How to get from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

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from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Our recommendation
bus

To get from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne on 14 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:50Birmingham6h15 14:05Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
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£261One-way
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17:15Birmingham6h20 23:35Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
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£241One-way
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11:15Birmingham6h15 17:30Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
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£301One-way
18:00Birmingham, Coach Station5h55 23:55Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£281One-way
13:20Birmingham6h15 19:35Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
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£331One-way

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance172 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £137
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 5 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £137 • 3 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Travel 172 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne, which costs on average £14.

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

A coach is about £8 less than a flight, which costs on average £22 for this trip.

A coach is generally £123 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £137 from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne.

The fastest way to get to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 13 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 5 h 55 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne is around 172 miles.

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

  • 3 coaches a day.
  • 15 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne:

  • Coaches from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne most often leave from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
  • Flights most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham International Airport and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne at Newcastle Airport.

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

  • Travel with Megabus to go to Newcastle upon Tyne by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets on Omio for £14.
  • Cross Country can get you to Newcastle upon Tyne by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne for £137 on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne often also extend their holiday to go to London, Edinburgh or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Newcastle upon Tyne and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £14 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £22 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £137 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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