There are 4 ways to get from Dumfries to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Newcastle

$26 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Scotland 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

$15 - $28

2 alternative options

Train Northern Rail  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle

$29 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Dumfries to Newcastle upon Tyne 89.5 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Dumfries to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £11 - £22 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dumfries to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The distance between Dumfries and Newcastle upon Tyne is 80 miles. The road distance is 89.5 miles.

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The train from Dumfries to Newcastle takes 2 h 19 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dumfries to Newcastle upon Tyne station. However, there are services departing from Dumfries, Scotland and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station) via Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dumfries and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Dumfries to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 79.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Dumfries to Newcastle upon Tyne twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dumfries to Newcastle upon Tyne via Carlisle and Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) in around 3 h 39 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumfries to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Dumfries to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Bus operators
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
$9 - $14
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
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
$8 - $12
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
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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