There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Gretna Green by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$27 - $40

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Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport, Newcastle Airport Ponteland Road (Outside Airport) to Eldon Square Bus Station X78 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) 685
  3. Take the bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters (opposite Pizza Express) to Gretna, Central Avenue 79 / ...

$22 - $31

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Gretna Green 68 miles

$14 - $22

Towncar  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take a town car from Newcastle Airport to Gretna Green 68 miles

$150 - $220

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Gretna Green. However, there are services departing from Airport, Newcastle Airport Ponteland Road (Outside Airport) and arriving at Gretna, Central Avenue via Eldon Square Bus Station and Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters (opposite Pizza Express). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle Airport (NCL) station to Gretna Green. However, there are services departing from Airport, Newcastle Airport (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Newcastle International Airport) and arriving at Gretna Green via Newcastle and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Newcastle Airport (NCL) and Gretna Green is 54 miles. The road distance is 68 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Gretna Green without a car is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Gretna Green, including transfers.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Gretna Green bus services, operated by Stagecoach North East, depart from Airport, Newcastle Airport Ponteland Road (Outside Airport) station.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Gretna Green train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Gretna Green is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 30 min.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Gretna Green bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumberland, arrive at Gretna, Central Avenue station.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Gretna Green train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Carlisle station.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Gretna Green.
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  • Distance: 54.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

What companies run services between Newcastle Airport (NCL), England and Gretna Green, Scotland?

Northern Rail operates a train from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Gretna Green hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Gretna Green via Eldon Square Bus Station, Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station), and Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters (opposite Pizza Express) in around 4 h 30 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Airport, Newcastle Airport Ponteland Road (Outside Airport) to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumberland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters (opposite Pizza Express) to Gretna, Central Avenue
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters (opposite Pizza Express) to Gretna, Central Avenue
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters (opposite Pizza Express) to Gretna, Central Avenue
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Newcastle Airport to Gretna Green
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Gretna Green is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Gretna Green.

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