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

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Bus, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Dumfries, Railway Station 500 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dumfries to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle

$29 - $43

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Bus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Dumfries, Buccleuch Street 500 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James 685

$10 - $15

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle

$59 - $156

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne 157.3 miles

$30 - $50

Car ferry, fly  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Newcastle (NCL) BFS - NCL

$107 - $213

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The cheapest way to get from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £7 - £11 and takes 8 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James via Dumfries, Whitesands, Annan, Stance 2 and Carlisle, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Stranraer and arriving at Newcastle via Ayr and Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 11 min.

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The distance between Stranraer and Newcastle upon Tyne is 136 miles. The road distance is 157.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 51 min and costs £22 - £35.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal station.

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Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Stranraer station.

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The best way to get from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 6 h 11 min and costs £45 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 8 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 136.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne via Ayr and Glasgow Central in around 6 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne via Dumfries, Buccleuch Street, Dumfries, Whitesands, Annan, Stance 3, Annan, Stance 2, and Carlisle, Bus Station in around 8 h 11 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumfries to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Dumfries, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Dumfries, Buccleuch Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach North West
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$168

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The quickest flight from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne is 157 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to drive from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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easyJet offers flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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