How to get from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

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from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

You can get from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne on 25 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:15Glasgow, Buchanan3h45 14:00Newcastle upon Tyne
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£181One-way
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21:30Glasgow, Buchanan3h45 01:15Newcastle upon Tyne
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£121One-way

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Travel Information from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance120 miles (194 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £81
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £81 • 2 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 120 miles (194 km) to Newcastle upon Tyne from Glasgow. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne.

General Information about the Journey from Glasgow to Newcastle

Glasgow is located around 243 kilometres northwest of Newcastle upon Tyne and convenient bus and train services make for easy travel between the two cities. The UKΓÇÖs two major coach companies National Express and Megabus both offer several daily departures and frequent daily trains run from Glasgow to Newcastle. Glasgow Airport (GLA) is situated just over 12 kilometres from the city centre but, no direct flights to Newcastle are offered.

Buses to Newcastle from Glasgow

National Express offers around 3 services daily, all departing in the morning. The journey takes between 4 hours and 15 minutes and 5 hours depending on the service. Each service makes a stop at Edinburgh Bus Station and some routes make frequent calls at places such as Melrose and Rochester. Other services require a change of coach at Edinburgh and make stops at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Alnwick and Morpeth. Buses arrive at Newcastle Upon Tyne Coach Station centrally located on St James' Boulevard, just a five-minute walk from the railway station. Megabus offers 3 daily departures from Glasgow's Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at John Dobson Street in Newcastle The trip takes just under 4 hours. Each service makes one stop at Edinburgh bus station.

Trains from Glasgow to Newcastle

Some 37 trains run to Newcastle from Glasgow each weekday, 9 of which are direct. Some services make stops at Glasgow Queen Street or Edinburgh Waverley or both, while many require a change of train in Edinburgh. Direct connections take just over 2 hours and 30 minutes. The first train from Glasgow to Newcastle departs early morning and the last departs late at night. Trains leave from GlasgowΓÇÖs Central Station on Gordon Street and arrive at Newcastle Central Station which is centrally located in the southern part of Grainger Town.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

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FAQs

There are 2 ways to travel between Glasgow and Newcastle upon Tyne including taking a coach or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, which costs on average £16.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Newcastle upon Tyne:

A coach is about £66 less than a train, which costs on average £81 for this journey.

The quickest way to travel from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne is by train, which takes on average 2 h 23 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 45 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 120 miles (194 km) from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne.

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne is:

  • Around 11 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne:

  • Coaches from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne most often leave from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne:

  • You can travel by coach between Glasgow and Newcastle upon Tyne with Megabus, and you can find Megabus Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets for £16 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne with London North Eastern Railway, and you can find London North Eastern Railway Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets for £81 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Newcastle upon Tyne with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.
  • You'll find direct train services to Newcastle upon Tyne with with around 11 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Newcastle upon Tyne tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

Many of our customers travelling from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne don't make Newcastle upon Tyne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Edinburgh or Manchester, either of which you could add to your Glasgow and Newcastle upon Tyne trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Newcastle upon Tyne to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £16 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £81 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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