Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
FlixBus
14:452h45
Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
17:30Edinburgh
£81One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
FlixBus
06:152h50
Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
09:05Edinburgh
£81One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
04:002h35
Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
06:35Edinburgh
£121One-way
0 changes
National Express
05:302h35
Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
08:05Edinburgh
£141One-way
0 changes
National Express
14:352h45
Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
17:20Edinburgh
£141One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableNewcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

Showing buses for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 April
Megabus
04:002h35
Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
06:35Edinburgh
0 changes
National Express
05:302h35
Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
08:05Edinburgh
0 changes
National Express
14:352h45
Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
17:20Edinburgh
0 changes
National Express
16:102h45
Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
18:55Edinburgh
0 changes
Megabus
16:303h50
Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
20:20Edinburgh
1 change
Megabus
16:302h40
Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
19:10Edinburgh
0 changes

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Bus times from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 35 m

Average

2 h 51 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

148 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Newcastle upon Tyne for Edinburgh every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
National Express
05:302h35
Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
08:05Edinburgh
£141One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Megabus
04:002h35
Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
06:35Edinburgh
£121One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Megabus
16:302h40
Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
19:10Edinburgh
£181One-way
0 changes
National Express
16:102h45
Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
18:55Edinburgh
£181One-way
0 changes
National Express
14:352h45
Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
17:20Edinburgh
£141One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

distanceDistance91 miles
durationAverage coach duration2 h 35 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£13 (€14)
frequencyCoach frequency7 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 7 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus, FlixBus, Lumo, East Coast, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express

Coaches from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh cover the 91 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, Lumo, East Coast, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 7 coaches operating per day. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £5, but the average price of coach tickets is £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station and arrive in Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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

You can travel by coach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh with National Express, Megabus and FlixBus for as low as £5. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

Coach information from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh with TransPennine Express:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 42 min
  • Cheapest Price: £8

Coaches from Newcastle to Edinburgh

Passengers seeking affordable, speedy bus journeys from Newcastle to Edinburgh will find the MegaBus services ticks all essential boxes. With up to two coaches daily, and journey times of around three hours, travel by comfortable MegaBus is a relaxing, and cheap option for all individuals making this 120-mile trip.  

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

There is an early morning bus from Newcastle to Edinburgh every day of the week, and some days a late afternoon bus also operates on this route. Journeys take between two hours and 45 minutes and two hours and 55 minutes to travel the 120-mile route to the Scottish capital city and major tourist attraction. 

How many coaches are there from Newcastle to Edinburgh?

There is one main bus service from Newcastle to Edinburgh, and this coach departs from John Dobson Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne at around 4:20 a.m. daily. At certain times of year there are two coaches from Newcastle to Edinburgh, and the second service leaves Newcastle at about 4:00 p.m.  

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

Departure bus station: All MegaBus coaches from Newcastle to Edinburgh depart from John Dobson Street bus stop. It's easy to recognise MegaBus coaches as their bright blue and yellow branding really does stand out. The John Dobson Street stop is a 24/7 MegaBus-only stop, with cafe services close by. John Dobson Street is located in Newcastle's city centre, and within easy walking distance of all local shops and amenities. There are a number of public car parks close by, and local buses offer services direct to John Dobson Street or to the Haymarket Bus Station which is one minute walk away from the MegaBus stop. 

Arrival bus station: Coaches from Newcastle to Edinburgh arrive at Edinburgh Elder Street Bus Station. This bus station is located in central Edinburgh, and amenities include cycle racks, baby changing, disabled toilets, ATM and vending machines. There is a 30p charge to use the public toilets. Elder Street Bus Station is an easy walk away from all the major high street shops, and close to St. Andrew Square, and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.  

Which coach providers travel from Newcastle to Edinburgh?

MegaBus operate daily coaches from Newcastle to Edinburgh, and journeys take just under three hours. Most days there is just one bus from Newcastle to Edinburgh, and it leaves in the very early hours of the morning.  

MegaBus Newcastle to Edinburgh

Long days exploring the tourist attraction of Edinburgh are easy when passengers opt for the early morning MegaBus coaches from Newcastle to Edinburgh. All of these direct coach services operate virtually non-stop to Edinburgh, and this rapid coach just has two stops en route. Journey times are just under three hours, and the regular scheduled bus service leaves Newcastle at about 4:20 a.m. each day. 

Newcastle to Edinburgh Coach: Services on Board

There is at least one daily MegaBus coach from Newcastle to Edinburgh, and onboard services include free WiFi, and charging points. Passengers can travel with up to 20kg of luggage and this will be stowed in the hold.  It is not possible to take standard adult bikes on any MegaBus coach, although folding bikes and smaller kids bikes can be taken on journeys. There are no facilities for the provision of food or drink on coaches from Newcastle to Edinburgh, however, passengers can take cold food, cold drinks, and hot drinks with lids on board all buses. It is possible to reserve the most popular seats on any coaches from Newcastle to Edinburgh, but additional charges are applied. Onboard toilets are available on all coaches. Travelling with pets is not allowed, with the exception of assistance dogs which should be harnessed appropriately. Passengers with disabilities or mobility problems will need to speak with MegaBus direct if accessible services are required, although it is possible for wheelchair or mobility scooter users to access all coaches.  As only one wheelchair can travel on any MegaBus service, it is vital to book tickets in advance, and also enables MegaBus customer service to put any essential services in place throughout journeys. 

FAQs: Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh can start from as little as £5 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh is £13; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by coach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh is 2 h 35 min   to travel the 91 mile long route, with around there are 7 coaches per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh leaves at 05: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh leaves at 16: 35.
There are 7 coaches a day from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh which require at least one change with National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, Lumo, East Coast, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
When taking a coach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh, you can count on National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, Lumo, East Coast, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express for the best way to get you to Edinburgh. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

When departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Ord Street and Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your trip in coach stations like Edinburgh, Bus Station, Edinburgh, Barnton Junction and Edinburgh, North Bridge.

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 Edinburgh, Bus Station, located 0.4 miles (687 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a coach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh is March.
You have options as you can travel to Edinburgh from Newcastle upon Tyne 2 different ways: train or coach.

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