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from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

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

Our recommendation

To get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh on Sep 18 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:35PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station2h45 08:20PMEdinburgh
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$171One-way
Cheapest
04:50AMNewcastle upon Tyne2h30 07:20AMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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$101One-way
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04:20PMNewcastle upon Tyne2h40 07:00PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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$181One-way
05:30AMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station2h35 08:05AMEdinburgh
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$171One-way
04:10PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station3h00 07:10PMEdinburgh
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$241One-way

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Sat
Sep 18
$33London North Eastern Railway
$9Megabus
Sun
Sep 19
$19London North Eastern Railway
$9Megabus
Mon
Sep 20
$32Cross Country
$9Megabus
Tue
Sep 21
$27Cross Country
$9Megabus
Wed
Sep 22
$27Cross Country
$14National Express
Thu
Sep 23
$27London North Eastern Railway
$14National Express
Fri
Sep 24
$32Cross Country
$9Megabus
Sat
Sep 25
$27London North Eastern Railway
$9Megabus
Sun
Sep 26
$27London North Eastern Railway
$9Megabus
Mon
Sep 27
$32Cross Country
$9Megabus
Tue
Sep 28
$27Cross Country
$9Megabus
Wed
Sep 29
$27Cross Country
$14National Express
Thu
Sep 30
$27Cross Country
$14National Express
Fri
Oct 1
$32Cross Country
$9Megabus
Sat
Oct 2
$19London North Eastern Railway
$9Megabus
Sun
Oct 3
$22London North Eastern Railway
$9Megabus
Mon
Oct 4
$32Cross Country
$9Megabus
Tue
Oct 5
$27Cross Country
$9Megabus
Wed
Oct 6
$27Cross Country
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Thu
Oct 7
$27Cross Country
$16Megabus

Travel Information to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $37
cheapestCheapest modeBus • () • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 91 miles (147 km) to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this trip, with tickets costing about (). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh.

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How to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh, 87,50% 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 Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh 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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FAQs
How do I reach Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh. You can take a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh is by taking a bus with an average price of ().

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A bus is generally $29 (€23) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $37 (€30) from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh.

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

The fastest way from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh is by travel with an average journey time of 0 h 0 min.

There are alternative travel options to Edinburgh that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by train can take on average 1 h 28 min.

What is the distance from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?

The distance from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh is approximately 91 miles (147 km).

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

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

  • 25 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Newcastle upon Tyne and in Edinburgh?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Newcastle upon Tyne at Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Elder Street.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?

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

  • Megabus can get you to Edinburgh by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Megabus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh for $9 (€7) on Omio.
  • Cross Country can take you to Edinburgh by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh for $37 (€30).
Is there a way to travel directly from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with National Express or Megabus.

Direct services to Edinburgh 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 journey.

Where should I go next after I travel between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $9 (€7) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $37 (€30) one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Newcastle upon Tyne
Edinburgh
Newcastle Upon Tyne (Coach Stn)
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Newcastle
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