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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Stadium of Light by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 43m

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

£28 - £272

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 32m

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

£9 - £60

3 alternative options

Night bus  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the night bus from Glasgow to Sunderland Interchange Ukn10

£12 - £16

Drive  •  2h 53m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Stadium of Light 165.4 miles

£25 - £40

Fly  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Newcastle (NCL) GLA - NCL

£34 - £161

Glasgow to Stadium of Light by train and walk

The journey time between Glasgow and Stadium of Light is around 3h 40m and covers a distance of around 184 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 46m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Caledonian Sleeper, LNER and others, the Glasgow to Stadium of Light service departs from Glasgow Queen Street and arrives in Stadium of Light. Typically 107 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 40m
Fastest journey time:
2h 46m
Journey distance:
184 miles
Services per week:
107
Cheapest price:
£28
Carbon emissions:
15 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 Stadium of Light train and walk schedules

Glasgow → Stadium of Light
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The cost-effective way to get from Glasgow to Stadium of Light is to night bus, which costs £12 - £16 and takes 4h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Stadium of Light is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 53m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Glasgow and arriving at Sunderland Interchange. This bus operates Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Stadium of Light. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Sunderland via Edinburgh and Newcastle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Stadium of Light is 131 miles. The road distance is 165.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Stadium of Light without a car is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs £27 - £280.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from Glasgow to Stadium of Light, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Stadium of Light bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow to Stadium of Light 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 Stadium of Light is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs £27 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £60 and takes 5h 32m, you could also fly, which costs £30 - £170 and takes 6h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Stadium of Light.
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  • Distance: 131.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 43m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Stadium of Light, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Stadium of Light via Edinburgh, Newcastle, and Sunderland in around 3h 43m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard once daily. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£60 - £230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £410
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£160 - £370
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
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
TransPennine Express Service
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
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Glasgow to Sunderland Interchange
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Newcastle Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 30m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow to Stadium of Light bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Sunderland Interchange station.

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Glasgow to Stadium of Light train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Stadium of Light is 165 miles. It takes approximately 2h 53m to drive from Glasgow to Stadium of Light.

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

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