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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 20 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:11Edinburgh Waverley1h37 10:48Newcastle
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£231One-way
Cheapest
22:40Edinburgh, Elder Street2h35 01:15Newcastle upon Tyne
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£71One-way
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11:25Edinburgh, Elder Street2h35 14:00Newcastle upon Tyne
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£131One-way
09:00Edinburgh Waverley1h24 10:24Newcastle
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£311One-way
08:00Edinburgh Waverley1h27 09:27Newcastle
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£311One-way

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Thu
20 Jan
£22East Coast Trains
£6Megabus
Fri
21 Jan
£22East Coast Trains
£6Megabus
Sat
22 Jan
£17London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sun
23 Jan
£19London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Mon
24 Jan
£22East Coast Trains
£11Megabus
Tue
25 Jan
£22East Coast Trains
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Wed
26 Jan
£22East Coast Trains
£6Megabus
Thu
27 Jan
£22East Coast Trains
£6Megabus
Fri
28 Jan
£14East Coast Trains
£6Megabus
Sat
29 Jan
£14London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sun
30 Jan
£16London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Mon
31 Jan
£22East Coast Trains
£11Megabus
Tue
1 Feb
£19London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
Wed
2 Feb
£19London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Thu
3 Feb
£21London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Fri
4 Feb
£19London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sat
5 Feb
£12London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Mon
7 Feb
£19London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
Tue
8 Feb
£14London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus

Travel Tips: 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

What are my travel options from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?

There are 2 travel options from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne: coach or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne. Tickets for a coach cost on average £8.

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

A coach is generally £24 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £31 from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

The quickest way to travel from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne is by train, which takes on average 1 h 23 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 30 min   on average.

How far is it from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The distance between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne is around 91 miles (147 km).

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

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

  • 25 trains per day.

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

When going from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, where do I depart from Edinburgh and where do I arrive 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 take me from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne:

  • You can take a coach from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne with Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for £8 with Megabus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne.
  • You can go to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh by train with London North Eastern Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for £31 with London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne on Omio.

Can I find a direct route from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Newcastle upon Tyne with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to Newcastle upon Tyne with Cross Country, East Coast Trains or London North Eastern Railway.

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 route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh?

Looking to extend your trip from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne? Many Omio customers who go from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Manchester from Newcastle upon Tyne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I purchase Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £8 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £31 one way.

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