There are 6 ways to get from Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, car or plane

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 2 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Newcastle

$35 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) G92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle Upon Tyne National Express

$31 - $43

4 alternative options

Train via Edinburgh  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$44 - $166

Bus, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Edinburgh, George Street (St Andrew Church) X54
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$36 - $114

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne 166.7 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Aberdeen
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Newcastle (NCL) ABZ - NCL

$135 - $391

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne twice daily. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 2 min. Virgin Trains East Coast also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne via Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) and Edinburgh in around 5 h.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,400
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Dundee to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Dundee to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $95
Train from Dundee to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$17 - $27
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $55
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $28
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Edinburgh, George Street (St Andrew Church)
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dundee and Newcastle upon Tyne is 187 km. The road distance is 267 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 5 h.

The quickest way to get from Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs £25 - £95.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dundee and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Newcastle Upon Tyne via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

The train from Dundee to Newcastle takes 3 h 2 min including transfers and departs five times a day.