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There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire by train, bus or car

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Train, line 253 bus

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Motherwell
  2. Take the line 253 bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Beechmount Avenue

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Bus

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

Train, line 253 bus via Carlisle

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Motherwell
  3. Take the line 253 bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Beechmount Avenue

Drive

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire

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The most affordable way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire is to bus, which costs £16 - £21 and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 2h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street and arriving at Coalburn, Railway Road via Buchanan Bus Station and Hamilton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Lanarkshire is 97 miles. The road distance is 125.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire without a car is to train and line 253 bus which takes 4h 2m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire is 125 miles. It takes approximately 2h 15m to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire.
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  • Distance: 97.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

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

Megabus UK operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street to Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station once daily. Tickets cost £12 - £20 and the journey takes 3h 50m. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£21 - £180
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£21 - £30
Anytime Day Single
£80 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£120 - £180
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£8 - £95
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £95
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£13 - £19
Off-Peak Day Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Bus operators
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Coalburn, Beechmount Avenue
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street to Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £20
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
Bus from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £16
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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