The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 8 buses that leave Manchester for Newcastle upon Tyne every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||105 miles (170 km)|
|Average bus duration||3 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$19 (€17)|
|Bus frequency||7 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 7 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||National Express, Megabus or Flixbus|
Buses from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 105 miles (170 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or Flixbus. Normally, there are 7 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $19 (€17), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $17 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
National Express and FlixBus buses will get you from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne from $17 (€16). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
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 Manchester - 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.
Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne bus information with National Express:
For those wishing to travel from Manchester to Newcastle Upon Tyne, coach travel is a great option. With between 9 and 11 departures per day, at least 4 of which are direct, passengers can reach the North East city in as little as 3 hours 35 minutes. Indirect services are available requiring a change at Leeds.
Buses between Manchester and Newcastle Upon Tyne are offered solely by National Express, the UK's leading provider of coach travel. Across their fleet, National Express offers comfortable seating, with good legroom, wifi and charging sockets.
The shortest service between Manchester and Newcastle takes just 3 hours 35 minutes to complete the 130-mile trip. Direct journey times vary, taking into consideration traffic during peak travel. The longest direct route takes closer to 5 hours. The fastest indirect service takes just 3 hours 45, making it another good option for travelers. Passengers should be sure to check their journey time to make sure they are on the best route.
On any day of the week, passengers can expect to choose from between 9-11 departures. Departure times are spread throughout the day, the first leaving Manchester at approximately 7:30 a.m. There is one option for overnight travel, leaving Manchester not long before midnight, arriving in Newcastle at around 5:30 a.m.
Departure station: Coaches depart from Manchester Coach Station, located directly in the city center. The station itself is served by several bus routes including X41 and X43, while other areas of the city can be accessed via bus stations on Piccadilly Gardens, a 3-minute walk away. Manchester's main rail station Manchester Piccadilly is a 5-minute walk away, making the station accessible from many different areas of the country.
Arrival station: Coaches arrive at Newcastle Coach Station, found in the center of town on St. James' Boulevard. It's a short 5-minute walk from the city's railway station and Central Station, where passengers can join the Tyne and Wear Metro for easy onward travel. Parking is available for 30 minutes, and the station has a taxi rank directly outside.
When taking the bus between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. Your trip can end in bus stations such as Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Strawberry Place (St. James' Park) and Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street / Cross Carliol Street.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center of Manchester. The most popular arrival bus station in Newcastle upon Tyne, called Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street, is located around 0.2 miles (440 m) away from its city center.
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