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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

To get from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne on 26 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:20Birmingham6h05 21:25Newcastle upon Tyne
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£161One-way
Cheapest
15:20Birmingham6h05 21:25Newcastle upon Tyne
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£161One-way
Other options
13:50Birmingham6h10 20:00Newcastle upon Tyne
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£171One-way
11:00Birmingham, Coach Station6h40 17:40Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£211One-way
18:00Birmingham, Coach Station5h55 23:55Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£211One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Tue
26 Oct
£124Cross Country
£14Megabus
Wed
27 Oct
£124Cross Country
£14Megabus
Thu
28 Oct
£124Cross Country
£13Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£135Cross Country
£14Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£67Cross Country
£14Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£66Cross Country
£14Megabus
Mon
1 Nov
£66Cross Country
£12Megabus
Tue
2 Nov
£53Cross Country
£12National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£53Cross Country
£10National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£53Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£66Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£66Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
£67Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Mon
8 Nov
£66Cross Country
£8National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£53Cross Country
£8National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£53Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Fri
12 Nov
£67Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Sat
13 Nov
£67Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Sun
14 Nov
£136Cross Country
£8National Express

Travel Information from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance172 miles (277 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £66
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 5 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £66 • 3 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Travel 172 miles (277 km) by coach or train to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach 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
How do you get from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne?

There are 2 ways to get from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne, which costs on average £11.

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

A coach is £55 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne costing on average £66.

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

The fastest way to get to Newcastle upon Tyne from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 24 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Newcastle upon Tyne by coach can take on average 5 h 25 min.

How far is it from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne?

You should expect to travel around 172 miles (277 km) from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

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

  • 12 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
Who can get me from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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:

  • Flixbus can take you to Newcastle upon Tyne by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne for £11.
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Newcastle upon Tyne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets on Omio for £66.
Is there a direct service between Birmingham and Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • You can book a direct coach with National Express or Megabus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Newcastle upon Tyne as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Where should I go next after I travel from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne?
Your journey from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne doesn't have to end in Newcastle upon Tyne. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Edinburgh or Glasgow to your Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Newcastle upon Tyne today!
When should I buy a ticket from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £11 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £66 one way on average.

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