Buses from Manchester to Newcastle

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Manchester to Newcastle

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07:30Manchester, Coach Station4h45 12:15Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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10:20Manchester, Coach Station4h20 14:40Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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11:15Manchester, Coach Station3h35 14:50Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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11:20Manchester, Coach Station3h50 15:10Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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13:20Manchester, Coach Station5h10 18:30Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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15:15Manchester, Coach Station3h50 19:05Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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15:20Manchester, Coach Station4h40 20:00Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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17:30Manchester, Coach Station4h35 22:05Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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18:15Manchester, Coach Station3h55 22:10Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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18:30Manchester, Coach Station5h15 23:45Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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23:50Manchester, Coach Station5h30 05:20Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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The fastest buses

from Manchester
to Newcastle

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Fastest Journey

3 h 35 m

Average

4 h 29 m

Buses per day

11

Distance

171 km

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.

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11:15Manchester, Coach Station3h35 14:50Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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$191One-way
2nd Fastest
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11:20Manchester, Coach Station3h50 15:10Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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$341One-way
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15:15Manchester, Coach Station3h50 19:05Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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$201One-way
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18:15Manchester, Coach Station3h55 22:10Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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$191One-way
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10:20Manchester, Coach Station4h20 14:40Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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$271One-way

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Mon
Sep 23
$50First Transpennine Express
$14National Express
Tue
Sep 24
$42First Transpennine Express
$15National Express
Wed
Sep 25
$46First Transpennine Express
$13National Express
Thu
Sep 26
$38First Transpennine Express
$13National Express
Fri
Sep 27
$35First Transpennine Express
$12National Express
Sat
Sep 28
$31First Transpennine Express
$12National Express
Sun
Sep 29
$53First Transpennine Express
$10National Express
Mon
Sep 30
$31First Transpennine Express
$11National Express
Tue
Oct 1
$28First Transpennine Express
$8National Express
Wed
Oct 2
$28First Transpennine Express
$8National Express
Thu
Oct 3
$28First Transpennine Express
$8National Express
Fri
Oct 4
$28First Transpennine Express
$10National Express
Sat
Oct 5
$28First Transpennine Express
$10National Express
Sun
Oct 6
$42First Transpennine Express
$10National Express
Mon
Oct 7
$28First Transpennine Express
$8National Express
Tue
Oct 8
$28First Transpennine Express
$10National Express
Wed
Oct 9
$28First Transpennine Express
$10National Express
Thu
Oct 10
$28First Transpennine Express
$8National Express
Fri
Oct 11
$35First Transpennine Express
$10National Express
Sat
Oct 12
$28First Transpennine Express
$10National Express

The cheapest buses

from Manchester
to Newcastle

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Cheapest

$14

Average

$24

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.

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23:50Manchester, Coach Station5h30 05:20Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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$141One-way
2nd Cheapest
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07:30Manchester, Coach Station4h45 12:15Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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$171One-way
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18:15Manchester, Coach Station3h55 22:10Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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$191One-way
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11:15Manchester, Coach Station3h35 14:50Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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$191One-way
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15:15Manchester, Coach Station3h50 19:05Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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$201One-way

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Journey Summary

Manchester to Newcastle Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
4 hours 27 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $10
Buses depart from:Manchester
Bus arrives in:Newcastle
Distance:171 km
BusBus Companies:National Express

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Manchester
Newcastle
BusManchester (Coach Station)

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

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