The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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9 h 35 m
10 h 17 m
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Of the 4 buses that leave Cardiff for Newcastle upon Tyne every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average coach duration||9 h 35 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£22 (€24)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Cardiff to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 249 miles long journey taking on average 9 h 35 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of coach tickets is £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
FlixBus and National Express coaches will get you from Cardiff to Newcastle upon Tyne from £17. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Cardiff - Newcastle upon Tyne coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
National Express Coaches operate six buses a day from Cardiff to Newcastle, with journey times of between 10 and 12 hours. The same timetable operates seven days a week, with departures from just before 3:00 a.m., until around 7:00 p.m. There is also one Megabus departure per day at around 3:30 p.m. and a direct route that takes around 9 hours.
National Express buses from Cardiff to Newcastle depart from Cardiff Central Bus Station in Sophia Gardens, while the Megabus coach leaves from Cardiff Kingsway. Both are centrally located for the city. Stagecoach, Veolia Transport Cymru, First Cymru and Cardiff Bus all have routes serving the city, Cardiff University and the airport. Taxis are also available at the Central Bus Station and across the city.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne is a large port city in the North East of England, known for its strong Geordie dialect and said to have some of the best nightlife in Britain. The city is full of elegant Victorian and Edwardian architecture, as well as having interesting galleries and museums, such as the University Gallery and The Hatton Gallery. The Angel of the North and Hadrian's Wall are both within easy reach. Buses from Cardiff to Newcastle arrive at either the Eldon Square Bus Station, or on John Dobson Street, both located close to the city centre, shops and attractions. Newcastle's efficient and extensive transport network consists of the Tyne and Wear Metro system, as well as local buses operated by Go North East, Stagecoach and Arriva. Taxis are available at the coach station and Newcastle has weekend night bus routes.
When taking a coach from Cardiff, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, Gorsedd Gardens Rd / Museum Ave. When you arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Strawberry Place (St. James' Park) and Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street / Cross Carliol Street.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Cardiff Central to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from Cardiff Central and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre to get to this coach station.
Passengers arriving in Newcastle upon Tyne most often arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and need to travel around 0.2 miles (440 m) from this coach station to the city centre.
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