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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 20 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:42Newcastle1h26 10:08Edinburgh Waverley
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£221One-way
Cheapest
16:20Newcastle upon Tyne2h40 19:00Edinburgh, Elder Street
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£111One-way
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09:19Newcastle1h42 11:01Edinburgh Waverley
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£231One-way
09:33Newcastle1h33 11:06Edinburgh Waverley
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£241One-way
09:46Newcastle1h26 11:12Edinburgh Waverley
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£251One-way

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Fri
20 May
£22Lumo
£11Megabus
Sat
21 May
£21Transpennine Express
£10Megabus
Sun
22 May
£18London North Eastern Railway
£10Flixbus
Mon
23 May
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£10Megabus
Tue
24 May
£17Transpennine Express
£9Flixbus
Wed
25 May
£17Transpennine Express
£11Megabus
Thu
26 May
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£11Megabus
Fri
27 May
£21Transpennine Express
£10Flixbus
Sat
28 May
£16London North Eastern Railway
£10Megabus
Sun
29 May
£16London North Eastern Railway
£10Flixbus
Mon
30 May
£22Lumo
£10Megabus
Tue
31 May
£17Transpennine Express
£9Flixbus
Wed
1 Jun
£22Lumo
£11Megabus
Thu
2 Jun
£16Transpennine Express
£11Megabus
Fri
3 Jun
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£10Megabus
Sat
4 Jun
£15London North Eastern Railway
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Sun
5 Jun
£19London North Eastern Railway
£9Flixbus
Mon
6 Jun
£16London North Eastern Railway
£10Megabus
Tue
7 Jun
£10Transpennine Express
£10Flixbus
Wed
8 Jun
£15Transpennine Express
£9Flixbus

Travel Information to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £26
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £26 • 1 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 91 miles (147 km) to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 23 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 trip are Megabus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh.

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FAQs

How do I travel from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh. You can take a coach or train.

How do I get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh. Tickets for a coach cost on average £6.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is about £20 less than a train, which costs on average £26 for this route.

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 23 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 30 min   of travel time.

How far is Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day 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 from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh, where do I depart from Newcastle upon Tyne and where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Which travel companies 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 go to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne by coach with Megabus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £6 with Megabus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can go to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne by train with London North Eastern Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for £26 with London North Eastern Railway from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh on Omio.

Is there a direct service between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh?

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Edinburgh with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.
  • You'll find direct train services to Edinburgh with First Transpennine Express, East Coast Trains or London North Eastern Railway with around 25 direct trains every day.

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 buy tickets for this trip.

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

Your journey from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

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

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

  • Coach tickets cost £6 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £26 one way on average.

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