Travel options
from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham

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

Our recommendation

To get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham on 30 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station6h00 14:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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£221One-way
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23:50Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station6h55 06:45Birmingham, Coach Station
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£181One-way
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07:40Newcastle upon Tyne6h25 14:05Birmingham
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£221One-way
15:30Newcastle upon Tyne6h15 21:45Birmingham
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£221One-way
09:25Newcastle upon Tyne6h15 15:40Birmingham
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£261One-way

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Sun
30 Jan
£138Cross Country
£10Flixbus
Mon
31 Jan
£66Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Tue
1 Feb
£53Cross Country
£14Megabus
Wed
2 Feb
£53Cross Country
£14National Express
Thu
3 Feb
£136Cross Country
£10National Express
Fri
4 Feb
£67Cross Country
£14National Express
Sat
5 Feb
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£9Flixbus
Sun
6 Feb
£137Avanti West Coast
£12Flixbus
Mon
7 Feb
£66Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Tue
8 Feb
£53Cross Country
£14Megabus
Wed
9 Feb
£53Cross Country
£14Megabus
Thu
10 Feb
£53Cross Country
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Fri
11 Feb
£67Cross Country
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Sat
12 Feb
£68Cross Country
£16Flixbus
Sun
13 Feb
£68Cross Country
£12National Express
Thu
17 Feb
£136Cross Country
£10National Express
Fri
18 Feb
£67Cross Country
£12National Express

Travel Information from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham

distanceDistance172 miles (277 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £135
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 6 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £135 • 2 h 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Travel 172 miles (277 km) by coach or train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham.

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FAQs

What are my Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham travel options?

There are 2 ways to travel from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham including taking a coach or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham. Tickets for a coach cost on average £14.

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach journey is usually £121 less than a journey to Birmingham by train, which costs on average £135 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham?

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Newcastle upon Tyne is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 52 min.

There are alternative travel options to Birmingham that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 6 h.

How far is it from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham?

The Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham distance is approximately 172 miles (277 km).

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

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

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham?

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and tend to arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Who can get me from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham?

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

  • You can go to Birmingham from Newcastle upon Tyne by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £14 with Flixbus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham on Omio.
  • You can travel to Birmingham from Newcastle upon Tyne by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £135 with Cross Country from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham.

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

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

How far in advance should I buy tickets between Newcastle upon Tyne and Birmingham online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £14 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £135 one way on average.

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