The cheapest buses from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Cheapest

£6

Average

£12

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.

Cheapest
22:45Edinburgh, Elder Street2h30 01:15Newcastle upon Tyne
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£61One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:15Edinburgh, Elder Street2h40 13:55Newcastle upon Tyne
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£111One-way
21:10Edinburgh2h35 23:45Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£121One-way
08:45Edinburgh2h45 11:30Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£141One-way
10:45Edinburgh2h55 13:40Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£171One-way

Timetable Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

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08:45Edinburgh2h45 11:30Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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10:45Edinburgh2h55 13:40Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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11:15Edinburgh, Elder Street2h40 13:55Newcastle upon Tyne
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21:10Edinburgh2h35 23:45Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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22:45Edinburgh, Elder Street2h30 01:15Newcastle upon Tyne
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Wed
27 Oct
£23First Transpennine Express
£6Megabus
Thu
28 Oct
£27Cross Country
£6Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£27Cross Country
£6Megabus
Sat
30 Oct
£19London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£12First Transpennine Express
£6Megabus
Mon
1 Nov
£25London North Eastern Railway
£11National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£27Cross Country
£11National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£27Cross Country
£6Megabus
Thu
4 Nov
£25London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Fri
5 Nov
£25London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sat
6 Nov
£14London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sun
7 Nov
£12First Transpennine Express
£6Megabus
Mon
8 Nov
£23London North Eastern Railway
£11National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£24London North Eastern Railway
£11National Express
Wed
10 Nov
£23London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Thu
11 Nov
£29London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Fri
12 Nov
£25London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sat
13 Nov
£12London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sun
14 Nov
£12First Transpennine Express
£6Megabus
Mon
15 Nov
£25London North Eastern Railway
£11National Express
Tue
16 Nov
£24London North Eastern Railway
£10National Express

The fastest buses from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 30 m

Average

2 h 41 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

148 km

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.

Fastest
22:45Edinburgh, Elder Street2h30 01:15Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
£61One-way
2nd Fastest
21:10Edinburgh2h35 23:45Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 changes
£121One-way
11:15Edinburgh, Elder Street2h40 13:55Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
£111One-way
08:45Edinburgh2h45 11:30Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 changes
£141One-way
10:45Edinburgh2h55 13:40Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 changes
£171One-way

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Coach Information to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£8 (€10)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational 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.

Coach companies

National Express Edinburgh – Newcastle upon Tyne

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

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.

  • Average Price: £11

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:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses From Edinburgh to Newcastle Upon Tyne: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Bus from Edinburgh

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.

Getting into Newcastle Upon Tyne by Bus

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.

Travel Tips

Buses from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne
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FAQs
How much do cheap coaches to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh for as little as £6  in the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne coach prices are on average £8  one way.
What is the distance from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne via coach?
The coach distance from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne is around 91 miles (147 km).
How long does it take from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne by coach?
On average the Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne coach time is 2 h 30 min  covering the 91 miles (147 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Edinburgh and arrival coach station in Newcastle upon Tyne?

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.

Where is the Edinburgh coach station located? Where is the Newcastle upon Tyne coach station located?

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.

What coach companies go from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?
When taking a coach from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, you can count on National Express or Megabus for the best way to get you to Newcastle upon Tyne. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to Newcastle upon Tyne from Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
Are there any Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne direct coach services?
Yes, you can find a direct coach from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne with National Express or Megabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
What time is the earliest coach from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne? What time is the last coach from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne?
You can take the first coach from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne at 08: 45   or take the last coach from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne leaving at 22: 45. Look for the latest Edinburgh Newcastle upon Tyne coach times on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this trip.
How far in advance should I buy coach tickets from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne for the best deals?
If you purchase Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £8. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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