How to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester

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from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester

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

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

06:50Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station3h55 10:45Manchester, Coach Station
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£131One-way
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06:50Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station3h55 10:45Manchester, Coach Station
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£131One-way
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10:10Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station3h35 13:45Manchester, Coach Station
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£191One-way
15:25Newcastle upon Tyne3h55 19:20Manchester
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£181One-way
09:20Newcastle upon Tyne4h00 13:20Manchester
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£181One-way

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Travel Information to Manchester from Newcastle upon Tyne

distanceDistance105 miles (170 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £45
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £45 • 2 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or First Transpennine Express

Travel 105 miles (170 km) by coach or train between Newcastle upon Tyne and Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester.

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FAQs

You can travel from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester 2 different ways: coach or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester, which costs on average £16.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

A coach is generally £29 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £45 from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester.

The fastest way from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 17 min.

Other travel options to Manchester from Newcastle upon Tyne can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 35 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 105 miles (170 km) from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester.

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

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Manchester by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester for £16 on Omio.
  • First Transpennine Express can get you to Manchester by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with First Transpennine Express from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester for £45 on Omio.

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Manchester with National Express or Megabus.
  • You can check for a direct train to Manchester with First Transpennine Express with 16 direct trains per day.

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

Your journey from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester doesn't have to end in Manchester. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Liverpool or Edinburgh to your Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Manchester today!

Before travelling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £16 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £45 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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