How to get from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne

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Travel Information to Newcastle upon Tyne from Liverpool

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £50
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 4 h 32 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £50 • 3 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or First Transpennine Express

Take a coach or train to travel 121 miles (195 km) from Liverpool to 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 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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne.
FAQs

You can travel to Newcastle upon Tyne from Liverpool 2 different ways: coach or train.

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 journey is usually £37 less than a journey to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, which costs on average £50 for the same trip.

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, going by coach can take 4 h 32 min   on average.

The Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne distance is approximately 121 miles (195 km).

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

  • 16 trains per day.

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

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Liverpool at Liverpool, Liverpool One and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne at Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.

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

  • You can travel to Newcastle upon Tyne from Liverpool by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £13 with Flixbus from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne.
  • You can go to Newcastle upon Tyne from Liverpool by train with First Transpennine Express. You'll see cheap train tickets for £50 with First Transpennine Express from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne on Omio.
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.

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

  • Coach tickets cost £13 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £50 one way.

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

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