Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

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Cheapest

$9

Average

$13

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne will cost around $ 13 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 9.

Cheapest
10:40PMEdinburgh, Elder Street2h35 01:15AMNewcastle upon Tyne
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$91One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:25AMEdinburgh, Elder Street2h35 02:00PMNewcastle upon Tyne
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$171One-way

Bus schedule from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

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11:25AMEdinburgh, Elder Street2h35 02:00PMNewcastle upon Tyne
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10:40PMEdinburgh, Elder Street2h35 01:15AMNewcastle upon Tyne
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Jan 30
$26London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus
Mon
Jan 31
$29East Coast Trains
$16Megabus
Tue
Feb 1
$29East Coast Trains
$16Megabus
Wed
Feb 2
$26London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus
Thu
Feb 3
$29East Coast Trains
$8Megabus
Fri
Feb 4
$29East Coast Trains
$8Megabus
Sat
Feb 5
$19London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus
Sun
Feb 6
$26London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus
Mon
Feb 7
$29East Coast Trains
$16Megabus
Tue
Feb 8
$29East Coast Trains
$16Megabus
Wed
Feb 9
$29East Coast Trains
$8Megabus
Thu
Feb 10
$29East Coast Trains
$8Megabus
Fri
Feb 11
$29East Coast Trains
$8Megabus
Sat
Feb 12
$19London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus
Sun
Feb 13
$26London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus
Mon
Feb 14
$29London North Eastern Railway
$16Megabus
Tue
Feb 15
$29London North Eastern Railway
$16Megabus
Wed
Feb 16
$29London North Eastern Railway
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Thu
Feb 17
$26London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus
Fri
Feb 18
$29London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus

Bus times from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

2 h 35 m

Average

2 h 35 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

148 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Edinburgh for Newcastle upon Tyne every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 148 km distance in an average of 2 h 35 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 35 m .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 35 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
10:40PMEdinburgh, Elder Street2h35 01:15AMNewcastle upon Tyne
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$91One-way
Fastest
11:25AMEdinburgh, Elder Street2h35 02:00PMNewcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
$171One-way

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Overview: Bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$11 (€9)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express or Megabus

Buses from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 91 miles (147 km) long route taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $11 (€9), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $8 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.

Bus companies: National Express from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

Travel between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne from $8 (€7) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Edinburgh - Newcastle upon Tyne bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your bus tickets between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Buses From Edinburgh to Newcastle Upon Tyne: Journey Details

    Buses from Edinburgh to Newcastle Upon Tyne operate frequently throughout the week. There are usually about five services per day, at various times. The earliest service departs at about 5:45 a.m, while the last service departs from Edinburgh at around 11:00 p.m. The journey is usually direct, and takes from 2 hours and 35 minutes. The main bus operators that provide services between Edinburgh and Newcastle Upon Tyne include Megabus and National Express. Late night travel is usually the cheapest option, and it’s often possible to make further savings by purchasing a ticket in advance.

    Taking the Bus from Edinburgh

    Buses from Edinburgh to Newcastle Upon Tyne usually depart from Edinburgh Bus and Coach Station. The station is conveniently situated on Elder Street. Its central location makes it easily accessible via bus, train or cab. The Airport Express Shuttle bus stops a short walk away, and the distance between the bus station and Waverley train station is 320 metres - which is a 5 minute walk. As well as local buses, Stagecoach and Citylink also provide services to the coach station. There is a pick up and drop-off point close to the entrance along North St Andrew Street.

    Getting into Newcastle Upon Tyne by Bus

    Newcastle Upon Tyne boasts a wealth of attractions, such as the Tyne Bridge, St James Park, and the Discovery Museum. The city is particularly well-known for its seven city bridges. Buses from Edinburgh to Newcastle Upon Tyne usually terminate at either Newcastle Upon Tyne Coach station or along John Dobson Street. The coach station is a short walk away from the Central metro station and Newcastle rail station. Local buses serve the station throughout the day, and night buses are in operation. In addition, travelers may choose to catch a cab outside the station.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh

    Take the bus 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 Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne.
    FAQs

    What is the price of the cheapest bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?

    Bus tickets between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $8 (€7)  one way in the next 7 days.

    What is the cost of a bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?

    If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne bus price to come in at an average of $11 (€9)  one way.

    How far is Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh by bus?

    The distance between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne by bus is approximately 91 miles (147 km).

    How long is the bus ride to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh?

    On average the Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne bus travel time is 2 h 30 min  for the 91 miles (147 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    What bus station in Edinburgh goes to Newcastle upon Tyne? What bus station do I come into Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh?

    When taking the bus to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, Princes Street. Your route can end in bus stations such as Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne and Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street / Cross Carliol Street.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.

    Where is the bus station in Edinburgh? Where is the bus station in Newcastle upon Tyne?

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.2 miles (429 m) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street, located 0.2 miles (303 m) away from the city center.

    What bus companies go from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?

    For the route from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne you can take a bus with National Express or Megabus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    Is there a direct bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?

    Yes, you can find a direct bus between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.

    When does the first bus depart from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne? When does the last bus depart from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?

    You can take the first bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne at 11: 25 AM. The last bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne that you can take departs at 10: 45 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

    How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne to get the best deals?

    You can find buses from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne to cost on average $11 (€9) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.