Travel options
from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne on 24 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:15Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street5h15 15:30Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
1 changes
£301One-way
Cheapest
10:15Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street5h15 15:30Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
1 changes
£301One-way
Other options
11:30Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street6h00 17:30Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
1 changes
£301One-way
07:30Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street6h45 14:15Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
1 changes
£301One-way

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Sat
23 Oct
£88First Transpennine Express
£26Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
£88First Transpennine Express
£29Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£42First Transpennine Express
£24National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£88First Transpennine Express
£18National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£88First Transpennine Express
£18National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£88First Transpennine Express
£17Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£88First Transpennine Express
£20Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£88First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£88First Transpennine Express
£19National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£37First Transpennine Express
£14National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£33First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£29First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£35First Transpennine Express
£11Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£37First Transpennine Express
£11Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£41First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£29First Transpennine Express
£13Flixbus
Mon
8 Nov
£26First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£26First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Wed
10 Nov
£30First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£30First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Fri
12 Nov
£33First Transpennine Express
£11Flixbus

Travel Information from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £48
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 6 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £48 • 3 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or First Transpennine Express

Take a coach or train to travel 121 miles (195 km) between Liverpool and Newcastle upon Tyne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 16 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne.

General Information about the journey from Liverpool to Newcastle

Journeys between the cities of Liverpool and Newcastle can take several hours, but travellers can choose between taking bus and train services. By far the fastest option is to take one of the regular trains that run each day from Liverpool Lime Street Station. This journey can take as little as 3 hours with no stops along the way, but this is not necessarily the cheapest choice of travel. Travellers may decide to take the bus instead, which offers good rates for a longer journey, with some bus services reaching Newcastle in 5 hours.

Return journeys from Newcastle to Liverpool are also available.

Buses from Liverpool to Newcastle

For travellers with extra time to spare, coaches and buses can provide a more leisurely, yet more economical way to travel between the cities. National Express runs a regular daily bus service from Liverpool Coach Station starting at 6.15 and finishing at 18.30, which reaches Newcastle in 5 to 7 hours. Some National Express services run direct and therefore achieve the faster journey time of 5 hours, while others require a change at Leeds Coach Station, making the journey up to two hours longer.

Trains from Liverpool to Newcastle

Travellers looking for the fastest travel options will find that travelling by train to Newcastle is their preferred choice of transport. Trains from Liverpool Lime Street Station to Newcastle Upon Tyne Station run regularly each day, providing plenty of choice in departure times. Early trains depart as early as 3.30 and continue to run throughout the day a couple of times per hour, with the last train typically departing in the evening at approximately 21.30. Some trains run direct to Newcastle and take 3 hours to make the journey, while other trains require a change at York and typically take 3 hours 30 minutes.

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FAQs
How do I go from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

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

The cheapest way from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £13 compared to other travel options to Newcastle upon Tyne:

A coach is generally £35 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £48 from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne.

What is the quickest way from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The quickest way to travel from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne is by train, which takes on average 3 h 16 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Newcastle upon Tyne by coach can take on average 6 h.

What is the distance from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The distance between Liverpool and Newcastle upon Tyne is around 121 miles (195 km).

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

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

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

When going from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne, where do I depart from Liverpool and where do I arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Liverpool, Liverpool One and tend to arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
Which travel companies can get me from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • You can travel between Liverpool and Newcastle upon Tyne by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £13 with Flixbus from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne.
  • You can travel by train to Newcastle upon Tyne from Liverpool with First Transpennine Express, and you can find First Transpennine Express Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets for £48 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Newcastle upon Tyne with.

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 purchase tickets for this route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Liverpool and Newcastle upon Tyne ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne? Many Omio customers who go from Liverpool 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 buy Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Liverpool and Newcastle upon Tyne, 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 £13 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £48 one way.

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