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There are 6 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Isle of Iona by train, bus, ferry 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, travel  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Oban
  3. Travel from Oban to Isle of Iona

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  13h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Glasgow
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal 926
  3. Take the ferry from Kennacraig Ferry Terminal to Colonsay Ferry Terminal Cm9

$58 - $79

4 alternative options

Bus, travel  •  9h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Buchanan Bus Station M20
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 976
  3. Travel from Oban, Station Road to Isle of Iona

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to Tiree  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Tiree (TRE) GLA - TRE

$94 - $620

Fly Newcastle to Belfast (Aldergrove), travel  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) NCL - BFS
  2. Travel from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Isle of Iona

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), travel  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) EDI - BFS
  3. Travel from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Isle of Iona

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Isle of Iona is to bus and ferry which costs £40 - £65 and takes 13h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Isle of Iona is to train and fly which costs £70 - £480 and takes 6h 3m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Isle of Iona is 211 miles.

The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Isle of Iona without a car is to train and travel which takes 7h 33m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 33m to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Isle of Iona, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Tiree Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Tiree Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Isle of Iona. Prices start at $100 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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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Isle of Iona.
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  • Distance: 210.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 33m

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

There is no direct connection from Newcastle upon Tyne to Isle of Iona. However, you can take the train to Edinburgh, take the train to Oban, then take the travel to Isle of Iona. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Oban, Station Road, then take the travel to Isle of Iona.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Tiree
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Train operators
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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $50
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 15 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
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
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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
$27 - $40
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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