There are 7 ways to get from Thurso to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Thurso to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Newcastle

$88 - $128

Cheapest option

Fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Wick (WIC) to Newcastle (NCL) WIC - NCL

$57 - $224

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Bus  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) to Inverness, Bus Station X99
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) M90 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard

$80 - $104

Bus, train  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) to Inverness, Bus Station X99
  2. Take the bus from Millburn, Morrisons to Cupar, Railway Station (Cupar Rail Station) 267
  3. Take the train from Cupar to Newcastle

$158 - $203

Drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Thurso to Newcastle upon Tyne 374.3 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Wick (WIC) to Edinburgh (EDI) WIC - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$123 - $461

Fly to Durham, train  •  7 h 3 min

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

$86 - $356

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thurso to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £60 - £80 and takes 11 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thurso to Newcastle upon Tyne is to fly and train which costs £90 - £350 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thurso to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard via Inverness, Bus Station and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Thurso to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Thurso and arriving at Newcastle via Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 44 min.

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The distance between Thurso and Newcastle upon Tyne is 262 miles. The road distance is 374.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Thurso to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 9 h 44 min and costs £65 - £100.

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It takes approximately 9 h 44 min to get from Thurso to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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Thurso to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) station.

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

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The best way to get from Thurso to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 9 h 44 min and costs £65 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £80 and takes 11 h 23 min, you could also fly, which costs £40 - £170 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Thurso to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 262 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Thurso to Newcastle upon Tyne via Inverness in around 9 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thurso to Newcastle upon Tyne via Inverness, Bus Station, Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12), and Edinburgh in around 11 h 23 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Wick to Newcastle via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Wick to Durham via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Wick to Newcastle via Edinburgh, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Wick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $200
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Wick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $200
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Thurso to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$45 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $140
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cupar to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 4 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
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
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 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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 Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Millburn, Morrisons to Cupar, Railway Station (Cupar Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk

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