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There are 3 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Barnard Castle by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Gateshead Interchange to Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A B66

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Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newcastle upon Tyne to Barnard Castle 42.3 miles

£85 - £110

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Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Barnard Castle 42.3 miles

£6 - £10

Newcastle upon Tyne to Barnard Castle by bus

The bus journey time between Newcastle upon Tyne and Barnard Castle is around 1h 47m and covers a distance of around 46 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 47m. Operated by Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd, the Newcastle upon Tyne to Barnard Castle bus service departs from Gateshead Interchange and arrives in Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Barnard Castle bus schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Barnard Castle is to drive, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Barnard Castle is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gateshead Interchange and arriving at Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 47m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Barnard Castle is 32 miles. The road distance is 42.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Barnard Castle without a car is to bus which takes 1h 47m and costs .

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The bus from Gateshead Interchange to Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A takes 1h 47m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Barnard Castle bus services, operated by Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd, depart from Gateshead Interchange station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Barnard Castle bus services, operated by Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd, arrive at Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Barnard Castle is 42 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Barnard Castle.

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  • Distance: 32.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 47m

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Barnard Castle, England?

Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd operates a bus from Gateshead Interchange to Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A twice a week, and the journey takes 1h 47m.

Bus operators
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Gateshead Interchange to Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Other operators
Taxi from Newcastle upon Tyne to Barnard Castle
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
£85 - £110
Smart Cabs
Phone
+44 191 486 2005
Website
smart-cabs.com
Noda Taxis
Phone
+44 191 222 1888
Website
noda-taxis.co.uk
Newcastle Taxis
Phone
+44 191 232 3232
Website
newcastle-taxis.com
Fenham Taxis
Phone
+44 191 272 2722
ABC Taxis
Phone
+44 191 232 3636
Website
abctaxisnewcastle.co.uk

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