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from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne on Jan 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMEdinburgh Waverley1h25 10:25AMNewcastle
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$261One-way
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10:40PMEdinburgh, Elder Street2h35 01:15AMNewcastle upon Tyne
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$91One-way
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09:08AMEdinburgh Waverley1h27 10:35AMNewcastle
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$311One-way
10:23AMEdinburgh Waverley1h22 11:45AMNewcastle
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$291One-way
10:00AMEdinburgh Waverley1h29 11:29AMNewcastle
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$321One-way

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Sun
Jan 30
$26London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus
Mon
Jan 31
$29East Coast Trains
$16Megabus
Tue
Feb 1
$29East Coast Trains
$16Megabus
Wed
Feb 2
$26London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus
Thu
Feb 3
$29East Coast Trains
$8Megabus
Fri
Feb 4
$29East Coast Trains
$8Megabus
Sat
Feb 5
$19London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus
Sun
Feb 6
$26London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus
Mon
Feb 7
$29East Coast Trains
$16Megabus
Tue
Feb 8
$29East Coast Trains
$16Megabus
Wed
Feb 9
$29East Coast Trains
$8Megabus
Thu
Feb 10
$29East Coast Trains
$8Megabus
Fri
Feb 11
$29East Coast Trains
$8Megabus
Sat
Feb 12
$19London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus
Sun
Feb 13
$26London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus
Mon
Feb 14
$29London North Eastern Railway
$16Megabus
Tue
Feb 15
$29London North Eastern Railway
$16Megabus
Wed
Feb 16
$29London North Eastern Railway
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Thu
Feb 17
$26London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus
Fri
Feb 18
$29London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus

Travel Information to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€7) • 2 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $19 (€16) • 1 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or London North Eastern Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 91 miles (147 km) between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne.

How to get from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, 76,25% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

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FAQs

How do I get from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?

There are 2 ways to get from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $9 (€7) compared to other travel options to Newcastle upon Tyne:

Taking a bus is usually $11 (€9) less than taking a train to Newcastle upon Tyne, which costs on average $19 (€16) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The quickest way to travel between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne is by train, which takes on average 1 h 23 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 35 min   on average.

How many miles from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 91 miles (147 km) between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, what are the departure and arrival points in Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Edinburgh, Elder Street to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.

Which travel operators can get me to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh?

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

  • Travel with Megabus for buses to Newcastle upon Tyne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets on Omio for $9 (€7).
  • Travel with London North Eastern Railway to go to Newcastle upon Tyne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find London North Eastern Railway Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets on Omio for $19 (€16).

Is there a way to travel directly from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?

Yes, there are direct services available from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct train with Cross Country, East Coast Trains or London North Eastern Railway with 25 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Newcastle upon Tyne as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?

Your trip from Edinburgh 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, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Edinburgh 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!

When should I purchase a ticket from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $9 (€7) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $19 (€16) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.