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from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne on 4 Dec we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:50Leicester6h00 07:50Newcastle upon Tyne
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£191One-way
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01:50Leicester6h00 07:50Newcastle upon Tyne
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£191One-way
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14:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station6h35 21:00Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£241One-way
12:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station5h15 17:30Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£371One-way
23:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station5h30 05:25Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£371One-way

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Sat
4 Dec
£126Cross Country
£15Flixbus
£99British Airways
Sun
5 Dec
£85London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£160British Airways
Mon
6 Dec
£127Cross Country
£11Flixbus
£267British Airways
Sat
11 Dec
£63London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£82British Airways
Sun
12 Dec
£63London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£61British Airways
Mon
13 Dec
£65Cross Country
£10National Express
£77British Airways
Tue
14 Dec
£47London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£126British Airways
Fri
17 Dec
£63London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£109British Airways
Sat
18 Dec
£126Cross Country
£14Megabus
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Mon
20 Dec
£62London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£98British Airways
Tue
21 Dec
£63London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£115British Airways
Wed
22 Dec
£63London North Eastern Railway
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Thu
23 Dec
£128Cross Country
£14Megabus
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Travel Information from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance162 miles (261 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £64
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £45 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways, Flixbus or Cross Country

Travel 162 miles (261 km) by flight, coach or train from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are British Airways, Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Travel from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne
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FAQs
What are my travel options from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne?

You can travel from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Newcastle upon Tyne from Leicester?

The cheapest way from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £8 compared to other travel options to Newcastle upon Tyne:

A coach is generally £37 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £45 from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne.

A coach is generally £56 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £64 from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

The fastest way to get to Newcastle upon Tyne from Leicester is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 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 4 h 50 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 19 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne would I travel?

Newcastle upon Tyne is approximately 162 miles (261 km) away from Leicester.

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

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

  • 25 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • British Airways can get you to Newcastle upon Tyne by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with British Airways from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne for £45 on Omio.
  • Flixbus can get you to Newcastle upon Tyne by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne for £8 on Omio.
  • Cross Country can get you to Newcastle upon Tyne by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne for £64 on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne?
Looking to extend your trip from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne? Many Omio customers who go from Leicester to Newcastle upon Tyne usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Edinburgh or Glasgow from Newcastle upon Tyne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase tickets to Newcastle upon Tyne from Leicester online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Leicester 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 plane ticket for this journey is on average £45 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £8 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £64 one way.

But we recommend booking Leicester 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.