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Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$15.01
Fastest time3h 35m
Trips per day7
bus carriers2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne were $16.15.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The distance between Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne is approximately 106.56 miles, or 171.45 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 35 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne by bus is on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Tuesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne?

On average there are 7 bus trips per day. Megabus has the most options for departures from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne, with an average of 5 trips per day and 25 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne. Of the 7 trips there are 5 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne start at $56.71.

2 carriers offer Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne from $15.01. There are 5 Megabus schedules from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne and you can expect on average to pay $20.54 for a Megabus ticket to Newcastle upon Tyne. In Manchester, Megabus departs to Newcastle upon Tyne from Shudehill Interchange (Stand G) and no other station. In Newcastle upon Tyne, Megabus arrives at John Dobson St and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 4 hours and 2 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Newcastle upon Tyne in 3 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $26.22 for a weekend getaway trip to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Avg. Time
4h 2m
Avg. Price
$20.54

National Express

Book National Express from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne from $29.47. There are 12 National Express schedules from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne and you can expect on average to pay $39.30 for a National Express ticket to Newcastle upon Tyne. In Manchester, National Express departs to Newcastle upon Tyne from Broadway and 2 other stations. In Newcastle upon Tyne, National Express arrives at Coach Station and no other station.

An average trip on National Express from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 4 hours and 24 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Newcastle upon Tyne in 3 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 12 trips per day and you could expect to pay $39.30 for a weekend getaway trip to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Avg. Time
4h 24m
Avg. Price
$39.30

Plan your next adventure

There are 4 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Newcastle upon Tyne will depart from these stations in Manchester:
  • Shudehill Interchange (Stand G)
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)
  • Broadway
  • Failsworth
Buses arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Newcastle upon Tyne for trips arriving from Manchester:
  • John Dobson St
  • Coach Station

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