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from Newcastle upon Tyne to London

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

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To get from Newcastle upon Tyne to London on 21 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

14:00Newcastle upon Tyne6h30 20:30London
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14:00Newcastle upon Tyne7h00 21:00London
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10:35Newcastle upon Tyne7h00 17:35London
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10:35Newcastle upon Tyne7h25 18:00London
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Sat
21 May
£81London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£222British Airways
Sun
22 May
£60London North Eastern Railway
£12National Express
£282British Airways
Mon
23 May
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£10National Express
£98British Airways
Tue
24 May
£60London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£95British Airways
Wed
25 May
£53London North Eastern Railway
£12National Express
£230British Airways
Thu
26 May
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£11Megabus
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Fri
27 May
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28 May
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Sun
29 May
£65Lumo
£11Megabus
£221British Airways
Mon
30 May
£56London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£84British Airways
Tue
31 May
£39London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£78British Airways
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1 Jun
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Thu
2 Jun
£65London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£59British Airways
Fri
3 Jun
£60London North Eastern Railway
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4 Jun
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5 Jun
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6 Jun
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Tue
7 Jun
£39London North Eastern Railway
£10National Express
£43British Airways
Wed
8 Jun
£44London North Eastern Railway
£10National Express
£63British Airways
Thu
9 Jun
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Travel Information between Newcastle upon Tyne and London

distanceDistance246 miles (397 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £80
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 6 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £65 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, British Airways or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 246 miles (397 km) between Newcastle upon Tyne and London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 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 Megabus, British Airways or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Newcastle upon Tyne to London.

Travelling from Newcastle Upon Tyne to London

It is just less than 500km between Newcastle and London. The plane is the quickest option unless a flight with stopovers is chosen. The train goes from the main Newcastle station to King's Cross, the train station at Newcastle is near the coach station. The coach service may take more than eight hours going from the Newcastle Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station.

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Quick Guide to London

Must Know: The public transport system in London is excellent, with underground, overground and a great bus network, travellers can get around easily.
Must See: There are an overwhelming amount of things to see in London, but if visiting for the first time don't miss the Houses of Parliament or Buckingham Palace.
Must Do: There are plenty of walking tours in London that explain about different points of history in the many areas of London. Also, taking a trip on the London Eye is a must.
Did you know? The only train station to have entrances on both sides of the River Thames is Blackfriars.

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Travelling from Newcastle to London

Trains

There is only one direct connection from Newcastle Upon Tyne to London which arrives at King's Cross Station. They are run by Virgin Trains and Grand Central Trains. Trains between Newcastle and London are frequent, departing twice in an hour. It takes an average of three hours and there's usually no need to change.

Plane

Various providers fly from Newcastle to London. British Airways provide a direct link between Newcastle and Heathrow but other airlines - namely Air France and Aer Lingus - have one stop. The average length of flights is six hours from door to door, but it varies among providers. In one day there are hundreds of flights.

Buses

The Newcastle coach station serves both Newscastle and Gateshead. The coach predominates at Victoria. It is run by National Express and runs 4 times a day. It takes an average of seven hours.

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FAQs

What are my travel options from Newcastle upon Tyne to London?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel between Newcastle upon Tyne and London?

The cheapest way from Newcastle upon Tyne to London is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £13 compared to other travel options to London:

A coach journey is usually £52 less than a journey to London by plane, which costs on average £65 for the same trip.

A coach is generally £66 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £80 from Newcastle upon Tyne to London.

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

The quickest way to travel from Newcastle upon Tyne to London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 6 h   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 50 min   on average.

How many miles from Newcastle upon Tyne to London would I travel?

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

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

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

  • 17 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Newcastle upon Tyne and 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 Newcastle upon Tyne to London?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Newcastle Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.

Which travel companies can get me from Newcastle upon Tyne to London?

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

  • You can go to London from Newcastle upon Tyne by coach with Megabus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £13 with Megabus from Newcastle upon Tyne to London on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to London from Newcastle upon Tyne with British Airways, and you can find British Airways Newcastle upon Tyne to London tickets for £65 on Omio.
  • You can go to London from Newcastle upon Tyne by train with London North Eastern Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for £80 with London North Eastern Railway from Newcastle upon Tyne to London on Omio.

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

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

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.
  • You can find around 17 direct trains per day and book this direct train with London North Eastern Railway.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Newcastle upon Tyne and London ends?

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

When should I book a ticket from Newcastle upon Tyne to London online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Newcastle upon Tyne to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £13 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £65 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £80 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Newcastle upon Tyne to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.