The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 2 buses that leave Glasgow for Newcastle upon Tyne every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average coach duration||3 h 45 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£15 (€17)|
|Coach frequency||2 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there are 2 direct coaches a day|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 120 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, National Express or Megabus. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £15, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
You can travel by coach between Glasgow and Newcastle upon Tyne with National Express and FlixBus for as low as £10. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between Glasgow and Newcastle upon Tyne, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Buses from Glasgow to Newcastle take between three and four hours to travel the distance of approximately 150 miles. There are usually two buses per day that depart from Glasgow, one in the morning and one in the evening. The coach stations in both locations are close to the city centre and local public transport links.
The National Express coach company operates all of the routes for buses from Glasgow to Newcastle.
The buses from Glasgow to Newcastle that leave in the morning take around four and a half hours to complete the journey. The buses that depart later in the evening take just under four hours, due to there being less traffic on the roads at this time. All bus routes are direct and there are no changes required on the way.
There are two buses from Glasgow to Newcastle each day, seven days per week. There is one coach departure in the morning at around 8:30 a.m. and the second leaves before 8:00 p.m.
Departure coach station: Buses leave from Buchanan Bus Station on Killermont Street in Glasgow. The station is located within the city centre and so there are plenty of public transport options available for travel around the city and the surrounding area. Local buses also stop at this station. Facilities available at the bus station include luggage storage, shops, a cafe and cash machines.
Arrival coach station: Buses from Glasgow arrive at Newcastle Coach Station. Located just outside the city centre on Churchill Street, the station is conveniently located for onward travel. Many locations can be reached within walking distance, including hotels, banks and sights. Local bus routes stop nearby and the Central Station trains and metros are just a few minutes away on foot. These public transport options take passengers all around the city and to other nearby areas. The coach station facilities include seating areas, a cash machine, a pay phone and public toilets.
Glasgow's main bus and coach terminus is Buchanan Bus Station in Killermont Street. It is a short walk (approx 0.6km) from Queen Street Railway Station and the city's main railway station, Glasgow Central Station, is 1km away. Buchanan can also be reached by the Subway Underground Railway which runs across Glasgow. The trains operate from early morning to late evening Monday to Saturday with a reduced service on Sunday.
Newcastle, situated on the river Tyne, is a major city in the North East of England. The locals, who like to be known as 'Geordies', are fiercely proud of their city and adore their Premier League football team Newcastle United. Famous landmarks in the city include the Tyne Bridge and St. James's Park where Newcastle United play. Those heading into Newcastle on a National Express coach will end their journey at the coach station in the centre of the city on Churchill Street. The city's main train station is only a few hundred metres away. Megabus buses terminate in John Dobson street, close to Monument metro station.
When taking a coach from Glasgow, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Hampden Park and Glasgow. When you arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Strawberry Place (St. James' Park) and Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street / Cross Carliol Street.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Glasgow Central to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
Passengers board the coach most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street, located 0.2 miles (440 m) away from the city centre.
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