By bus

Buses run regularly between Hawick and Newcastleton and Carlisle and Newcastleton. Services provided by Telford’s Coaches. Please note there is no service on a Sunday and that bikes cannot be carried on this service. For bus journey planning in Scotland see or Use if coming from elsewhere in GB & NI.

By train

For access to Newcastleton by train, Carlisle is the most convenient in terms of connections and services, although Gretna is closer.

There are regular services to Carlisle run by Virgin Trains and Northern Trains, and First Scotrail from Dumfries, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Newcastle Upon Tyne. Virgin also provides intercity services from elswhere in Britain. First Scotrail and Northern Trains run services to Gretna. For further information on rail travel in Scotland and throughout GB see

Traveline Scotland

Use the Traveline Scotland box below to plan a journey to Newcastlton using public transport in Scotland. You'll need the postcode of where you're starting from. See for other options or if coming from elsewhere in GB & NI.

Disclaimer: These are suggested routes only, using the most direct routes available.