How to get from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

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from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

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

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

09:11Edinburgh Waverley1h38 10:49Newcastle
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£221One-way
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08:45Edinburgh2h45 11:30Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£171One-way
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09:30Edinburgh Waverley1h25 10:55Newcastle
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£331One-way
09:00Edinburgh Waverley1h24 10:24Newcastle
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£361One-way
08:00Edinburgh Waverley1h27 09:27Newcastle
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£361One-way

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance91 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £12
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 2 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £12 • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Lumo

Travel 91 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 22 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 route are Megabus or Lumo among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne. Tickets for a coach cost on average £11.

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

A coach journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, which costs on average £12 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh is by train, which takes on average 1 h 22 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 35 min   on average.

The distance between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne is around 91 miles.

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

  • Around 3 coaches per day.
  • 45 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh 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 when travelling from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.

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 £11 on Omio.
  • Travel with Lumo to go to Newcastle upon Tyne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lumo Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets on Omio for £12.

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

  • You can check for a direct coach to Newcastle upon Tyne with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus with 3 direct coaches per day.
  • You can find 45 direct trains per day to Newcastle upon Tyne with Transpennine Express, Cross Country, Lumo 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 buy tickets for this journey.

Omio customers who travel from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne often also extend their holiday to go to London, Glasgow or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Newcastle upon Tyne and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £11 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £12 one way.

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

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