How to travel from London to Newcastle upon Tyne

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Travel Information between London and Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance246 miles (397 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$9 - $67
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 5 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $67 (€58) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, British Airways or East Coast

Travel 246 miles (397 km) by train, bus or flight between London and Newcastle upon Tyne. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus, British Airways or East Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from London to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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from London to Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Our recommendation
bus

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

FlixBus
08:00AM6h40
London
02:40PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$511One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Megabus
05:35PM7h00
London
12:35AMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$431One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
British Airways
08:45PM1h10
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:55PMNewcastle Airport (NCL)
$2981One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Lumo
08:52AM2h48
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:40AMNewcastle (NCL)
$1131One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:22AM2h58
London Kings Cross (KGX)
12:20PMNewcastle (NCL)
$1241One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:00AM2h47
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:47AMNewcastle (NCL)
$1541One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
10:05AM6h15
London
04:20PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$521One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
09:30AM6h50
London, Victoria Coach Station
04:20PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$521One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
07:30AM7h10
London, Victoria Coach Station
02:40PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$511One-way
0 transfers
British Airways
02:20PM1h10
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
03:30PMNewcastle Airport (NCL)
$4951One-way
0 transfers
British Airways
07:55AM1h10
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:05AMNewcastle Airport (NCL)
$7421One-way
0 transfers
British Airways
07:15PM1h10
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
08:25PMNewcastle Airport (NCL)
$7421One-way
0 transfers

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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.

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Find the best route from London to Newcastle upon Tyne with Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Lumo are an open access operator launched in 2021 owned by FirstGroup providing train travel from London to Scotland and the North-East of England. It runs between London and Edinburgh along the East Coast Main Line. Lumo trains offer 100% electric travel along with amenities like comforable seating, free WiFi & their LumoEats at-seat catering in their single Standard Class. Lumo offered two ticket types their advance tickets LumoFixed which are only valid on the date and train booked but are exchangeable prior to departure and their Anytime tickets which can be used on any Lumo train on the date of your ticket.

    Megabus from London to Newcastle upon Tyne travel information:

    • Average Duration: 7 h 10 min
    • Megabus frequency: 3 a day

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

      There are 3 options to travel from London to Newcastle upon Tyne including taking a train, bus or flight.

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

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

      A bus is $58 (€50) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $67 (€58) from London to Newcastle upon Tyne.

      Taking a bus costs $34 (€29) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $43 (€37).

      The quickest way to travel from London to Newcastle upon Tyne is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Newcastle upon Tyne by bus takes 5 h 50 min on average.

      Getting to Newcastle upon Tyne by train takes 2 h 36 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 246 miles (397 km) from London to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

      • Around 12 buses per day.
      • Around 25 trains per day.

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

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

      • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from London to Newcastle upon Tyne depart from London, Victoria Coach Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
      • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from London to Newcastle upon Tyne depart from London Gatwick Airport to Newcastle Airport.

      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 Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $9 (€8) with Megabus from London to Newcastle upon Tyne on Omio.
      • You can travel to Newcastle upon Tyne from London by flight with British Airways, Flybe or Azul. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $67 (€58) with British Airways from London to Newcastle upon Tyne.
      • You can travel by train to Newcastle upon Tyne from London with East Coast, Lumo, Grand Central Trains, First Hull Trains, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Arriva Bus, and you can find East Coast London to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets for $43 (€37) on Omio.

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

      • Direct buses with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus with 10 direct buses per day.
      • Direct trains with East Coast or Lumo with 22 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 from London to Newcastle upon Tyne.

      Omio customers who travel from London to Newcastle upon Tyne often also extend their vacation to go to Edinburgh, 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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