Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne bus

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for Nov 29

Cheapest

15

Average

21

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.

Cheapest
06:45PMManchester, Coach Station5h10 11:55PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
1 transfer
151One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:40PMManchester4h05 08:45PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
0 transfers
191One-way
04:00PMManchester, Coach Station4h15 08:15PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 transfers
201One-way
05:30PMManchester3h55 09:25PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
0 transfers
211One-way
07:20PMManchester3h55 11:15PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
0 transfers
211One-way

Bus schedule from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing buses for tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29
09:10AMManchester, Coach Station4h45 01:55PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
1 transfer
12:00PMManchester, Coach Station3h30 03:30PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 transfers
04:00PMManchester, Coach Station4h15 08:15PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 transfers
04:40PMManchester4h05 08:45PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
0 transfers
05:30PMManchester3h55 09:25PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
0 transfers
06:45PMManchester, Coach Station5h10 11:55PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
1 transfer
07:20PMManchester3h55 11:15PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
0 transfers
07:25PMManchester, Coach Station4h50 12:15AMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
1 transfer

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Bus times from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for Nov 29

Fastest Journey

3 h 30 m

Average

4 h 18 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

171 km

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.

Fastest
12:00PMManchester, Coach Station3h30 03:30PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 transfers
231One-way
2nd Fastest
05:30PMManchester3h55 09:25PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
0 transfers
211One-way
2nd Fastest
07:20PMManchester3h55 11:15PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
0 transfers
211One-way
04:40PMManchester4h05 08:45PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
0 transfers
191One-way
04:00PMManchester, Coach Station4h15 08:15PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 transfers
201One-way

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance105 miles (170 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$19 (€17)
frequencyBus frequency7 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 7 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersNational 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.

Bus companies: National Express and FlixBus from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

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
National Express

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:

    • Average Duration: 3 h 50 min
    • National Express frequency: 2 a day

    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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester

    Travel Tips: 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 Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne buses for as little as $17 (€16)  in the next 7 days.
    The bus price from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne is on average $19 (€17)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne by bus to be approximately 105 miles (170 km).
    On average the Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne bus time is 3 h 45 min  covering the 105 miles (170 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    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.

    Take the Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne bus with National Express, Megabus or Flixbus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the trip to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 7 direct buses per day from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne with National Express or Megabus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
    On average, there are 7 buses a day from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the earliest bus from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne at 6: 40 PM   or take the last bus from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne leaving at 6: 40 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 trip.
    The price of a one way bus ticket from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne is on average $19 (€17) if you book 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 trip. In general, you can find bus tickets between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne available a few months in advance.

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