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from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne on 19 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:21Edinburgh Waverley1h31 11:52Newcastle
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£191One-way
Cheapest
11:15Edinburgh, Elder Street2h40 13:55Newcastle upon Tyne
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£111One-way
Other options
08:45Edinburgh2h45 11:30Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£121One-way
10:00Edinburgh Waverley1h26 11:26Newcastle
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£231One-way
08:30Edinburgh Waverley1h26 09:56Newcastle
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£271One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Mon
18 Oct
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£12Megabus
Tue
19 Oct
£27Cross Country
£11Megabus
Wed
20 Oct
£27Cross Country
£6Megabus
Thu
21 Oct
£27Cross Country
£6Megabus
Fri
22 Oct
£25London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sat
23 Oct
£24London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sun
24 Oct
£12First Transpennine Express
£6Megabus
Mon
25 Oct
£25London North Eastern Railway
£12Megabus
Tue
26 Oct
£25London North Eastern Railway
£12Megabus
Wed
27 Oct
£25London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Thu
28 Oct
£25London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£25London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sat
30 Oct
£14London North Eastern Railway
£8Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£19London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Mon
1 Nov
£25London North Eastern Railway
£10National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£24London North Eastern Railway
£10National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£23London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Thu
4 Nov
£69Cross Country
£6Megabus
Fri
5 Nov
£25London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sat
6 Nov
£14London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sun
7 Nov
£19London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus

Travel Information between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £23
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £23 • 1 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 91 miles (147 km) from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Travel from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne.
FAQs
How do I go from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

How do I get from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne. Tickets for a coach cost on average £6.

This is compared to other travel options to Newcastle upon Tyne:

A coach is about £17 less than a train, which costs on average £23 for this route.

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

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 24 min.

Other travel options to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Newcastle upon Tyne by coach can take on average 2 h 30 min.

How many miles are between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne

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

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

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

  • 25 trains a day.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Megabus can get you to Newcastle upon Tyne by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Megabus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne for £6 on Omio.
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Newcastle upon Tyne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets on Omio for £23.
Is there a way to travel directly from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • You can find a direct coach to Newcastle upon Tyne with National Express or Megabus.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Newcastle upon Tyne tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Newcastle upon Tyne and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £6 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £23 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh 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.