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

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  4 h 42 min

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

$30 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  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 - $33

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$65 - $148

Bus via Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street)  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station) to Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street) X75
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Eldon Square Bus Station 685

$34 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne 157.3 miles

$30 - $50

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

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The quickest way to get from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 58 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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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne station. 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.

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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, Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

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There are 610+ hotels available in Newcastle upon Tyne. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stranraer to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 136.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

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, Glasgow Queen Street, and Edinburgh in around 5 h 36 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 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
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
$9 - $14
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
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
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 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
$18
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station) to Dumfries, Academy Street (Catherine Street)
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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