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There are 6 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Perth

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Night train  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the night train from Newcastle to Perth

$30 - $45

4 alternative options

Train via Edinburgh  •  3 h 23 min

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

$41 - $116

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Markinch

$81 - $119

Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Edinburgh, Bus Station M20
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Perth, Canal Street X56

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth 151.1 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth is to night train which costs £24 - £35 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and arriving at Perth, Canal Street via Edinburgh, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle and arriving at Perth. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Perth is 122 miles. The road distance is 151.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth without a car is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs £26 - £40.

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The train from Newcastle to Perth takes 3 h 2 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth train services, operated by LNER, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs £26 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth.
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  • Distance: 121.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

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

LNER operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth via Edinburgh, Bus Station in around 5 h 10 min.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Perth
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $95
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
Train from Edinburgh to Perth
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$29 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Newcastle to Markinch
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $100
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Perth
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Newcastle to Perth
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
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 Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
Megabus UK
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Perth, Canal Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Perth, Canal Street station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Perth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth is 151 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth.

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