There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$126 - $172

Cheapest option

Bus, line 93 bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) 685
  2. Take the line 93 bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Bowness-on-Solway, Kings Arms (Post Office) 93

$20 - $29

2 alternative options

Train, line 93 bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take the line 93 bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Bowness-on-Solway, Kings Arms (Post Office) 93

$29 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway 75.6 miles

$16 - $24

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Bowness-on-Solway, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 37 min. ScotRail also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway via Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) in around 4 h 22 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Bowness-on-Solway, Kings Arms (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
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 - $16
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
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
$20
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway?

The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Bowness-on-Solway is 102 km. The road distance is 121 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway?

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway?

The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway is to drive which takes 1 h 26 min and costs £11 - £17.

Is there a direct bus between Newcastle upon Tyne and Bowness-on-Solway?

No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway. However, there are services departing from Eldon Square Bus Station and arriving at Bowness-on-Solway, Kings Arms (Post Office) via Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

How long does it take to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway?

It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway, including transfers.