The cheapest trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 30 Nov

Cheapest

£45

Average

£66

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 Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester will cost around £ 66 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 45.

Cheapest
10:45Newcastle2h23 13:08Manchester Victoria
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£451One-way
Cheapest
08:43Newcastle2h25 11:08Manchester Victoria
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£451One-way
Cheapest
09:47Newcastle2h21 12:08Manchester Victoria
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£451One-way
09:58Newcastle2h40 12:38Manchester Victoria
1 changes
£451One-way
08:28Dunston3h40 12:08Manchester Victoria
1 changes
£451One-way

Timetable Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 30 Nov
08:02Newcastle2h36 10:38Manchester Victoria
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08:07Dunston3h01 11:08Manchester Victoria
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08:28Dunston3h10 11:38Manchester Victoria
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08:28Dunston3h40 12:08Manchester Victoria
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08:43Newcastle2h25 11:08Manchester Victoria
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08:58Newcastle2h40 11:38Manchester Victoria
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09:33Dunston3h05 12:38Manchester Victoria
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09:33Dunston3h35 13:08Manchester Victoria
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09:47Newcastle2h21 12:08Manchester Victoria
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09:58Newcastle2h40 12:38Manchester Victoria
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10:32Dunston3h06 13:38Manchester Victoria
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10:45Newcastle2h23 13:08Manchester Victoria
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10:58Newcastle2h40 13:38Manchester Victoria
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Tue
30 Nov
£45First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Wed
1 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Thu
2 Dec
£44First Transpennine Express
£17Megabus
Fri
3 Dec
£46First Transpennine Express
£17Flixbus
Sat
4 Dec
£46First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Sun
5 Dec
£46First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Mon
6 Dec
£36First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Tue
7 Dec
£32First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Wed
8 Dec
£36First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Thu
9 Dec
£22First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Sat
11 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Sun
12 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Mon
13 Dec
£31First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Tue
14 Dec
£30First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Wed
15 Dec
£30First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Thu
16 Dec
£31First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Fri
17 Dec
£37First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Sat
18 Dec
£45First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Sun
19 Dec
£44First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus

The fastest trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 30 Nov

Fastest Journey

2 h 21 m

Average

2 h 52 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

171 km

Of the 13 trains that leave Newcastle upon Tyne for Manchester every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 171 km distance in an average of 2 h 52 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 21 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 40 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
09:47Newcastle2h21 12:08Manchester Victoria
0 changes
£451One-way
10:45Newcastle2h23 13:08Manchester Victoria
0 changes
£451One-way
08:43Newcastle2h25 11:08Manchester Victoria
0 changes
£451One-way
08:02Newcastle2h36 10:38Manchester Victoria
1 changes
£871One-way
09:58Newcastle2h40 12:38Manchester Victoria
1 changes
£451One-way

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Train Information between Newcastle upon Tyne and Manchester

distanceDistance105 miles (170 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£45 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFirst Transpennine Express

Trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester cover the 105 miles (170 km) long route taking on average 2 h 21 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £45, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £44.

Trains from Newcastle to Manchester

It's easy to travel by train between Newcastle and Manchester, with scheduled services running at least once an hour throughout the day. The journey from Newcastle to Manchester takes from two hours and twenty minutes to around three hours maximum, depending on the service you choose and whether you opt for a direct service or make a change. Passengers can choose whether to arrive at Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Victoria.

Which train companies travel from Newcastle to Manchester?

The Newcastle to Manchester train route is operated solely by First Transpennine Express. All trains travel from Newcastle station with a choice of either Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Victoria station as arrival destinations. Both stations are in Manchester city centre and perfectly located for onward travel by foot or other public transport options.

How long is the train from Newcastle to Manchester?

The journey from Newcastle to Manchester averages at 2 hour 15 minutes. The quickest services are direct, though connecting trains via York can have passengers in Manchester in as little as 2 hours 26 minutes.

How many trains are there from Newcastle to Manchester?

There are over sixty trains a day running between Newcastle to Manchester. This includes the weekends where service regularity continues. Travellers can expect at least one direct train per hour throughout the day into the evening.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Newcastle to Manchester?

Departure train station: All outward journeys depart from Newcastle-upon-Tyne station, which is on Neville Street. Inside, you will find plenty of facilities, such as shops, food, parking, trolleys, toilets and seating. Tyne & Wear Metro runs from the train station connecting travellers to the city, and there are bus stations directly outside for convenient onward travel.

Arrival train stations: Passengers can choose whether to arrive at Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Victoria, depending on their needs. Both are located in the city centre. The Manchester Metro runs directly from Manchester Piccadilly and it's just a five-minute walk to the main bus stops at Piccadilly Gardens. From Manchester Victoria, there is also a Metro station and bus stations directly outside. At both train stations, you'll also find accessible toilets, seating, food and drink and ticketing services.

Travel Tips

Trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester
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FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Newcastle upon Tyne and Manchester cost?
You can find a cheap train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester for some dates and times for as low as £44  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester cost on average?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester train prices are on average £45  one way.
What is the distance to Manchester from Newcastle upon Tyne via train?
The train distance from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester is around 105 miles (170 km).
How many hours does it take from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester by train?
On average the Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester train time is 2 h 21 min  covering the 105 miles (170 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train providers can take me from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester?
Take the Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester train with First Transpennine Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Manchester from Newcastle upon Tyne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Newcastle upon Tyne and Manchester?
The average number of trains departing Newcastle upon Tyne for Manchester is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When should I buy Newcastle upon Tyne Manchester train tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester is on average £45 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Newcastle upon Tyne
Manchester
The major railway station for departures from Newcastle upon Tyne is. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at for your trip between Newcastle upon Tyne and Manchester.