Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for May 24

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

3 h 25 m

Average

4 h 20 m

Buses per day

24

Distance

171 km

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne start from $14 with an average ticket price of $16.

The fastest bus from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 3h 25m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 20m and covers a distance of 171 km.

24 buses leave Manchester for Newcastle upon Tyne every day with 18 travelling directly.

Cheapest
FlixBus
11:50AM3h50
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
03:40PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$141One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
12:00PM4h15
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
04:15PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$161One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
09:40AM3h25
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
01:05PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$161One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
07:50AM3h45
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
11:35AMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$171One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
01:50PM3h45
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
05:35PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
$171One-way
0 transfers

FAQs: Bus from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance105 miles (170 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$19 (€17)
frequencyBus frequency12 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 12 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersMegabus, National Express or FlixBus

Buses from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 105 miles (170 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Normally, there are 12 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 $2 (€2). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station.

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

Megabus, National Express and FlixBus buses will get you between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne from $9 (€8). 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.

Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: $9
  • FlixBus 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.

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