You can get from Stansted to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus or flight.
To get from Stansted to Newcastle upon Tyne on Dec 2 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||224 miles (362 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$30 - $189|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $30 (€25) • 10 h 20 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $189 (€157) • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||British Airways, National Express or London North Eastern Railway|
Travel 224 miles (362 km) by flight, bus or train to Newcastle upon Tyne from Stansted. 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 $30 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are British Airways, National Express or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Stansted to Newcastle upon Tyne.
With no direct domestic flights available at present between Stansted Airport and Newcastle, travelers planning a trip to the Tyneside city have the option of taking the train or bus, with connections available seven days a week. Train journeys are indirect, involving a change at Peterborough or London stations, with total journey times of a little over four hours and frequent departures throughout the day. Bus connections are also indirect, requiring a change in London, with one daily departure from the airport in the morning. Bus journeys take in excess of 12 hours.
Fares for the daily bus connection are usually the most economical option for travel from Stansted to Newcastle. National Express buses depart from the airport bus terminus, but connections are indirect, via London Victoria coach station, with journeys taking 12 hours and 25 minutes to complete the trip to Newcastle, including a lengthy wait between connections in London. Buses arrive at the coach station south west of the city center. Booking well in advance ensures the best fares for rail services. There are services roughly every half hour seven days a week, with a change required in London or Peterborough. Journey times are around four hours and 20 minutes on average. Trains leave from the airport station outside the arrivals hall, arriving a Newcastle Central station south west of the city center.
The train offers the quickest way to travel from Stansted to Newcastle, with the fastest connection, via London King's Cross, taking four hours and four minutes to complete the 230-mile journey north to the Tyneside city. Other rail connections via Peterborough or London take up to 20 minutes longer to reach the north east of England. Trains depart roughly twice an hour throughout the day, seven days a week, so there isn't too long hanging around the airport waiting for a train. National Express bus services from Stansted airport depart to London Victoria Coach Station, connecting with northbound buses to Newcastle. These journeys take a total of 12 hours and 25 minutes to reach Newcastle, including around 2 hours in transit between connections at London Victoria. Bus connections from Stansted operate once daily, seven days a week, with a mid-morning departure time from the airport.
The Omio booking platform offers a quick comparison of the fare differences between buses and trains, as well as details of departure times and journey length. Booking well in advance at Omio will secure the lowest prices. Advance fares on rail journeys on this route usually offer substantial savings, and the best fares for bus travel are also available for passengers who book well ahead.
Train services from Stansted to Newcastle are indirect and involve a change in Peterborough or London. CrossCountry Trains offer departures from the airport station to Peterborough, connecting with London and North Eastern Railway services on the East Coast main line to Newcastle. Alternatively, Greater Anglia Trains provide connections from the airport to Tottenham Hale from where local London rail services connect to London King's Cross for London and North Eastern Railway services to Newcastle. Weekday and Saturday timetables provide trains from Stansted to Newcastle roughly twice an hour, with departures from very early in the morning until early evening. Sunday trains to Newcastle from the airport are slightly less frequent, with no very early morning departures. Journey times to Newcastle range from four hours and four minutes to around 20 minutes longer. All trains arrive at Newcastle Central station, located about 10 minutes' walk south west of the city center, with numerous public transport links across the city provided by Tyne and Wear Metro services and local buses.
The UK's main national bus operator National Express provides one daily indirect bus connection from Stansted to Newcastle seven days a week. The journey involves taking a mid-morning National Express service to London Victoria Coach Station and connecting with the direct National Express departure to Newcastle, leaving just after midday. Connections involve around 2 hours in transit at London Victoria. All National Express buses arrive at Newcastle coach station, close to the rail station on the south west side of the city. Local buses make the trip downtown in around ten minutes.
There are 3 travel options from Stansted to Newcastle upon Tyne: flight, bus or train.
The cheapest way to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne from Stansted is by taking a bus with an average price of $30 (€25).
This is compared to other travel options to Newcastle upon Tyne:
A bus is generally $159 (€132) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $189 (€157) from Stansted to Newcastle upon Tyne.
Taking a bus is about $76 (€64) less than taking a train, which costs on average $107 (€89) for this journey.
The quickest way to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne from Stansted is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 10 h 20 min of travel time.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 9 min.
Newcastle upon Tyne is approximately 224 miles (362 km) away from Stansted.
The average frequency per day from Stansted to Newcastle upon Tyne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Stansted to Newcastle upon Tyne as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Stansted to Newcastle upon Tyne:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Stansted to Newcastle upon Tyne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Stansted to Newcastle upon Tyne with the following travel companies:
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 trip.
When planning your trip from Stansted to Newcastle upon Tyne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Stansted to Newcastle upon Tyne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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