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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Matfen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Carlisle  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Hexham

£31 - £161

4 alternative options

Train  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Hexham

£34 - £100

Bus  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Carlisle National Express
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Hexham, Bus Station 685

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Matfen 141.4 miles

£21 - £35

Train, fly  •  5h 24m

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

£153 - £336

Glasgow to Matfen by train and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Matfen is around 2h 54m and covers a distance of around 151 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 54m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service, First ScotRail Service and others, the Glasgow to Matfen service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Matfen, Black Bull. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 54m
Fastest journey time:
2h 54m
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
£54
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:28
Last service departs at:
04:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Matfen train and bus schedules

Glasgow → Matfen
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Matfen is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Matfen is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Matfen. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Matfen, Black Bull via Carlisle, Bus Station and Hexham, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 36m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Matfen is 107 miles. The road distance is 141.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Matfen without a car is to train via Carlisle which takes 3h 51m and costs £30 - £170.

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It takes approximately 3h 51m to get from Glasgow to Matfen, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Matfen bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Matfen is to train via Carlisle which takes 3h 51m and costs £30 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Glasgow to Matfen bus services, operated by Stagecoach North West, arrive at Hexham, Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Matfen.
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  • Distance: 107.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 51m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Matfen, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Matfen via Carlisle, Hexham, and Hexham, Railway Station in around 3h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Matfen via Carlisle, Bus Station and Hexham, Bus Station in around 5h 36m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Aberdeen to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £400
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
Train from Carlisle to Hexham
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £25
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £25
Train from Glasgow Central to Hexham
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
Bus operators
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 Glasgow to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Hexham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Stagecoach North West

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Matfen is 141 miles. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Glasgow to Matfen.

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Loganair offers flights from Aberdeen Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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