You can get from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus or flight.
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.
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|Distance||121 miles (195 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£13 - £48|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £13 • 6 h|
|Fastest mode||Train • £48 • 3 h 16 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus 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.
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.
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.
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.
There are 2 ways to get from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne: 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 is generally £35 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £48 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.
The distance between Liverpool and Newcastle upon Tyne is around 121 miles (195 km).
The average frequency per day from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne is:
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.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne with the following travel companies:
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.
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:
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.
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