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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  •  4h 29m

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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Glasgow National Express

£10 - £14

2 alternative options

Train, line 253 bus via Carlisle  •  5h 37m

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

Drive  •  2h 15m

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire 125.1 miles

£18 - £28

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The most affordable way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire is to bus, which costs £10 - £15 and takes 6h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire is to drive which costs £18 - £28 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, St James Boulevard and arriving at Coalburn, Railway Road via Buchanan Bus Station and Hamilton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 40m.

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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 29m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Lanarkshire bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow 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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  • Distance: 97.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 29m

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

National Express operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Glasgow once daily. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 4h.

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 27m
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 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£13 - £19
Off-Peak Day Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Bus operators
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Motherwell, Hamilton Road to Coalburn, Beechmount Avenue
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
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
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express

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