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There are 6 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Edinburgh  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street

£23 - £85

Cheapest option

Train  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central

£15 - £90

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Glasgow National Express / ...

£19 - £35

Train, bus  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Falkirk Grahamston
  2. Take the bus from Falkirk, Weir Street to Buchanan Bus Station X37 / ...

Drive  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow 153.8 miles

£25 - £40

Fly  •  4h 28m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Glasgow (GLA) NCL - GLA

£61 - £331

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow is to bus which costs £19 - £35 and takes 3h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow is to train via Edinburgh which costs £22 - £85 and takes 2h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and arriving at Glasgow. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 37m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Glasgow is 121 miles. The road distance is 153.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow without a car is to train via Edinburgh which takes 2h 18m and costs £22 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow train services, operated by LNER, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow is to train via Edinburgh which takes 2h 18m and costs £22 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £35 and takes 3h 55m, you could also fly, which costs £60 - £340 and takes 4h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 121.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Glasgow, Scotland?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow via Edinburgh in around 2h 18m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow twice daily. Tickets cost £21 - £28 and the journey takes 3h 55m. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £390
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £650
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Grenoble
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Girona
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£20 - £140
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£11 - £16
1st Class
£26 - £40
Train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£15 - £21
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£15 - £21
1st Class
£30 - £50
Train from Newcastle to Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£13 - £19
1st Class
£29 - £45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Single
£60 - £90
Off-Peak Single
£55 - £85
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £14
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£21 - £28
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National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£19 - £35
Website
Megabus UK
First Scotland East
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Falkirk, Weir Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
firstgroup.com

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There is no direct flight from Newcastle Airport to Glasgow Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 45m and has one stopover.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Glasgow Queen Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow is 154 miles. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow.

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Aer Lingus, KLM, Ryanair and four other airlines offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Newcastle Airport is to train which takes 25m and costs £2 - £4.

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