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.
The average ticket from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne will cost around £ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.
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2 h 30 m
2 h 41 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave Edinburgh for Newcastle upon Tyne every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 148 km distance in an average of 2 h 41 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 30 m .
The slowest buses will take 2 h 55 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.
|Distance||91 miles (147 km)|
|Average coach duration||2 h 30 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£8 (€10)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 91 miles (147 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £6, but the average price of coach tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
Travel from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne from £6 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
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 Edinburgh - 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.
When you buy your National Express coach tickets from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
Buses from Edinburgh to Newcastle Upon Tyne operate frequently throughout the week. There are usually about five services per day, at various times. The earliest service departs at about 5:45 a.m, while the last service departs from Edinburgh at around 11:00 p.m. The journey is usually direct, and takes from 2 hours and 35 minutes. The main bus operators that provide services between Edinburgh and Newcastle Upon Tyne include Megabus and National Express. Late night travel is usually the cheapest option, and it’s often possible to make further savings by purchasing a ticket in advance.
Buses from Edinburgh to Newcastle Upon Tyne usually depart from Edinburgh Bus and Coach Station. The station is conveniently situated on Elder Street. Its central location makes it easily accessible via bus, train or taxi. The Airport Express Shuttle bus stops a short walk away, and the distance between the bus station and Waverley train station is 320 metres - which is a 5 minute walk. As well as local buses, Stagecoach and Citylink also provide services to the coach station. There is a pick up and drop-off point close to the entrance along North St Andrew Street.
Newcastle Upon Tyne boasts a wealth of attractions, such as the Tyne Bridge, St James Park, and the Discovery Museum. The city is particularly well-known for its seven city bridges. Buses from Edinburgh to Newcastle Upon Tyne usually terminate at either Newcastle Upon Tyne Coach station or along John Dobson Street. The coach station is a short walk away from the Central metro station and Newcastle rail station. Local buses serve the station throughout the day, and night buses are in operation. In addition, travellers may choose to catch a taxi outside the station.
When taking a coach from Edinburgh, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh. When you arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne and Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street / Cross Carliol Street.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Edinburgh Waverley to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 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 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.
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