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 Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne will cost around £ 22 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 16.
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Of the 9 buses that leave Manchester 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 171 km distance in an average of 4 h 30 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 30 m .
The slowest buses will take 6 h 45 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||105 miles (170 km)|
|Average coach duration||3 h 55 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£14 (€16)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne cover the 105 miles (170 km) long route taking on average 3 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £14, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
You can travel by coach between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne with National Express for as low as £14. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
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 Manchester - 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 has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne:
National Express offers four daily direct buses from Manchester to Newcastle. There are departures in early morning, late morning, mid afternoon and early evening. In addition there are four indirect buses, including an overnight service leaving just before midnight. These journeys require a change at Leeds Coach Station. The fastest journey time is the late morning direct service, taking three hours and 30 minutes to reach Newcastle. The overnight bus takes approximately five hours and 30 minutes. Buses from Manchester to Newcastle depart from Manchester Coach Station in the centre of the city, arriving at Newcastle Coach Station, on the southern side of the city centre, close to the rail station.
When departing from Manchester, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. When arriving in Newcastle upon Tyne, you can end your route in coach stations like Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne and Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street / Cross Carliol Street.
Omio customers book a coach from Manchester Piccadilly to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Manchester Piccadilly 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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