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

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Train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Newcastle

$30 - $120

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station G92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$30 - $40

3 alternative options

Train via Edinburgh  •  3 h 18 min

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

$42 - $156

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne 166.7 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  4 h 37 min

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

$131 - $382

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

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The quickest way to get from Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which costs £25 - £95 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dundee and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Dundee and Newcastle upon Tyne is 117 miles. The road distance is 166.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 2 h 49 min and costs £25 - £95.

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The train from Dundee to Newcastle takes 2 h 49 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Dundee City Centre, Bus Station.

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Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by LNER, depart from Dundee station.

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The best way to get from Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 2 h 49 min and costs £25 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 5 h.

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Map of how to get from Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 116.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

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

LNER operates a train from Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min. CrossCountry also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne via Edinburgh, Bus Station 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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $90
Train from Dundee to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$16 - $25
1st Class
$30 - $45
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
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$30 - $50
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$80 - $120
Train from Dundee to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
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
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
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 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $26
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Dundee to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$190
Sleeper Seat
$19 - $27
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$190
Sleeper Seat
$20 - $29
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne is 167 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from Dundee to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Flybe offers flights from Aberdeen Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 629+ hotels available in Newcastle upon Tyne. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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