You can get from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus or flight.
To get from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne on 18 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||120 miles (194 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£6 - £31|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £6 • 3 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £31 • 2 h 39 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus or Cross Country|
Travel 120 miles (194 km) by coach or train between Glasgow and Newcastle upon Tyne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 39 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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.
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.
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.
There are 2 ways to get from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne: coach or train.
The cheapest way from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £6 compared to other travel options to Newcastle upon Tyne:
A coach is about £25 less than a train, which costs on average £31 for this route.
The fastest way to get to Newcastle upon Tyne from Glasgow is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 39 min.
There are alternative travel options to Newcastle upon Tyne that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 45 min of travel time.
Newcastle upon Tyne is approximately 120 miles (194 km) away from Glasgow.
The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Glasgow and 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 when travelling from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne with the following travel companies:
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 buy tickets for this route.
Before travelling from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
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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