Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for Jun 21

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

2 h 35 m

Average

2 h 41 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

148 km

Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne start from $13 with an average ticket price of $21.

The fastest bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 2h 35m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 41m and covers a distance of 148 km.

8 buses leave Edinburgh for Newcastle upon Tyne every day with 8 travelling directly.

Cheapest
FlixBus
08:45PM2h35
Edinburgh
11:20PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$131One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
09:05AM3h00
Edinburgh
12:05PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$231One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
11:40PM2h35
Edinburgh
02:15AMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$231One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
10:15PM2h35
Edinburgh
12:50AMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$241One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
10:40AM2h40
Edinburgh
01:20PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$251One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$14 (€12)
frequencyBus frequency4 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 4 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersNational Express, Megabus, FlixBus, East Coast, TransPennine Express, Lumo or CrossCountry

Buses from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 91 miles (147 km) long route taking on average 2 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, East Coast, TransPennine Express, Lumo or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 4 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $14 (€12), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.

Bus providers: National Express, Megabus and FlixBus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

For as little as $6 (€5) you can travel by bus to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh with National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

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.

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.

FAQs: Bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

FAQs: Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne can start from as little as $6 (€5) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne is $14 (€12); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne bus time is 2 h 35 min   covering the 91 mile (147 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne leaves at 8: 05 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne leaves at 11: 40 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne without having to change trains with National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, East Coast, Lumo or CrossCountry. There are 4 direct buses from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, East Coast, TransPennine Express, Lumo or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services between Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh, Bus Station, Edinburgh, Barnton Junction and Edinburgh, North Bridge. When arriving in Newcastle upon Tyne, you can end your trip in bus stations like Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Ord Street.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Edinburgh, Bus Station, which is located around 0.4 miles (687 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street, located 0.2 miles (441 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne by bus is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne including taking a train or bus.

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