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Cheap coach tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 21 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Megabus
12:3510h35
Newcastle upon Tyne
23:10Bristol
£161One-way
0 changes
Megabus
08:308h40
Newcastle upon Tyne
17:10Bristol
£191One-way
0 changes
Megabus
07:109h25
Newcastle upon Tyne
16:35Bristol
£211One-way
0 changes
National Express
14:5010h30
Newcastle upon Tyne
01:20Bristol
£241One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
09:308h00
Newcastle upon Tyne
17:30Bristol
£251One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableNewcastle upon Tyne to Bristol

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, 21 April
FlixBus
09:308h00
Newcastle upon Tyne
17:30Bristol
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Megabus
08:308h40
Newcastle upon Tyne
17:10Bristol
0 changes
FlixBus
23:4013h55
Newcastle upon Tyne
13:35Bristol
0 changes
National Express
14:5010h30
Newcastle upon Tyne
01:20Bristol
0 changes
Megabus
10:158h50
Newcastle upon Tyne
19:05Bristol
0 changes

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Bus times from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 21 Apr

Fastest Journey

8 h

Average

10 h 28 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

397 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Newcastle upon Tyne for Bristol every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

FlixBus
09:308h00
Newcastle upon Tyne
17:30Bristol
£251One-way
0 changes
Megabus
08:308h40
Newcastle upon Tyne
17:10Bristol
£191One-way
0 changes
Megabus
10:158h50
Newcastle upon Tyne
19:05Bristol
£341One-way
0 changes
Megabus
07:109h25
Newcastle upon Tyne
16:35Bristol
£211One-way
0 changes
National Express
14:5010h30
Newcastle upon Tyne
01:20Bristol
£241One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol

distanceDistance246 miles
durationAverage coach duration8 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£20 (€23)
frequencyCoach frequency5 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 2 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus, National Express or FlixBus

Coaches from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol cover the 246 miles long journey taking on average 8 h with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Normally, there are 5 coaches operating per day. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £13, but the average price of coach tickets is £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station and arrive in Bristol, Airport Bus Station.

Coach companies: Megabus, National Express and FlixBus Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol

Megabus, National Express and FlixBus coaches will get you from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol from £11. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Coach information from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 8 h
  • Cheapest Price: £11

Buses from Newcastle to Bristol

Between 10 and 20 buses depart from Newcastle to arrive in Bristol each day, with more than one provider serving the route. The buses have an excellent frequency, particularly during the morning and early afternoon when buses usually depart every hour. You can also access buses that operate in the late evening and make the journey overnight to arrive on the morning of the next day. The total time for the journey between Newcastle and Bristol by bus can vary, but usually takes an average time of 11h.

Newcastle to Bristol Bus Time: Daily Departures

Buses run from Newcastle to Bristol every day, including at weekends. A regular schedule for departures runs throughout the day, with the first buses departing at around 4:00 a.m and the final departures made at around 11:30 p.m. During popular travel times (late morning and early afternoon), one bus departs from Newcastle to Bristol every hour. As two companies operate services on this route, you can generally find a reliable service at a convenient time for you.

How long is the journey by bus from Newcastle to Bristol?

The total duration of a bus trip between Newcastle and Bristol can vary, depending on which provider you choose and at which time you will be travelling. The average journey time is around 11h, however the journeys can be completed in 8h 30min if you choose a provider who is offering such a fast trip. Bus trips between Newcastle and Bristol usually operate directly, with no need to change during your trip, however come providers may require you to change at some point during your journey which may add some time to the duration of travel.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Newcastle to Bristol?

Departure bus station:Newcastle buses depart from several points within the city. Passengers travelling with Megabus are collected from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street / Cross Carliol Street. This is a small bus stop just steps from Newcastle city centre and a short walk from Newcastle University. Nation Express coaches collect passengers from Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station which is a short walk from Newcastle Central railway station. Here you can find a taxi rank, parking area and public toilets. The coach station’s passenger facilities such an indoor seating, ATMs and vending machines are always available during opening hours.

Arrival bus station:Bristol Bus and Coach Station is the usual arrival bus station for coaches from Newcastle to Bristol. It is a large bus station with waiting areas, tickets machines and food and drink services available for travellers. It is located near to Broadmead, a popular local shopping area, and is just a short walk from the University of Bristol. Some providers, such as Megabus, arrive at other bus stops in the Bristol such as Stoke Gifford and the City Centre.

