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from London to Newcastle upon Tyne

How to get to Newcastle upon Tyne from London by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from London to Newcastle upon Tyne is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Megabus
10:056h15
London
16:20Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
£181One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Megabus
07:357h15
London
14:50Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
£141One-way
0 changes
Fastest
British Airways
07:101h10
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
08:20Newcastle Airport (NCL)
£1791One-way
0 changes
Other options
London North Eastern Railway
10:002h52
London Kings Cross (KGX)
12:52Newcastle (NCL)
£1011One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:303h05
London Kings Cross (KGX)
12:35Newcastle (NCL)
£1011One-way
0 changes
Grand Central Trains
08:273h02
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:29Newcastle (NCL)
£981One-way
1 change
Megabus
09:306h50
London, Victoria Coach Station
16:20Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
£181One-way
0 changes
Megabus
07:007h50
London, Victoria Coach Station
14:50Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
£141One-way
0 changes
National Express
09:007h55
London, Victoria Coach Station
16:55Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
£181One-way
0 changes
British Airways
09:151h15
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
10:30Newcastle Airport (NCL)
£5801One-way
0 changes
British Airways
20:451h10
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
21:55Newcastle Airport (NCL)
£5801One-way
0 changes
British Airways
21:151h10
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
22:25Newcastle Airport (NCL)
£5801One-way
0 changes

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Travel Information to Newcastle upon Tyne from London

distanceDistance246 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, train or flight
priceTicket price range£13 - £52
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 5 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £52 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, British Airways or East Coast

Take a coach, train or flight to travel 246 miles from London to Newcastle upon Tyne. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus, British Airways or East Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train 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.

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National Express, FlixBus and CrossCountry will get you between London and Newcastle upon Tyne at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Grand Central Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the North East of England, Yorkshire and the East Midlands. Grand Central Trains offers a range of services, including express, semi-fast and stopping services. Express services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to three hours. Semi-fast services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to four hours. Stopping services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to five hours. Grand Central Trains offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Standard tickets are the most economical option, while First Class tickets offer more comfort and space. Advance tickets are available for purchase up to 12 weeks in advance and offer the best value for money. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Grand Central Trains are London to Bradford, London to Sunderland, London to York and London to Wakefield.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Known as a full-service global airline, BA offers low fares year-round to destinations around the globe and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. BA is also the second largest airline based in the UK in terms of its fleet size and number of passengers carried.

        FAQs: London to Newcastle upon Tyne

        FAQs: 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

        There are 3 ways to get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne: coach, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne from London is a coach with an average price of £13.

        This is compared to other travel options from London to Newcastle upon Tyne:

        Taking a coach costs £39 less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of £52.

        Taking a coach costs £21 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of £33.

        The quickest way to travel between London and Newcastle upon Tyne is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Coach takes 5 h 50 min on average.

        Getting to Newcastle upon Tyne by train takes 2 h 36 min on average.

        Newcastle upon Tyne is approximately 246 miles away from London.

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

        • 12 coaches per day.
        • 25 trains a day.

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

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

        • Coaches mostly depart from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
        • Flights mostly leave from London Gatwick Airport and tend to arrive in Newcastle Airport.

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

        • You can travel by coach between London and Newcastle upon Tyne with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus, and you can find Megabus London to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets for £13 on Omio.
        • You can take a flight from London to Newcastle upon Tyne with British Airways, Flybe or Azul. Cheap tickets can be found for £52 with British Airways from London to Newcastle upon Tyne.
        • You can travel between London and Newcastle upon Tyne by train with East Coast, Lumo, Grand Central Trains, First Hull Trains, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Arriva Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £33 with East Coast from London to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

        • You can check for a direct coach to Newcastle upon Tyne with Megabus or FlixBus with 10 direct coaches per day.
        • You can find 22 direct trains per day to take to Newcastle upon Tyne with East Coast.

        Direct services to Newcastle upon Tyne tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

        Looking to extend your trip from London to Newcastle upon Tyne? Many Omio customers who go from London to Newcastle upon Tyne usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Edinburgh, Manchester, Glasgow or Leeds. If you're looking to explore Edinburgh, Manchester, Glasgow or Leeds from Newcastle upon Tyne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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