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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Newtown St Boswells by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3h

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

£20 - £67

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station 900 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Newtown St Boswells, Council Headquarters 51

£11 - £22

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Newtown St Boswells, Dryburgh Arms 51

£17 - £50

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Newtown St Boswells 82.5 miles

£12 - £19

Glasgow to Newtown St Boswells by train and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Newtown St Boswells is around 3h 26m and covers a distance of around 88 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 31m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Caledonian Sleeper, Borders Buses and others, the Glasgow to Newtown St Boswells service departs from Glasgow Queen Street and arrives in Newtown St Boswells, Council Headquarters. Typically 120 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 26m
Fastest journey time:
2h 31m
Services per week:
120
Cheapest price:
£20
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Newtown St Boswells train and bus schedules

Departing Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Glasgow → Newtown St Boswells
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The most affordable way to get from Glasgow to Newtown St Boswells is to drive, which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Newtown St Boswells is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Newtown St Boswells. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Newtown St Boswells, Council Headquarters via Edinburgh, Waterloo Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 9m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Newtown St Boswells is 65 miles. The road distance is 82.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Newtown St Boswells without a car is to train which takes 3h and costs £19 - £70.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Glasgow to Newtown St Boswells, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Newtown St Boswells bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Newtown St Boswells is to train which takes 3h and costs £19 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £23 and takes 4h 9m.

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Glasgow to Newtown St Boswells bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Newtown St Boswells, Council Headquarters station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Newtown St Boswells is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Glasgow to Newtown St Boswells.

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  • Distance: 65.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Newtown St Boswells, Scotland?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Newtown St Boswells via Edinburgh, Tweedbank, and Tweedbank Station in around 3h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Newtown St Boswells via Edinburgh, Bus Station and Edinburgh, Waterloo Place in around 4h 9m.

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
Train from Edinburgh to Tweedbank
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £22
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £22
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Newtown St Boswells, Dryburgh Arms
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
Borders Buses
Bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Newtown St Boswells, Council Headquarters
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
Borders Buses
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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