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 45m

  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

£33 - £165

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Bus  •  7h 55m

  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 / ...

£23 - £32

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Bus, night train  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road to Stirling, Bus Station 266
  2. Take the night train from Stirling to Newcastle

£52 - £61

Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne 229.2 miles

£35 - £55

Train, fly  •  7h 35m

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

£81 - £402

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The cheapest way to get from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 7h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £35 - £55 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 55m.

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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 5h 45m.

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The distance between Oban and Newcastle upon Tyne is 181 miles. The road distance is 229.2 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 45m and costs £30 - £170.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m 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 45m and costs £30 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 7h 55m.

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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 45m

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 5h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne via Glasgow in around 7h 55m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via London Stansted, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £1,300
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Southampton
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £650
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Newcastle via Grenoble
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
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
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£20 - £60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£1
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£1
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£5 - £7
Sleeper Berth Classic
£12 - £16
Night train from Stirling to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£40 - £45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£40 - £45
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£180 - £210
Sleeper Berth Classic
£85 - £110
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£11 - £16
1st Class
£26 - £40
CrossCountry
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £23
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
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Book at
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
Blablabus
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Newcastle Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 30m 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 229 miles. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Oban to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

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