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

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Train  •  2 h 56 min

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

$48 - $121

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 19 min

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

$19 - $28

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Bus Megabus UK  •  4 h 29 min

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

$29 - $49

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

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

$30 - $50

Fly from Newcastle  •  4 h 5 min

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

$69 - $424

Train to Manchester, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  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 £14 - £22 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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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 2 h 48 min.

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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 (Glasgow Airport) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

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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 2 h 56 min and costs £35 - £95.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min 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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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs £35 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £22 and takes 4 h 19 min, you could also fly, which costs £50 - £330 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Newcastle Airport to Glasgow Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min 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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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA).
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  • Distance: 127.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

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

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) via Edinburgh, Glasgow Queen Street, and Glasgow, Cathedral Street (Queen St Station) in around 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $180
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Grenoble
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Train operators
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
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
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
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
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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

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

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There are 883+ hotels available in Glasgow Airport (GLA). Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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

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