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from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

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

Our recommendation

To get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh on 4 Dec we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:20Newcastle upon Tyne2h40 19:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£111One-way
Cheapest
04:50Newcastle upon Tyne2h30 07:20Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£61One-way
Other options
17:35Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station2h45 20:20Edinburgh
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£141One-way
14:56Newcastle1h30 16:26Edinburgh Waverley
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£211One-way
15:45Newcastle1h25 17:10Edinburgh Waverley
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£231One-way

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Fri
3 Dec
£37First Transpennine Express
£10Flixbus
Sat
4 Dec
£40London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sun
5 Dec
£35London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Mon
6 Dec
£32London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Tue
7 Dec
£23London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Wed
8 Dec
£24London North Eastern Railway
£12Megabus
Thu
9 Dec
£24London North Eastern Railway
£12Megabus
Fri
10 Dec
£27London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sat
11 Dec
£23London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sun
12 Dec
£24London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Mon
13 Dec
£23London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Tue
14 Dec
£21London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Wed
15 Dec
£19London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
Thu
16 Dec
£21London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
Fri
17 Dec
£27Cross Country
£6Megabus
Sat
18 Dec
£23London North Eastern Railway
£8Megabus
Sun
19 Dec
£19London North Eastern Railway
£8Megabus
Mon
20 Dec
£23London North Eastern Railway
£8Megabus
Tue
21 Dec
£19London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Wed
22 Dec
£19London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
Thu
23 Dec
£19London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus

Travel Information between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £27
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £27 • 1 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Travel 91 miles (147 km) by coach or train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 28 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 Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?

You can travel from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh 2 different ways: coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £6 compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is £20 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh costing on average £27.

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

The fastest way from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 28 min.

Other travel options from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 30 min.

What is the distance from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?

The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh is around 91 miles (147 km).

How many services a day are there from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?

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

  • 25 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Newcastle upon Tyne and in Edinburgh?

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Newcastle upon Tyne at Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Elder Street.
Which travel operators can get me from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can travel by coach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh with Megabus, and you can find Megabus Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh tickets for £6 on Omio.
  • You can travel to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £27 with Cross Country from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh.
Can I find a direct route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can find direct coaches to take to Edinburgh with National Express or Megabus.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Edinburgh tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh ends?
Many of our customers travelling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh don't make Edinburgh their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Glasgow or Manchester, either of which you could add to your Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Edinburgh to any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £6 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £27 one way on average.

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

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