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from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne

You can get from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne on 23 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:50Manchester3h45 19:35Newcastle upon Tyne
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£221One-way
Cheapest
19:20Manchester3h55 23:15Newcastle upon Tyne
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£181One-way
Other options
10:10Manchester3h55 14:05Newcastle upon Tyne
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£281One-way
16:00Manchester, Coach Station4h00 20:00Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station
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£241One-way
13:40Manchester3h50 17:30Newcastle upon Tyne
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£271One-way

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Sat
23 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£17Megabus
Sun
24 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Mon
25 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Tue
26 Oct
£52First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Wed
27 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Thu
28 Oct
£30First Transpennine Express
£12Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Sat
30 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£14National Express
Sun
31 Oct
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£14Megabus
Mon
1 Nov
£32First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Tue
2 Nov
£31First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£31First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£24First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£30First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£31First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£38London North Eastern Railway
£12Megabus
Mon
8 Nov
£30First Transpennine Express
£12Megabus
Tue
9 Nov
£24First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Wed
10 Nov
£24First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£27First Transpennine Express
£12Megabus

Travel Information between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance105 miles (170 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £44
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 3 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £44 • 2 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or First Transpennine Express

Travel 105 miles (170 km) by coach or train from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Travel from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne
Travel 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
How do I go from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne?

There are 2 ways to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne. Tickets for a coach cost on average £17.

This is compared to other travel options to Newcastle upon Tyne:

A coach is £27 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne costing on average £44.

What is the fastest way to get to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester?

The quickest way to travel between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne is by train, which takes on average 2 h 19 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 30 min.

What is the distance from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne distance is approximately 105 miles (170 km).

How many services a day are there from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne, where do I depart from Manchester and where do I arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne:

  • Coaches most often depart from Manchester at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne at Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Megabus can get you to Newcastle upon Tyne by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Megabus from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne for £17 on Omio.
  • First Transpennine Express can get you to Newcastle upon Tyne by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with First Transpennine Express from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne for £44 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne?

Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Newcastle upon Tyne with Megabus.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Newcastle upon Tyne tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

Where should I go next after I travel from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne?
Many of our customers travelling from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne don't make Newcastle upon Tyne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Edinburgh or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Newcastle upon Tyne to any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £17 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £44 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Newcastle upon Tyne from Manchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.