There are 7 ways to get from Scotland to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, night train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle

$30 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$15 - $20

5 alternative options

Train via Edinburgh  •  2 h 39 min

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

$40 - $113

Night train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle

$30 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne 152.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Newcastle  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Newcastle (NCL) ABZ - NCL

$116 - $319

Fly to Durham, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Durham (MME) ABZ - MME
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle

$115 - $391

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3 h 50 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Scotland to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which costs £24 - £90 and takes 2 h 36 min.

More details

The distance between Scotland and Newcastle upon Tyne is 159 miles. The road distance is 152.2 miles.

Get driving directions

The train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle takes 2 h 36 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

More details

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne every 4 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 36 min. LNER also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,400
Flights from Aberdeen to Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $110
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $90
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $21
1st Class
$24 - $40
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Bus operators
National Express

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Slovenia: Getting from Ljubljana to Lake Bled, Italian Lakes: Getting around by train and Travelling Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast by boat, bus, car and train - to help you get the most out of your next trip.