There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Isle of Arran by train, ferry or bus

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, ferry  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour
  3. Take the ferry from Ardrossan Ferry Terminal to Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal Cm5

$58 - $151

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Buchanan Bus Station M20
  2. Take the ferry from Ardrossan Ferry Terminal to Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal Cm5

$50 - $74

2 alternative options

Train, ferry via Edinburgh  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour
  4. Take the ferry from Ardrossan Ferry Terminal to Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal Cm5

$66 - $146

Train, line 11 bus, ferry  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Kilmarnock
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street) 11
  3. Take the ferry from Ardrossan Ferry Terminal to Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal Cm5

$74 - $104

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Isle of Arran is to bus and ferry which costs £35 - £60 and takes 8 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Isle of Arran is to train and ferry which costs £45 - £120 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Isle of Arran is 149 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Isle of Arran, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Isle of Arran, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Newcastle upon Tyne to Isle of Arran. However, you can take the train to Glasgow Central, take the train to Ardrossan Harbour, take the walk to Ardrossan Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal, then take the taxi to Isle of Arran. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Newcastle upon Tyne to Isle of Arran via Edinburgh, Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, Ardrossan Harbour, Ardrossan Ferry Terminal, and Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal in around 5 h 31 min.

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
2 h 36 min
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
1 h 29 min
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
2 h 41 min
Frequency
5 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
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne

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