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There are 5 ways to get from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 58m

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

£46 - £268

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Bus  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road to Buchanan Bus Station 976
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

£27 - £37

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Bus, night train  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road to Buchanan Bus Station 976
  2. Take the night train from Motherwell to Newcastle

£61 - £73

Drive  •  4h 28m

  1. Drive from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne 228.3 miles

£30 - £50

Train, fly  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Newcastle (NCL) GLA - NCL

£64 - £252

Oban → Newcastle upon Tyne
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The cheapest way to get from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £26 - £40 and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 4h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oban station to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Oban, Station Road and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard via Glasgow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Oban and arriving at Newcastle via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 58m.

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The distance between Oban and Newcastle upon Tyne is 181 miles. The road distance is 228.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 5h 58m and costs £45 - £270.

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Oban, Station Road.

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Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Oban station.

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The best way to get from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 5h 58m and costs £45 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 8h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 181.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 58m

What companies run services between Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland and Newcastle upon Tyne, England?

You can take a train from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne via Edinburgh in around 5h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne via Glasgow in around 8h 30m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£60 - £400
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £850
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Krakow
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £320
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Oban to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£29 - £90
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £90
Train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £26
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 Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Newcastle Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne is 228 miles. It takes approximately 4h 28m to drive from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Jet2.com, easyJet, KLM and British Airways offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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