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There are 7 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmartin by train, car, bus, night bus or plane

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Train, drive

  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 Gourock
  4. Drive from Gourock to Kilmartin

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Glasgow
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street

Train

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Oban

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street to Glasgow
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street

Drive

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmartin

Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street
Newcastle upon Tyne → Kilmartin
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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmartin is to bus which costs £25 - £40 and takes 8h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmartin is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmartin. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and arriving at Kilmartin, Hotel via Buchanan Bus Station and Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 36m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Kilmartin is 172 miles. The road distance is 246.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmartin without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 26m and costs £40 - £240.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmartin, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmartin 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 Kilmartin is to train which takes 8h 35m and costs £45 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 8h 36m.

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There is no direct flight from Newcastle Airport to Glasgow Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmartin bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street station.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmartin.
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  • Distance: 172.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 47m

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Kilmartin, Scotland?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmartin via Edinburgh, Oban, and Oban, Station Road in around 8h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmartin via Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, and Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street in around 8h 36m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£65 - £200
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£65 - £200
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Bristol, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
£65 - £200
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£16 - £130
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
TransPennine Express Service
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Glasgow Central to Gourock
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £17
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£12 - £17
Train from Edinburgh to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£29 - £90
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £90
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £19
Website
Megabus UK
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmartin is 247 miles. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kilmartin.

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Ryanair, KLM, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Kilmartin. Prices start at £75 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 £1 - £4.

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