Directions from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer to Carlisle National Express
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle

$30 - $51

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer to Carlisle National Express
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station) 685

$20 - $35

2 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 1 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 Edinburgh
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$69 - $192

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne 157.3 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a bus from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne via Carlisle and Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) in around 5 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne via Ayr, Glasgow Central, and Edinburgh in around 6 h 1 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
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
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Stranraer and Newcastle upon Tyne is 218 km. The road distance is 252 km.

The cheapest way to get from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £15 - £27 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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

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, Glasgow Central and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 1 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Stranraer and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station) via Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.