By car, take the A75 Euroroute, which crosses the south west of Scotland from Stranraer in the west to Gretna at the English border. Newton Stewart is 25 miles from Stranraer, 50 miles from Dumfries, and only 2 hours drive from Glasgow or Carlisle, 3 hours from Edinburgh or Newcastle.
Public Transport Directions
From the nearest information centre:- The Crown Hotel Newton Stewart, Dumfries And Galloway is located on Queen Street, approximately 400 metres along the main road into Newton Stewart from the A75 roundabout.
Getting there by railway:- By Train, the nearest Rail links are at Stranraer, Barrhill and Dumfries.
National Rail enquiries. Buses connect from stations to Newton Stewart.
Getting there by aeroplane:- By Air, the nearest international airports are Glasgow and Prestwick.
There are buses which link to the above air, rail and ferry terminals.
Traveline Scotland can help plan public transport journeys.
Getting there by ferry:- Ferries from Northern Ireland run Cairnryan from Belfast Larne.
By Bicycle, Newton Stewart is on NCR 7 of the National Cycle Network.
See the Sustrans website for more info.