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

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Train  •  4 h 42 min

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

$44 - $133

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Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$30 - $41

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to New Cumnock, Polquheys Road 43 / ...
  2. Take the train from New Cumnock to Newcastle

$41 - $58

Bus, train via Carlisle  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to New Cumnock, Polquheys Road 43 / ...
  2. Take the train from New Cumnock to Carlisle
  3. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Eldon Square Bus Station 685

$36 - $49

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne 146.3 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ayr station to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Ayr, Bus Station and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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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 Central and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Ayr and Newcastle upon Tyne is 124 miles. The road distance is 146.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs £30 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Ayr, Bus Station.

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Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Ayr station.

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The best way to get from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs £30 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 124.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

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 and Edinburgh in around 4 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne via Edinburgh in around 5 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
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from New Cumnock to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from New Cumnock to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$14 - $22
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $28
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to New Cumnock, Polquheys Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach North West
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from Ayr to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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