Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

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Cheapest

$24

Average

$30

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 Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne will cost around $ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 24.

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12:00PMManchester, Coach Station3h30 03:30PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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$241One-way
12:55PMManchester, Airport4h25 05:20PMNewcastle upon Tyne
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$251One-way
04:50AMManchester, Airport4h40 09:30AMNewcastle upon Tyne
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$251One-way
09:25AMManchester, Airport4h40 02:05PMNewcastle upon Tyne
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$251One-way
10:10AMManchester3h55 02:05PMNewcastle upon Tyne
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$251One-way

Bus schedule from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

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04:50AMManchester, Airport4h40 09:30AMNewcastle upon Tyne
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05:25AMManchester4h05 09:30AMNewcastle upon Tyne
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09:10AMManchester, Coach Station5h20 02:30PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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09:25AMManchester, Airport4h40 02:05PMNewcastle upon Tyne
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10:10AMManchester3h55 02:05PMNewcastle upon Tyne
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12:00PMManchester, Coach Station3h30 03:30PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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12:55PMManchester, Airport4h25 05:20PMNewcastle upon Tyne
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01:35PMManchester3h45 05:20PMNewcastle upon Tyne
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03:45PMManchester, Airport4h35 08:20PMNewcastle upon Tyne
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04:00PMManchester, Coach Station4h00 08:00PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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04:25PMManchester3h55 08:20PMNewcastle upon Tyne
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05:10PMManchester, Coach Station5h20 10:30PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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07:25PMManchester, Coach Station5h25 12:50AMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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10:28PMManchester Piccadilly8h16 06:44AMDunston
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Jan 23
$62First Transpennine Express
$23Megabus
Mon
Jan 24
$55First Transpennine Express
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Tue
Jan 25
$50First Transpennine Express
$16Megabus
Wed
Jan 26
$50First Transpennine Express
$16Megabus
Thu
Jan 27
$45First Transpennine Express
$18National Express
Fri
Jan 28
$52First Transpennine Express
$18National Express
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Jan 29
$53First Transpennine Express
$17Megabus
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Jan 30
$45London North Eastern Railway
$20Megabus
Mon
Jan 31
$45First Transpennine Express
$16National Express
Tue
Feb 1
$30First Transpennine Express
$14Megabus
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Feb 2
$33First Transpennine Express
$14Megabus
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Feb 3
$35First Transpennine Express
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Fri
Feb 4
$30First Transpennine Express
$17Megabus
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Feb 5
$79First Transpennine Express
$17Megabus
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Feb 6
$41First Transpennine Express
$20Megabus
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Feb 7
$30First Transpennine Express
$16National Express
Tue
Feb 8
$30First Transpennine Express
$14Megabus
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Feb 9
$30First Transpennine Express
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Thu
Feb 10
$30First Transpennine Express
$16National Express
Fri
Feb 11
$33First Transpennine Express
$18National Express

Bus times from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for Jan 23

Fastest Journey

3 h 30 m

Average

4 h 42 m

Buses per day

14

Distance

171 km

Of the 14 buses that leave Manchester for Newcastle upon Tyne every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 171 km distance in an average of 4 h 42 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 16 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
12:00PMManchester, Coach Station3h30 03:30PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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$241One-way
2nd Fastest
01:35PMManchester3h45 05:20PMNewcastle upon Tyne
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$251One-way
04:25PMManchester3h55 08:20PMNewcastle upon Tyne
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$281One-way
10:10AMManchester3h55 02:05PMNewcastle upon Tyne
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$251One-way
04:00PMManchester, Coach Station4h00 08:00PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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$311One-way

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance105 miles (170 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$18 (€15)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express or Megabus

Buses from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 105 miles (170 km) long route taking on average 4 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $16 (€13), but the average price of bus tickets is $18 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.

Bus companies: National Express from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

Buy your official National Express bus tickets between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne from $16 (€13) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: $16

When purchasing your National Express bus tickets to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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 Manchester to Newcastle

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.

Which bus companies travel from Manchester to Newcastle Upon Tyne?

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.

How long is the bus from Manchester to Newcastle Upon Tyne?

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.

How many buses are there from Manchester to Newcastle Upon Tyne?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Manchester to Newcastle Upon Tyne?

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.

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FAQs

How much does a cheap bus to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne to cost as little as $16 (€13)  in the next 7 days.

How much is the bus to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester on average?

If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne bus to cost on average $18 (€15)  one way.

How far is Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne by bus?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester by bus to be approximately 105 miles (170 km).

How long is the bus to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester?

On average the Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne bus travel time is 4 h 30 min  for the 105 miles (170 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by bus from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne, which bus station in Manchester do I depart from and which bus station in Newcastle upon Tyne do I arrive in?

Some of the Manchester bus stations to Newcastle upon Tyne you can start your journey from include Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Newcastle upon Tyne include Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne and Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street / Cross Carliol Street.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.

Where is the bus station in Manchester to go to Newcastle upon Tyne? Where is the bus station in Newcastle upon Tyne located?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (303 m) from the bus station to the city center in Newcastle upon Tyne.

What bus companies go from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne?

Take the Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne bus with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any direct buses from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne?

Yes, there are direct buses between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne, and you can find a direct bus for this journey with National Express or Megabus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

What are the first and last departure bus times from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne?

You can take the earliest bus from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne at 9: 10 AM   or take the last bus from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne leaving at 11: 10 PM. Look for the latest Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.

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

The price of a one way bus ticket from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne is on average $18 (€15) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this journey. In general, you can find bus tickets between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne available a few months in advance.