How to travel from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

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from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

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

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The best way to travel from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Megabus
10:40AM2h40
Edinburgh
01:20PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$131One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Megabus
10:40AM2h40
Edinburgh
01:20PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$131One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
London North Eastern Railway
09:00AM1h24
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:24AMNewcastle (NCL)
$471One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Lumo
09:24AM1h28
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:52AMNewcastle (NCL)
$271One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
08:30AM1h27
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:57AMNewcastle (NCL)
$471One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:07AM1h28
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
10:35AMNewcastle (NCL)
$601One-way
0 transfers
National Express
08:45AM2h45
Edinburgh
11:30AMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
$181One-way
0 transfers
National Express
10:45AM2h50
Edinburgh
01:35PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
$221One-way
0 transfers
National Express
09:10PM2h35
Edinburgh
11:45PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
$171One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$9 - $11
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 2 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 1 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or East Coast

Travel 91 miles (147 km) by train or bus to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or East Coast 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

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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 between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne on CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) and FlixBus travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned travel operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 travel companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter travel across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern travel journeys from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne. There is only one class option on Northern travel: Standard.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Travel from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

      FAQs: 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 Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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      There are 2 options to travel between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh is by taking a bus, which costs on average $9 (€8).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne:

      A bus is $2 (€2) less than a train with an average ticket price of $11 (€10) from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne.

      The fastest way from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 23 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Newcastle upon Tyne that take longer:

      Bus takes 2 h 35 min on average.

      Newcastle upon Tyne is approximately 91 miles (147 km) away from Edinburgh.

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

      • 4 buses per day.
      • Around 25 trains per day.

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

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

      • Buses mostly leave from Edinburgh, Bus Station and tend to arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne:

      • You can go to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh by bus with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $9 (€8) with FlixBus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne on Omio.
      • You can travel by train to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh with East Coast, Lumo, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Northern Rail (3), and you can find TransPennine Express Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets for $11 (€10) on Omio.

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

      • You'll find 4 direct buses a day to Newcastle upon Tyne with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus.
      • You can find 25 direct trains per day to take to Newcastle upon Tyne with East Coast, Lumo or CrossCountry.

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

      Omio customers who travel from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester, Glasgow or Leeds. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Newcastle upon Tyne and these popular destinations at a great price.
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