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There are 7 ways to get from Glasgow to Middlesbrough by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Darlington

£38 - £268

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Bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Middlesbrough National Express

£13 - £17

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Train via Newcastle upon Tyne  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Middlesbrough

£45 - £252

Night train, train  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Middlesbrough

£59 - £74

Drive  •  3h 13m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Middlesbrough 190.5 miles

£28 - £45

Fly to Durham  •  7h 7m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Durham (MME) GLA - MME

£70 - £303

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  8h 15m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Newcastle (NCL) GLA - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Darlington

£65 - £337

Glasgow to Middlesbrough by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Middlesbrough is around 4h 32m and covers a distance of around 221 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3h 35m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Caledonian Sleeper, LNER and others, the Glasgow to Middlesbrough train service departs from Glasgow Queen Street and arrives in Middlesbrough. Typically 151 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 32m
Fastest train time:
3h 35m
Trains per week:
151
Cheapest price:
£38
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:16
Last train departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Middlesbrough train schedules

Glasgow → Middlesbrough
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Middlesbrough is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Middlesbrough is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Middlesbrough. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Middlesbrough via Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Middlesbrough. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Middlesbrough via Edinburgh and Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 55m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Middlesbrough is 150 miles. The road distance is 190.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Middlesbrough without a car is to train which takes 3h 55m and costs £35 - £270.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Glasgow to Middlesbrough, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow to Middlesbrough train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Middlesbrough is to train which takes 3h 55m and costs £35 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 6h 30m, you could also fly, which costs £70 - £310 and takes 7h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Middlesbrough.
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  • Distance: 149.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Middlesbrough via Edinburgh and Darlington in around 3h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Middlesbrough via Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard in around 6h 30m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Durham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £340
Flights from Glasgow to Durham via Kirkwall, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £550
Flights from Glasgow to Durham via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£250 - £800
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Exeter
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£260 - £800
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Kirkwall, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£200 - £650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Durham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £310
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £360
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Kirkwall, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£200 - £650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£50 - £200
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £230
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £600
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£130 - £650
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£38 - £42
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£38 - £42
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£170 - £200
Sleeper Berth Classic
£55 - £75
Night train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£40 - £45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£40 - £45
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£190 - £210
Sleeper Berth Classic
£90 - £120
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Darlington
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £180
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£21 - £29
Anytime Day Single
£80 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£120 - £180
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £90
Anytime Day 1st Class
£140 - £210
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £180
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £24
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£18 - £23
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £30
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Durham Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow to Middlesbrough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Middlesbrough station.

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Glasgow to Middlesbrough train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Darlington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Middlesbrough is 191 miles. It takes approximately 3h 13m to drive from Glasgow to Middlesbrough.

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British Airways, KLM and Loganair offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Durham Airport.

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