How to travel from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

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from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

You can get from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne on Dec 07 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:40PMManchester4h05 08:45PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
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04:40PMManchester4h05 08:45PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
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05:30PMManchester3h55 09:25PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
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12:00PMManchester, Coach Station3h30 03:30PMNewcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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07:20PMManchester3h55 11:15PMNewcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
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Travel Information to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester

distanceDistance105 miles (170 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $29
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€18) • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $29 (€26) • 2 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Transpennine Express

Travel 105 miles (170 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus or Transpennine Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne.

How to get from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne, 55,10% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

Travel Tips: Travel 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.
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There are 4 ways to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester is by taking a bus with an average price of $21 (€18).

This is compared to other travel options to Newcastle upon Tyne:

A bus is generally $8 (€7) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $29 (€26) from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne.

The fastest way from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 17 min.

There are alternative travel options to Newcastle upon Tyne that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 45 min   of travel time.

The Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne distance is around 105 miles (170 km).

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne is:

  • 7 buses a day.
  • 19 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne:

  • Buses most often depart from Manchester at Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne at Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Megabus to go to Newcastle upon Tyne by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets on Omio for $21 (€18).
  • Travel with Transpennine Express to go to Newcastle upon Tyne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Transpennine Express Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne tickets on Omio for $29 (€26).

Yes, there are direct services available from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Megabus with 7 direct buses per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with with 16 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Newcastle upon Tyne as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Your trip from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne doesn't have to end in Newcastle upon Tyne. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Edinburgh or Glasgow to your Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Newcastle upon Tyne today!

When planning your trip from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $21 (€18) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $29 (€26) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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