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Of the 60 bus that leave London for Newcastle every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct bus cover the 398 km distance in an average of 10h 49m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 7h 10m .
The slowest bus will take 14h 32m 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.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Newcastle will cost around £ 42 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 28.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
8 hours 42 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£12|
|Buses depart from:||London|
|Bus arrives in:||Newcastle|
|Bus Companies:||National Express|
Taking coaches from London to Newcastle-upon-Tyne is a relaxing and cost-effective way of making this journey. There are five direct departures and up to 14 connecting services every day of the week. Direct routes take between seven and eight hours while other departures take up to 13 hours or more to complete the journey. Departures are from London Victoria Coach Station while journeys terminate at Newcastle-upon-Tyne Churchill Street Coach Station.
All routes to Newcastle-upon-Tyne from London are operated by the part-British, part-European owned National Express. Headquartered in Birmingham, this provider offers extensive routes across the UK and Europe. Its coaches are modern and comfortable with onboard services of WiFi, toilets, air conditioning or heating and luggage space. Some coaches also have individual power sockets.
Direct coaches from London to Newcastle-upon-Tyne take between seven and eight hours while connecting services take from eight to 13 or more hours depending on transfer waiting times. Connections are made at London Heathrow Bus Station or in Leeds.
There are five daily direct coaches from London to Newcastle-upon-Tyne and at least 14 or more departures on routes that require a connection. Connections are made at either London Heathrow Bus Station or in Leeds city centre. The same timetable operates seven days a week.
Departure bus station: Coach routes from London to Newcastle-upon-Tyne start at London Victoria Coach Station in central London. This is close to London Victoria Train Station and together they are served by trains, underground trains and local buses. Facilities at the coach station include parking, taxi ranks, WiFi, left luggage storage, ATMs, shops, cafes and bars. A further range of shops, restaurants and services can be found in the streets around the coach station.
Arrival bus station: Coaches to Newcastle-upon-Tyne from London complete their journey at Newcastle Churchill Street Coach Station, located in the heart of the city. It is linked to the city and to Newcastle International Airport by local buses and the Tyne and Wear Metro system. Among the facilities at the coach station are car parking, a taxi rank, waiting areas, WiFi, ATMs, fast food outlets and a coffee shop.