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 30 Nov 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
Cheapest
06:50Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station3h55 10:45Manchester, Coach Station
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£131One-way
Other options
10:10Newcastle upon Tyne, Coach Station3h35 13:45Manchester, Coach Station
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£181One-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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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

Travel Information to Manchester from Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Take a coach or train to travel 105 miles (170 km) 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 trip 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 from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester?

There are 2 ways to travel to Manchester from Newcastle upon Tyne including taking a 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 about £28 less than a train, which costs on average £40 for this journey.

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

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, getting to Manchester by coach can take on average 3 h 35 min.

How far is Manchester from Newcastle upon Tyne?

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

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 per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Newcastle upon Tyne and 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 from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester most often leave 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?

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:

  • Travel with Megabus to go to Manchester by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester tickets on Omio for £12.
  • Travel with First Transpennine Express for trains to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for First Transpennine Express Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester tickets on Omio for £40.
Is it possible to 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'll find direct coaches per day with National Express or Megabus.
  • You can travel directly by train with First Transpennine Express with 16 direct trains per day.

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 between Newcastle upon Tyne and Manchester.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Manchester from Newcastle upon Tyne?
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!
How far in advance should I purchase my Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester ticket online to get the best deals?

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

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

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