There are 6 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) by train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Train via Edinburgh  •  2 h 55 min

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

$50 - $124

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle Upon Tyne to Glasgow National Express

$19 - $29

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central

$41 - $128

Night bus  •  4 h 39 min

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

$29 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

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

$30 - $50

Fly  •  4 h

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

$69 - $424

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 55 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
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
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
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
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
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$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
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 204 km. The road distance is 257 km.

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to bus which costs £13 - £22 and takes 4 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to drive which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £25 - £40.

No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA). However, there are services departing from Newcastle Upon Tyne and arriving at Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow Airport (GLA), including transfers.