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from London to Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Our recommendation

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

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09:30AMLondon6h50 04:20PMNewcastle upon Tyne
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Sun
Jan 30
$89London North Eastern Railway
$9Flixbus
$298British Airways
Mon
Jan 31
$76London North Eastern Railway
$11Flixbus
$459British Airways
Tue
Feb 1
$76London North Eastern Railway
$6Flixbus
$381British Airways
Wed
Feb 2
$68London North Eastern Railway
$8Flixbus
$381British Airways
Thu
Feb 3
$76London North Eastern Railway
$6Flixbus
$370British Airways
Fri
Feb 4
$99London North Eastern Railway
$13National Express
$370British Airways
Sat
Feb 5
$68London North Eastern Railway
$6Flixbus
$157British Airways
Sun
Feb 6
$68London North Eastern Railway
$11Flixbus
$115British Airways
Mon
Feb 7
$60London North Eastern Railway
$11Flixbus
$215British Airways
Tue
Feb 8
$53London North Eastern Railway
$6Flixbus
$157British Airways
Wed
Feb 9
$76London North Eastern Railway
$6Flixbus
$92British Airways
Thu
Feb 10
$68London North Eastern Railway
$6Flixbus
$58British Airways
Fri
Feb 11
$99London North Eastern Railway
$13National Express
$72British Airways
Sat
Feb 12
$60London North Eastern Railway
$13National Express
$110British Airways
Sun
Feb 13
$76London North Eastern Railway
$14Flixbus
$96British Airways
Mon
Feb 14
$68London North Eastern Railway
$11Flixbus
$115British Airways
Tue
Feb 15
$46London North Eastern Railway
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Wed
Feb 16
$39London North Eastern Railway
$13National Express
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Thu
Feb 17
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$9Flixbus
$77British Airways
Fri
Feb 18
$99London North Eastern Railway
$10Flixbus
$63British Airways

Travel Information from London to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance246 miles (397 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $81
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€6) • 5 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $81 (€67) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, British Airways or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 246 miles (397 km) by bus, flight or train to Newcastle upon Tyne from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $8 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, British Airways or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from London to Newcastle upon Tyne.

General Information about the journey from London to Newcastle

Newcastle and London are about 400 kilometers apart, so it is possible to fly, catch the train or take a coach if you are traveling in the UK and need to reach the north-east's largest city. Trains depart from London Kings Cross, buses depart from London Victoria Coach Station, while you can fly from Stansted or Heathrow. The fastest journey time is about 1 hour (in the air), but express trains can work out almost as fast.

Return trips from Newcastle to London are also available.

How to get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from London to Newcastle upon Tyne, 77,95% 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 London 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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Buses from London to Newcastle

Buses from London to Newcastle depart from London Victoria Coach Station. National Express buses travel from London Victoria to Newcastle Coach Station via Golders Green, while the firm's 591 service makes the same journey via Heathrow Airport. Services are also provided by Megabus, whose buses arrive at John Dobson Street in Newcastle City Center, and offer one bus per day.

Trains from London to Newcastle

Trains from London to Newcastle depart from London Kings Cross, starting early in the morning just after 6 a.m. Virgin Trains offer an express service with no changes, which will take about 3 hours to complete the journey. The fastest trains are those that are traveling on to Edinburgh, and there can be a half an hour time difference, so check schedules if you are in a hurry. All trains arrive at Newcastle Railway Station.

Flights from London to Newcastle

Flights from London to Newcastle are operated by British Airways and Flybe, and last for just over an hour. 2 Flybe services per day depart from Stansted, while 6 daily British Airways flights depart from London Heathrow. Newcastle Airport is well connected to the city center via the Metro system but is slightly out of town, so the actual difference between taking a fast train and catching the plane will not always be great.

Travel Tips: Travel from London 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 London to Newcastle upon Tyne.
FAQs

What are the ways to get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between London and Newcastle upon Tyne. You can take a bus, flight or train.

How do I get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $8 (€6) compared to other travel options to Newcastle upon Tyne:

Taking a bus is about $73 (€61) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $81 (€67) for this journey.

A bus is generally $70 (€58) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $77 (€64) from London to Newcastle upon Tyne.

What is the fastest way from London to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The fastest way to get to Newcastle upon Tyne from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Newcastle upon Tyne can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 52 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from London to Newcastle upon Tyne?

You should expect to travel around 246 miles (397 km) between London and Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

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

  • 17 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
  • Most travelers board their plane from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Newcastle Airport.

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

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

  • You can go to Newcastle upon Tyne from London by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $8 (€6) with Flixbus from London to Newcastle upon Tyne on Omio.
  • You can go to Newcastle upon Tyne from London by plane with British Airways. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $81 (€67) with British Airways from London to Newcastle upon Tyne on Omio.
  • You can go to Newcastle upon Tyne from London by train with London North Eastern Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for $77 (€64) with London North Eastern Railway from London to Newcastle upon Tyne on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly between London and Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • You can find 17 direct trains per day to take to Newcastle upon Tyne with London North Eastern Railway.

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.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from London to Newcastle upon Tyne?

Many of our customers traveling from London to Newcastle upon Tyne don't make Newcastle upon Tyne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Newcastle upon Tyne are Edinburgh, Glasgow or Manchester, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Newcastle upon Tyne to any of these top destinations today!

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

When planning your trip from London 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 are costing $8 (€6) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $81 (€67) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $77 (€64) one way.

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