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Newcastle upon Tyne to Bedford bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$69.62
Fastest time6h 56m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1
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Newcastle upon Tyne-Bedford Bus Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bedford right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bedford?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $69.62 was the low point for bus fares from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bedford. Buses from Bedford to Newcastle upon Tyne are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $69.62 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 7 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 325 kilometers (202 miles) from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bedford. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 56 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Newcastle upon Tyne?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bedford, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bedford every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bedford; ticket prices start at $222.92.

What bus companies travel from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bedford?

There is one bus company that operates from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bedford. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express47h 24m$69.62

Where does the bus leave from in Newcastle upon Tyne?

Most buses depart from the main station in Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne:

  • Coach Station

Where does the bus arrive in Bedford?

All buses from Newcastle upon Tyne arrive at one main station in Bedford, Bedford:

  • Coach Station

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