There are 6 ways to get from Scotland to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle

$30 - $120

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Bus  •  3 h 50 min

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

$15 - $20

4 alternative options

Train via Edinburgh  •  3 h 1 min

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

$40 - $114

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  •  3 h 9 min

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

$117 - $319

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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.

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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.

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

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The best way to get from Scotland to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs .

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

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Scotland to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Scotland to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 50 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 159.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne 5 times a day. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 36 min. Two other operators also service this route. 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
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
5 times a day
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
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 - $85
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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $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
$193
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
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

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Scotland to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Scotland to Newcastle upon Tyne is 152 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Scotland to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Flybe offers flights from Aberdeen Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 622+ hotels available in Newcastle upon Tyne. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Aberdeen Airport is to line 727 bus which takes 44 min and costs .

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