The cheapest buses from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for 27 Oct

Cheapest

£16

Average

£22

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.

Cheapest
16:15Manchester3h45 20:00Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
£161One-way
2nd Cheapest
17:30Manchester3h55 21:25Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
£181One-way
2nd Cheapest
19:20Manchester3h55 23:15Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
£181One-way
17:10Manchester, Coach Station6h45 23:55Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
1 changes
£191One-way
16:00Manchester, Coach Station4h15 20:15Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 changes
£221One-way

Timetable Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wed, 27 Oct
09:10Manchester, Coach Station5h05 14:15Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 changes
12:00Manchester, Coach Station3h30 15:30Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 changes
13:10Manchester, Coach Station4h30 17:40Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 changes
16:00Manchester, Coach Station4h15 20:15Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 changes
16:15Manchester3h45 20:00Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
17:10Manchester, Coach Station6h45 23:55Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 changes
17:30Manchester3h55 21:25Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
19:20Manchester3h55 23:15Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
19:25Manchester, Coach Station4h50 00:15Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 changes

This is the last bus of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

COMPARE Prices across different modes

Tue
26 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£16Megabus
Wed
27 Oct
£78First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Thu
28 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Sat
30 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£40London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
Mon
1 Nov
£38First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Tue
2 Nov
£32First Transpennine Express
£12Megabus
Wed
3 Nov
£36First Transpennine Express
£12Megabus
Thu
4 Nov
£24First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£31First Transpennine Express
£12Megabus
Sat
6 Nov
£31First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£38London North Eastern Railway
£12Megabus
Mon
8 Nov
£31First Transpennine Express
£12Megabus
Tue
9 Nov
£27First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Wed
10 Nov
£27First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£27First Transpennine Express
£12Megabus
Fri
12 Nov
£31First Transpennine Express
£14National Express
Sat
13 Nov
£27First Transpennine Express
£14National Express
Sun
14 Nov
£33First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Mon
15 Nov
£27First Transpennine Express
£12Megabus

The fastest buses from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

Showing times and prices for 27 Oct

Fastest Journey

3 h 30 m

Average

4 h 30 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

171 km

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.

Fastest
12:00Manchester, Coach Station3h30 15:30Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 changes
£221One-way
2nd Fastest
16:15Manchester3h45 20:00Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
£161One-way
17:30Manchester3h55 21:25Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
£181One-way
19:20Manchester3h55 23:15Newcastle upon Tyne
0 changes
£181One-way
16:00Manchester, Coach Station4h15 20:15Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
0 changes
£221One-way

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

National Express
Eurolines France
RegioJet
Trenitalia

Coach Information from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance105 miles (170 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£14 (€16)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational 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.

Coach companies

Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne with National Express

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

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:

    • 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 Manchester to Newcastle

    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.

    Travel Tips

    Buses from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne
    Take the bus to Newcastle upon Tyne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne.
    FAQs
    What is the cost of cheap coaches to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester for as little as £14  in the next 7 days.
    How much is a coach ticket from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne?
    If you’re looking to book your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne coach price to come in at an average of £14  one way.
    What is the distance from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne by coach?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester via coach to be approximately 105 miles (170 km).
    How long is the coach from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne?
    While the time it takes to travel 105 miles (170 km) between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne is on average 3 h 55 min.
    Which coach station from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne do I depart from? Which Newcastle upon Tyne coach station from Manchester do I arrive in?

    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.

    Where is the departure coach station in Manchester located? Where is the arrival coach station in Newcastle upon Tyne located?

    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.

    What coach companies offer a service between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne?
    For the route from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne you can take a coach with National Express or Megabus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Are there any Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne direct coach services?
    Yes, you can look for direct coaches from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne with National Express or Megabus  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
    What are the first and last departure coach times from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne?
    The first coach from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne leaves at 08: 10   and the last coach for this leaves at 18: 20. Omio shows you the latest coach from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    How far in advance should I purchase coach tickets from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne for the best deals?
    The price of a one way coach ticket from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne is on average £14 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this trip. In general, you can find coach tickets between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey