How many services a day are there from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Birmingham? Where do I arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Birmingham, Coach Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.

Which travel companies can take me from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Megabus can take you to Newcastle upon Tyne by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Megabus from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne for $25 (€21).
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Newcastle upon Tyne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets on Omio for $186 (€155).

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham ends?

Your trip from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne doesn't have to end in Newcastle upon Tyne. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Edinburgh or Glasgow to your Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Newcastle upon Tyne today!

How early should I book Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $25 (€21) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $186 (€155) one way.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.