Getting to Newton Stewart
Location & Travel Directions for Newton Stewart
Newton Stewart lies at a cross-roads on the banks of the River Cree, in the county of Wigtownshire in Dumfries and Galloway, south west Scotland.
Here, the east-west route between England and Ireland (A75 / Euro-route E13) meets the north-south route (A714) from the Machars, Wigtown and Whithorn, to the rest of Scotland.
Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, peace and tranquility, Newton Stewart is the perfect base for your stay in South West Scotland.
There are two railway stations within 30 miles of Newton Stewart at Barrhill (18 miles) to the north, and Stranraer (25 miles) to the west. Details of rail times can be found on the First ScotRail web site which features a useful journey planner, timetables and ticket booking facilities.
Bus / Coach Travel
There are regular bus services throughout the region and Newton Stewart also has a town bus service. Please find links to local bus / coach travel companies below.
There are regular ferry services, linking Scotland with Northern Ireland, which run between Belfast/ Larne and Cairnryan, only 26 miles from Newton Stewart.
P&O Irish Sea Ferries
The nearest international Airport is at Prestwick, 50 miles away.