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from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Our recommendation

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.

20:00Glasgow, Buchanan3h45 23:45Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£121One-way
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20:00Glasgow, Buchanan3h45 23:45Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£121One-way
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10:00Glasgow, Buchanan3h55 13:55Newcastle upon Tyne
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£181One-way
07:20Glasgow, Buchanan4h10 11:30Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£161One-way
21:30Glasgow, Buchanan3h45 01:15Newcastle upon Tyne
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£181One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Mon
18 Oct
£34London North Eastern Railway
£12National Express
Tue
19 Oct
£28London North Eastern Railway
£11National Express
Wed
20 Oct
£29London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Thu
21 Oct
£31London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Fri
22 Oct
£34London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sat
23 Oct
£82Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Sun
24 Oct
£26London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Mon
25 Oct
£29London North Eastern Railway
£16National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£23London North Eastern Railway
£16National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£23London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Thu
28 Oct
£29London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£29London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sat
30 Oct
£29London North Eastern Railway
£8Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£23London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Mon
1 Nov
£23London North Eastern Railway
£10National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£23London North Eastern Railway
£10National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£21London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Thu
4 Nov
£23London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Fri
5 Nov
£31London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sat
6 Nov
£23London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus

Travel Information to Newcastle upon Tyne from Glasgow

distanceDistance120 miles (194 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £31
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £31 • 2 h 39 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus 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.

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
Travel to Newcastle upon Tyne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne.
FAQs
What are my Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne travel options?

There are 2 ways to get from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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.

What is the distance from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne?

Newcastle upon Tyne is approximately 120 miles (194 km) away from Glasgow.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • 9 trains per day.

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.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne depart from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
Which travel operators can get me 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:

  • Travel with Megabus for coaches to Newcastle upon Tyne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets on Omio for £6.
  • Cross Country can take you to Newcastle upon Tyne by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne for £31.
Can I find a direct route to Newcastle upon Tyne from Glasgow?

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

  • You can check for a direct coach to Newcastle upon Tyne with National Express or Megabus with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find 9 direct trains per day to take to Newcastle upon Tyne with.

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.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Newcastle upon Tyne from Glasgow?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Glasgow and Newcastle upon Tyne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Newcastle upon Tyne and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne ticket online to get the best deals?

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:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £6 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £31 one way.

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.