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There are 5 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Stirling

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Edinburgh, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station

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Night train

  1. Take the night train from Newcastle to Stirling

Drive

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Newcastle upon Tyne and Blair Drummond Safari Park is around 3h 57m and covers a distance of around 166 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 31m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 41m. Operated by LNER, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express Service and others, the Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park service departs from Newcastle and arrives in Blair Drummond Safari Park. Typically 68 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 25m
Layover time:
1h 31m
Total time:
3h 57m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 41m
Journey distance:
166 miles
Services per week:
68
Cheapest price:
£26
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:20
Last service departs at:
22:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park train, bus and walk schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cost-effective way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park is to drive, which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and arriving at Blairdrummond, Safari Park Entrance via Edinburgh, Bus Station and Stirling, Stance D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 35m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Blair Drummond Safari Park is 126 miles. The road distance is 147.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park without a car is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs £22 - £260.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs £22 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £35 and takes 6h 35m.

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There is no direct flight from Newcastle Airport to Glasgow Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Stirling, Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park.
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  • Distance: 126.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Blair Drummond Safari Park, Scotland?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park via Edinburgh, Stirling, Stirling, Stance D, and Blairdrummond, Safari Park Entrance in around 4h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park via Edinburgh, Bus Station, Stirling, Bus Station, Stirling, Stance D, and Blairdrummond, Safari Park Entrance in around 6h 35m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £240
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £240
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove), London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£100 - £240
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £650
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £90
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
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 Edinburgh to Stirling
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
TransPennine Express Service
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Stirling
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £23
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £23
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £16
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Stirling Goosecroft Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park is 148 miles. It takes approximately 2h 56m to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Blair Drummond Safari Park.

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Loganair, Ryanair, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Blair Drummond Safari Park. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Newcastle Airport is to bus which takes 17 min and costs £2 - £4.

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