Travel options
from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester

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

Our recommendation

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

15:25Newcastle upon Tyne3h55 19:20Manchester
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£181One-way
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15:25Newcastle upon Tyne3h55 19:20Manchester
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£181One-way
Other options
09:20Newcastle upon Tyne4h00 13:20Manchester
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£221One-way
07:10Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station3h35 10:45Manchester, Coach Station
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£241One-way
10:10Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station3h35 13:45Manchester, Coach Station
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£241One-way

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Fri
22 Oct
£46First Transpennine Express
£28National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£87First Transpennine Express
£17Megabus
Sun
24 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£17Megabus
Mon
25 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£17Megabus
Tue
26 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£16National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Sat
30 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£17Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£79First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Mon
1 Nov
£32First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Tue
2 Nov
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£12National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£27First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£30First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£33First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£40First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£27First Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Mon
8 Nov
£30First Transpennine Express
£13National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£22First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Wed
10 Nov
£24First Transpennine Express
£12National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£27First Transpennine Express
£14National Express

Travel Information between Newcastle upon Tyne and Manchester

distanceDistance105 miles (170 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £40
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £40 • 2 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or First Transpennine Express

Travel 105 miles (170 km) by coach or train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 21 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus 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
How do I travel between Newcastle upon Tyne and Manchester?

There are 2 travel options from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester: coach or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester. Tickets for a coach cost on average £12.

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is £27 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester costing on average £40.

What is the quickest way 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 21 min.

Other travel options between Newcastle upon Tyne and Manchester can usually take longer:

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

What is the distance from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester?

Manchester is approximately 105 miles (170 km) away from Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

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

  • 16 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Newcastle upon Tyne? Where do I arrive in Manchester?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
Which travel operators can get me from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester:

  • You can go to Manchester from Newcastle upon Tyne by coach with Megabus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £12 with Megabus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester on Omio.
  • You can travel from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester by train with First Transpennine Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £40 with First Transpennine Express from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester.
Can I travel directly between Newcastle upon Tyne and Manchester?

Yes, there are direct services available to Manchester from Newcastle upon Tyne with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with National Express or Megabus.
  • You can find around 16 direct trains per day and book this direct train with First Transpennine Express.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Manchester as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester?
Omio customers who travel from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester often also extend their holiday to go to London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Manchester and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I book tickets between Newcastle upon Tyne and Manchester online for the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £12 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £40 one way.

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