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3 h 35 m
4 h 29 m
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Of the 11 bus that leave Manchester for Newcastle every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct bus cover the 171 km distance in an average of 4 h 29 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 3 h 35 m .
The slowest bus will take 5 h 30 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.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Manchester to Newcastle will cost around $ 24 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 14.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
4 hours 27 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||$10|
|Buses depart from:||Manchester|
|Bus arrives in:||Newcastle|
|Bus Companies:||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.