There are 5 ways to get from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$55 - $137

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Newcastle Upon Tyne National Express

$25 - $32

3 alternative options

Line 42 bus, train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 42 bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Auchinleck, Well Road 42 / ...
  2. Take the train from Auchinleck to Newcastle

$45 - $60

Bus via Carlisle  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr to Carlisle National Express
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station) 685

$27 - $41

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne 146.3 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Ayr, Scotland and Newcastle upon Tyne, England?

You can take a train from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne via Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street, and Edinburgh in around 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Train from Auchinleck to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Auchinleck, Well Road
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Newcastle Upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ayr to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The distance between Ayr and Newcastle upon Tyne is 199 km. The road distance is 234 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The cheapest way to get from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £17 - £24 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which takes 2 h 50 min and costs £22 - £35.

Is there a direct train between Ayr and Newcastle upon Tyne?

No, there is no direct train from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Ayr and arriving at Newcastle via Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

Is there a direct bus between Ayr and Newcastle upon Tyne?

No, there is no direct bus from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) and arriving at Newcastle Upon Tyne via Fenwick, Glaister Bridge (A719) and Glasgow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 11 min.

How long does it take to get from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne?

It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.