Bristol Night Walk. Source: Shutterstock

Which bus companies travel from Newcastle to Bristol?

Two companies currently operate the bus services on the route between Newcastle and Bristol: Megabus and National Express. Both offer several regular departure times throughout the day. While they offer slightly different options for departure and arrival bus stations, Megabus and National Express both complete the journey between the two locations in similar times, usually under 11h. Megabus are more likely to offer a direct bus service between Newcastle and Bristol, which can mean a faster journey time, while National Express offers several daily buses which require one or two changes during the trip. While changing maybe lengthen the journey, you may find that these tickets are slightly cheaper.

Megabus buses from Newcastle to Bristol

Megabus run around half of the daily bus services from Newcastle to Bristol. The company are well known for their good value, long-distance bus journeys, and all of their vehicles have excellent on board facilities. Megabus mainly run direct services between Newcastle and Bristol which do not require a change. Their first daily service departs at around 4:00 a.m, with their last service departing from Newcastle at around 4:00 p.m. Their quick journey times allow you to complete the journey in around 8h.

National Express buses from Newcastle to Bristol

National Express run several bus services between Newcastle and Bristol. They operate many long distance coach journeys around the UK. National Express currently have several buses departing from Newcastle daily, including some that travel overnight. Departures begin at around 4:00 a.m and continue until around 11:00 p.m. Because National Express services mainly operate indirectly, requiring passengers to change during the journey, the duration of your journey may take around 11h. Find more information about National Express bus services here.

Bristol Architecture Green. Source: Shutterstock

Bus Newcastle to Bristol: Services on Board

Companies providing services between Newcastle and Bristol have excellent facilities to help you enjoy your journey. As this is a long distance journey, you can be assured of a comfortable journey with bathroom facilities, air conditioning and internet services available on board. Although bus providers do not offer first and second class seating, you can find different options for ticketing if you would like more flexibility when it comes to booking or cancelling your trip. Long distance buses set aside spaces for luggage, including prams or folding bicycles, and there is also accessibility for disabled passengers including lifts or ramps. If you intend to travel with a wheelchair, service dog or other large luggage, it’s a good idea to contact your provider’s customer services in order to help your journey to run as smoothly as possible.

How to find cheap bus tickets from Newcastle to Bristol?

In order to find cheap bus tickets for your trip from Newcastle to Bristol, it’s a great idea to book your tickets online, and in advance of the time you wish to travel. Last minute tickets are usually more expensive than those booked in advance. If you’re able to be flexible with your travel dates, you can find cheaper tickets by booking at less popular or off-peak times. Sometimes, slower or indirect bus journeys which require passengers to make a change can be cheaper than trips which complete the journey quicker.

To Bristol by bus—travel tips

Bristol is a great place to visit, whether you’re just there for a day or plan to spend a week. From amazing cultural attractions to theatre and performance, there’s plenty to see and do. Try visiting We The Curious to find out where science and creativity combine. Bristol has an amazing cultural heritage, especially in industry which you can explore at the Aerospace museum or the Bristol dockside where the M Shed museum currently stands. Or if you love the outdoors try visiting Bristol Zoo Gardens or the Clifton Suspension Bridge.

It's easy to explore the city on foot or by bicycle, or you can take a unique trip by boat: cruises around the harbour or ferry rides to travel from one part of the city to another. You can also travel by bus and enjoy convenient and fast stops throughout locations in the city.

Bristol is famous for food and drink, pubs and restaurants and international cuisine, or you can simply chill out with a coffee at one of the street side cafes. Whether you’re enjoying a city break or want to explore the local countryside, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

FAQs: Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol.
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Cheap coach tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol can start from as little as £13 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol is £20; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol coach travel time is 8 h   for the 246 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol leaves at 06: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol leaves at 23: 40.
There are 5 coaches a day from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol which require at least one change with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
For the best Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Newcastle upon Tyne and Bristol to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Ord Street and Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street. When arriving in Bristol, you can end your trip in coach stations like Bristol, Airport Bus Station, Bristol, Airport and Bristol, Station Approach (Temple Meads - Stop T1).

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Bristol, Airport Bus Station, located 8.9 miles (14.4 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a coach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bristol is July.
You have options as you can travel between Newcastle upon Tyne and Bristol 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

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