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Cheap coach tickets from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Megabus
16:0011h20
Bristol
03:20Newcastle upon Tyne
£141One-way
0 changes
Megabus
13:159h45
Bristol
23:00Newcastle upon Tyne
£171One-way
0 changes
Megabus
02:3013h40
Bristol
16:10Newcastle upon Tyne
£231One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
12:057h40
Bristol
19:45Newcastle upon Tyne
£251One-way
0 changes
National Express
12:5012h00
Bristol
00:50Newcastle upon Tyne
£271One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableBristol to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 April
Megabus
14:508h20
Bristol
23:10Newcastle upon Tyne
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FlixBus
19:4010h30
Bristol
06:10Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
Megabus
02:3013h40
Bristol
16:10Newcastle upon Tyne
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FlixBus
12:057h40
Bristol
19:45Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
Megabus
07:258h50
Bristol
16:15Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
Megabus
10:3510h05
Bristol
20:40Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
National Express
19:359h50
Bristol
05:25Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
Megabus
13:159h45
Bristol
23:00Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
National Express
12:5012h00
Bristol
00:50Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
Megabus
15:3511h45
Bristol
03:20Newcastle upon Tyne
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Megabus
16:0011h20
Bristol
03:20Newcastle upon Tyne
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Bus times from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Fastest Journey

7 h 40 m

Average

10 h 20 m

Buses per day

11

Distance

397 km

Of the 11 buses that leave Bristol for Newcastle upon Tyne every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

FlixBus
12:057h40
Bristol
19:45Newcastle upon Tyne
£251One-way
0 changes
Megabus
14:508h20
Bristol
23:10Newcastle upon Tyne
£291One-way
0 changes
Megabus
07:258h50
Bristol
16:15Newcastle upon Tyne
£301One-way
0 changes
Megabus
13:159h45
Bristol
23:00Newcastle upon Tyne
£171One-way
0 changes
National Express
19:359h50
Bristol
05:25Newcastle upon Tyne
£611One-way
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Overview: Coach from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance246 miles
durationAverage coach duration7 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£21 (€23)
frequencyCoach frequency2 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 2 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus, National Express or FlixBus

Coaches from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 246 miles long trip taking on average 7 h 40 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £13, but the average price of coach tickets is £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol, Airport Bus Station and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station.

Coach companies: Megabus, National Express and FlixBus Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne

For as little as £15 you can travel by coach between Bristol and Newcastle upon Tyne with Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Buses from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne

Buses from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne typically run between 7 and 9 times a day. There are both direct buses and ones that require from one to two changes. If you take a direct bus from Bristol to Newcastle, it will take you between 7h 45min to 10h 10min, depending on the time of day your bus departs. Buses with one to two changes take between 8h 35min and 1-h 30min. The bus times range depending on what time of day you decide to depart. There are two possible bus stations that you may depart at.

You will either leave from Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) or Bristol, City Centre. When you arrive in Newcastle, you will come into Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station or Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street/ Cross Carliol Street. Your arrival and departure station will depend on what bus company you choose to travel with.

Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne Bus Time: Daily Departures

There are approximately 7 to 9 daily departures. Around 5 or 4 of these depart in the morning, and 3 to 4 depart in the afternoon/evening. The earliest bus departs from Bristol at around 05:35 a.m. and arrives in Newcastle at approximately 15:10 p.m.; National Express runs this bus. The last bus departs from Bristol at approximately 19:30 p.m. and arrives in Newcastle upon Tyne at around 06:00 a.m. the next morning. National Express also runs this bus.

How long is the journey by bus from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The journey time ranges depending on how many changes your route has, your bus provider, and the time of day the bus departs. Megabus runs the quickest bus. This bus departs at around 15:30 p.m. and arrives in Newcastle upon Tyne at approximately 23:15 p.m.; this route includes no changes and takes around 7h 45min. The quickest bus route run by National Express is the bus that leaves at approximately 15:30 p.m. and arrives in Newcastle upon Tyne at 23:55 p.m.; this bus takes around 8h 25min. It is good to know that bus times may change slightly from day to day. But the quickest buses tend to leave in the afternoon.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne?

Departure bus station: Bristol, City Centre and Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough Street) are the two departure stations in Bristol. The National Express buses depart from Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough Street), and Megabus buses depart from Bristol, City Centre. Bristol, City Centre is located around 15min from the city centre, if you take the bus.

There are local buses that also use this bus stop. This bus station has a ticket sales office, waiting rooms and bathroom. Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough Street) is located around 10min from the city centre by car. If you want to use public transport to get there, this bus stop also has local buses. Some of the Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough Street) facilities include a café, bathrooms, waiting rooms, newsagents, and automatic ticket machines.

Arrival bus station: Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street / Cross Carliol Street and Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station are the two arrive stations/stops in Newcastle upon Tyne. The Megabus bus arrives at Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street / Cross Carliol Street, and the National Express bus arrives at Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station. Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street / Cross Carliol Street is around 5min from the city centre and can be reached by bus. There are no amenities or services at this stop as it is only a bus stop and not a station. Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station is located around 10min from the city centre and can be reached by either bus or train. This station has various amenities, including vending machines, waiting areas, phone charging machines, cash machines, and bathrooms.

Newcastle River Tyne. Source: Shutterstock

Which bus companies travel from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne?

There are two bus companies which travel from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne. These bus companies are National Express and Megabus. There are approximately 6 to 7 National Express buses daily. Megabus has around one to two daily buses. National Express runs the earliest bus of the day. This bus leaves at around 05:35 a.m. National Express also runs the last bus of the day, which departs at around 19:25 p.m.

Megabus runs the fastest bus, departing from Bristol at approximately 15:30 p.m. The fastest buses of the day tend to leave in the afternoon and evening. The Megabus buses go directly from Bristol to Newcastle. All National Express buses require at least one change. Some of the potential places your National Express bus may require you to change are in Birmingham, Leeds, or London.

National Express buses from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne

National Express buses from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne depart approximately 6 to 7 times a day. There are buses in the morning, afternoon and evening. There are no National Express buses that are direct. All the buses have from one to two changes. Some of the places these buses change at include London, Birmingham and Leeds. The fastest National Express buses tend to leave in the afternoon. The slowest buses are those that depart in the early morning and evening. The travel time on National Express buses range from 8h 25min to 10h 30min.

Megabus buses from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne

Megabus buses depart around once or twice a day. There is one bus in the morning and one in the afternoon. All Megabus buses from Bristol to Newcastle travel directly. The fastest Megabus buses leave in the afternoon. The slower buses depart in the morning. The travel time on Megabus buses ranges from around 7h 45min to 10h 10min.

Bus Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne: Services on Board

National Express and Megabus buses have a great variety of services on board. National Express allows you to take two bags of a maximum of 44 pounds (20 kg) and one item of hand luggage when it comes to luggage. From Megabus, you can also take 44 pounds (20 kg) of luggage, however, only in one bag. You may also bring one item of hand luggage. There are charging ports at each seat on these buses.

If you require any assistance, the friendly staff from National Express or Megabus will be more than happy to help you. There is also space on these buses for wheelchair users. Pushchairs can also be brought on the buses but must be folded up and put in the storage area. Pets can unfortunately not be brought on these buses; however, this is allowed if you have an assistance dog.

Newcastle Tyne Bridge. Source: Shutterstock

How to find cheap bus tickets from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne?

Finding cheap bus tickets can be easy if you know what to look for. Booking your bus ticket well in advance is one of the best ways to do this. Bus tickets always become more expensive closer to the departure date. Taking a bus with more changes often happens to be cheaper. If you don’t mind a slightly longer journey, take one of these buses, it is sure to save you some money. Being flexible with your travel dates is always a benefit, as travelling during the week does tend to be cheaper than on the weekend.

To Newcastle upon Tyne by bus—travel tips

Newcastle upon Tyne is a great city filled with attractions and great restaurants for you to check out. Some of the most popular historical tourism in the area include Victoria Tunnel, The Discovery Museum, Newcastle Castle and Grey Street. There are also many landmarks you must see in Newcastle.

Recommended landmarks are The Quayside, The Tyne Bridge, Newcastle Cathedral and The Angle of the North. If food is your type of main attraction, there are many fantastic restaurants in the area. Restaurants in the area that are recommended include Simla Restaurant, Branches Jesmond, The French Quarter, and Aidan’s Kitchen.

FAQs: Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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Cheap coach tickets from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne can start from as little as £13 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne is £21; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by coach from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne is 7 h 40 min   to travel the 246 mile long trip, with around there are 2 coaches per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne leaves at 05: 35. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne leaves at 23: 10.
There are 2 coaches a day from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne which require at least one change with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
For the trip from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne you can take a coach with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services to Newcastle upon Tyne from Bristol on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Bristol, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Bristol, Airport Bus Station, Bristol, Airport and Bristol, Station Approach (Temple Meads - Stop T1). When arriving in Newcastle upon Tyne, you can end your journey in coach stations like Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Ord Street and Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Bristol, Airport Bus Station, which is located around 8.9 miles (14.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Bristol to Newcastle upon Tyne by coach is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne from Bristol including taking a train, coach or flight.

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