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from London to Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne on 29 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:55London6h25 16:20Newcastle upon Tyne
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£171One-way
Cheapest
22:25London6h25 04:50Newcastle upon Tyne
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£131One-way
Other options
08:30London7h35 16:05Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£261One-way
09:00London8h10 17:10Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£221One-way
07:30London7h50 15:20Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£221One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Thu
28 Oct
£143London North Eastern Railway
£21Flixbus
£230British Airways
Fri
29 Oct
£81London North Eastern Railway
£12Megabus
£230British Airways
Sat
30 Oct
£81London North Eastern Railway
£12Megabus
£143British Airways
Sun
31 Oct
£60London North Eastern Railway
£12Megabus
£55British Airways
Mon
1 Nov
£81London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express
£143British Airways
Tue
2 Nov
£81London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£149British Airways
Wed
3 Nov
£81London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£143British Airways
Thu
4 Nov
£81London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£135British Airways
Fri
5 Nov
£66London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£155British Airways
Sat
6 Nov
£44London North Eastern Railway
£8Flixbus
£81British Airways
Sun
7 Nov
£50London North Eastern Railway
£7Flixbus
£55British Airways
Mon
8 Nov
£65Grand Central Trains
£7Flixbus
£91British Airways
Tue
9 Nov
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£9National Express
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Wed
10 Nov
£50London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£85British Airways
Thu
11 Nov
£81London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£85British Airways
Fri
12 Nov
£60London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£94British Airways
Sat
13 Nov
£50London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£66British Airways
Sun
14 Nov
£44London North Eastern Railway
£8Flixbus
£63British Airways
Mon
15 Nov
£50London North Eastern Railway
£8Flixbus
£99British Airways
Tue
16 Nov
£44London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£77British Airways
Wed
17 Nov
£50London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
£77British Airways

Travel Information between London and Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance246 miles (397 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £145
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 6 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £145 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways, Megabus or London North Eastern Railway

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 246 miles (397 km) between London and 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 £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are British Airways, Megabus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from London to Newcastle upon Tyne.

General Information about the journey from London to Newcastle

Newcastle and London are about 400 kilometres apart, so it is possible to fly, catch the train or take a coach if you need to reach the north-east's largest city. Trains depart from London Kings Cross, buses depart from London Victoria Coach Station, while you can fly from Stansted or Heathrow. The fastest journey time is about 1 hour (in the air), but express trains can work out almost as fast.

Buses from London to Newcastle>

All coaches between Newcastle and London will depart from London Victoria Coach Station. National Express route 425 travels from London Victoria to Newcastle Coach Station via Golders Green, while the firm's 591 service makes the same journey via Heathrow Airport. Services are also provided by Megabus, whose buses arrive at John Dobson Street in Newcastle City Centre, and offer one bus per day.

Trains from London to Newcastle

If you want to catch a train to Newcastle, all services will depart from London Kings Cross, starting early in the morning just after 6 a.m. Virgin Trains offer an express service with no changes, which will take about 3 hours to complete the journey. The fastest trains are those that are travelling on to Edinburgh, and there can be a half an hour time difference, so check schedules if you are in a hurry. All trains arrive at Newcastle Railway Station.

Flights from London to Newcastle

Flights between Newcastle and London are operated by British Airways and Flybe, and expect the journey to last for just over an hour. 2 Flybe services per day depart from Stansted, while 6 daily British Airways flights depart from London Heathrow. Newcastle Airport is well connected to the city centre via the Metro system but is slightly out of town, so the actual difference between taking a fast train and catching the plane will not always be great.

Travel Tips

Travel from London 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 London to Newcastle upon Tyne.
FAQs
How do I go from London to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

What is the cheapest way from London to Newcastle upon Tyne?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Newcastle upon Tyne, which costs on average £6.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Newcastle upon Tyne:

A coach journey is usually £139 less than a journey to Newcastle upon Tyne by plane, which costs on average £145 for the same trip.

A coach is about £49 less than a train, which costs on average £56 for this trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Newcastle upon Tyne from London 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, getting to Newcastle upon Tyne by coach can take on average 6 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Newcastle upon Tyne by train can take on average 2 h 48 min.

How many miles are between London and Newcastle upon Tyne

The London to Newcastle upon Tyne distance is approximately 246 miles (397 km).

How many services a day are there between London and Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • Around 17 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from London? Where do I arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • Most travellers catch their flight from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Newcastle Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from London, Victoria Coach Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
Which travel companies can take me from London to Newcastle upon Tyne?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London 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 London to Newcastle upon Tyne for £145 on Omio.
  • Travel with Megabus for coaches to Newcastle upon Tyne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus London to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets on Omio for £6.
  • London North Eastern Railway can take you to Newcastle upon Tyne by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for London North Eastern Railway from London to Newcastle upon Tyne for £56.
Is it possible to travel directly to Newcastle upon Tyne from London?

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

  • You can check for a direct flight to Newcastle upon Tyne with British Airways.
  • You can check for a direct coach to Newcastle upon Tyne with National Express or Megabus.

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.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Newcastle upon Tyne?
Your journey from London to Newcastle upon Tyne doesn't have to end in Newcastle upon Tyne. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like. If you’d like to add to your London to Newcastle upon Tyne trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Newcastle upon Tyne today!
When should I purchase a ticket to Newcastle upon Tyne from London online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £145 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost £6 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £56 one way on average.

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