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There are 7 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central

$34 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4h 24m

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

$24 - $28

5 alternative options

Train via Edinburgh  •  3h 20m

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

$49 - $120

Bus Megabus UK  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Buchanan Bus Station M20

$34 - $49

Drive  •  2h 48m

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 160.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Newcastle  •  4h 45m

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

$69 - $424

Train to Manchester, fly  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA

$110 - $358

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to bus which costs £18 - £22 and takes 4h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA). However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and arriving at Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA). However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Paisley Gilmour Street via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 127 miles. The road distance is 160.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) without a car is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs £26 - £95.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA), including transfers.

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

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs £26 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £22 and takes 4h 24m, you could also fly, which costs £50 - £330 and takes 4h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA).
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  • Distance: 127.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 54m

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland?

CrossCountry operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 2h 34m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3h 55m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Newquay
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Grenoble
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Prague
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Reus
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $180
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $110
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
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
$15 - $20
Website
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
$24 - $40
Website
Megabus UK

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There is no direct flight from Newcastle Airport to Glasgow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 160 miles. It takes approximately 2h 48m to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA).

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

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There are 975+ hotels available in Glasgow Airport (GLA). Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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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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