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

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Train  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Charing Cross (Glasgow)

$39 - $110

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Bus  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Buchanan Bus Station M20

$24 - $40

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Train via Glasgow Queen Street  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street

$42 - $114

Train CrossCountry  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Motherwell
  2. Take the train from Motherwell to Exhibition Centre (Glasgow)

$35 - $118

Night train  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the night train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central

$33 - $46

Drive  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to SSE Hydro 153.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Glasgow (GLA) NCL - GLA

$78 - $433

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to SSE Hydro is to bus which costs £19 - £35 and takes 4h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to SSE Hydro is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to SSE Hydro. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and arriving at Finnieston Street via Glasgow, Cathedral Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to SSE Hydro. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Charing Cross (Glasgow) via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 3m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and SSE Hydro is 122 miles. The road distance is 153.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to SSE Hydro without a car is to train which takes 3h 3m and costs £29 - £85.

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It takes approximately 3h 3m to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to SSE Hydro, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to SSE Hydro is to train which takes 3h 3m and costs £29 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £35 and takes 4h 39m, you could also fly, which costs £55 - £340 and takes 5h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to SSE Hydro.
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  • Distance: 122.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 3m

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

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to SSE Hydro via Edinburgh and Charing Cross (Glasgow) in around 3h 3m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to SSE Hydro once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Newquay
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Grenoble
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Prague
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Reus
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Newcastle to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Newcastle to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $85
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
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 Motherwell
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
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 Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
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
Train from Motherwell to Exhibition Centre (Glasgow)
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
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 Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
Megabus UK

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Newcastle Airport to Glasgow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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

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Newcastle upon Tyne to SSE Hydro train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Charing Cross (Glasgow) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to SSE Hydro is 153 miles. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to SSE Hydro.

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Ryanair, Aer Lingus, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 924+ hotels available in SSE Hydro. Prices start at $65 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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