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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5 h 51 min

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

$65 - $145

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Bus National Express  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Buchanan Bus Station 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$37 - $50

3 alternative options

Bus via Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn)  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Halbeath, Kingdom Services 266
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Castle Hotel) 253
  3. Take the bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn) to Haymarket Bus Station X15

$70 - $87

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne 246.9 miles

$50 - $80

Bus, fly  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Newcastle (NCL) GLA - NCL

$88 - $452

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £28 - £40 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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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 (Bus Stance 3) and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard via Glasgow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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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 Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Oban and Newcastle upon Tyne is 181 miles. The road distance is 246.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 5 h 51 min and costs £45 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min 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, arrive at Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3).

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Map of how to get from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 181.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

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 Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh in around 5 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne via Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Southampton
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Reus
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) to Halbeath, Kingdom Services
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Castle Hotel)
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Perrymans Buses
Phone
01289 308719
Email
enquiries@perrymansbuses.com
Website
perrymansbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn)
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
perrymansbuses.co.uk
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Railway Station (Berwick upon Tweed rly stn) to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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