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 11 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$121 - $158

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 / ...

$16 - $22

2 alternative options

Train, line 93 bus  •  3 h 33 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 / ...

$28 - $37

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

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

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway is to bus and line 93 bus which costs £12 - £18 and takes 4 h 22 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 26 min.

More details

The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Bowness-on-Solway is 64 miles. The road distance is 75.6 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne station 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.

More details

Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Haymarket Bus Station.

More details

Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 63.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

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 $20 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. 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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
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
$9 - $14
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
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
$8 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How to get from London City Airport into central London, South Korea: Travelling from Seoul to Busan and Why you should take the train in the US - to help you get the most out of your next trip.