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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 43m

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

$65 - $144

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Bus  •  7h 50m

  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

$36 - $49

3 alternative options

Train, night train  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Oban to Dalmuir
  2. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle

$59 - $81

Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne 246.9 miles

$50 - $80

Train, fly  •  8h 47m

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

$98 - $462

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The cheapest way to get from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £27 - £40 and takes 7h 50m.

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

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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 7h 50m.

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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 43m.

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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 5h 43m and costs £50 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5h 43m 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.

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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 43m and costs £50 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £40 and takes 7h 50m.

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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 43m

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 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne via Glasgow in around 7h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Alicante
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Krakow
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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
3h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $50
Train from Oban to Dalmuir
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
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
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
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
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
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Newcastle Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m 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 CrossCountry, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne is 247 miles. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Jet2.com, Flybe, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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