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from London to Newcastle upon Tyne

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

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To get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne on 28 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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18:20London6h50 01:10Newcastle upon Tyne
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Sat
28 May
£88London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£160British Airways
Sun
29 May
£56London North Eastern Railway
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Mon
30 May
£81London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£116British Airways
Tue
31 May
£61Grand Central Trains
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Wed
1 Jun
£65Lumo
£11Megabus
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Thu
2 Jun
£55Grand Central Trains
£11Megabus
£117British Airways
Fri
3 Jun
£50London North Eastern Railway
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Sat
4 Jun
£39London North Eastern Railway
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Sun
5 Jun
£73London North Eastern Railway
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£200British Airways
Mon
6 Jun
£55Grand Central Trains
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Tue
7 Jun
£44Grand Central Trains
£8National Express
£86British Airways
Wed
8 Jun
£55Grand Central Trains
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Thu
9 Jun
£55Grand Central Trains
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Fri
10 Jun
£55Grand Central Trains
£10National Express
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Sat
11 Jun
£34London North Eastern Railway
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Sun
12 Jun
£44London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£85British Airways
Mon
13 Jun
£44London North Eastern Railway
£7Flixbus
£57British Airways
Tue
14 Jun
£33London North Eastern Railway
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Wed
15 Jun
£55Grand Central Trains
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16 Jun
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Travel Information from London to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance246 miles (397 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £350
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 5 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £350 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, British Airways or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 246 miles (397 km) to Newcastle upon Tyne from London. 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 £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus, British Airways or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach 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.

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

What are my London to Newcastle upon Tyne travel options?

There are 3 ways to travel between London and Newcastle upon Tyne including taking a coach, flight or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Newcastle upon Tyne. Tickets for a coach cost on average £22.

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

A coach is £329 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from London to Newcastle upon Tyne costing on average £350.

A coach is £58 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from London to Newcastle upon Tyne costing on average £80.

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

The fastest way from London to Newcastle upon Tyne is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options between London and Newcastle upon Tyne can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 50 min   of travel time.

How far is Newcastle upon Tyne from London?

The distance between London and Newcastle upon Tyne is around 246 miles (397 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from London to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • 17 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • Flights mostly leave from London Heathrow Airport and tend to arrive in Newcastle Airport.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get 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:

  • Megabus can get you to Newcastle upon Tyne by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Megabus from London to Newcastle upon Tyne for £22 on Omio.
  • Travel with British Airways for flights to Newcastle upon Tyne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for British Airways London to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets on Omio for £350.
  • 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 £80.

Can I find a direct route between London and Newcastle upon Tyne?

Yes, there are direct services available to Newcastle upon Tyne from London with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus with direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find 17 direct trains per day with London North Eastern Railway.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Newcastle upon Tyne as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Newcastle upon Tyne.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Newcastle upon Tyne?

Omio customers who travel from London to Newcastle upon Tyne often also extend their holiday to go to Edinburgh, Glasgow or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Newcastle upon Tyne and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Newcastle upon Tyne from London online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £22 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £350 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £80 one way.

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