Sheffield to Newcastle upon Tyne coach

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Sheffield - Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 13 intercity coaches per day from Sheffield to Newcastle upon Tyne. Traveling by coach from Sheffield to Newcastle upon Tyne usually takes around 3 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus coach can make the trip in 2 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance111 mi (178 km)
Shortest duration2h 35m
Cheapest price£4.67
Trips per day12
Most frequent serviceMegabus
Coach lines2

How much is a coach ticket from Sheffield to Newcastle upon Tyne?

£10.30 is the average price of a bus ticket from Sheffield to Newcastle upon Tyne. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

If you're planning on taking a bus from Sheffield to Newcastle upon Tyne, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around £15 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

What coach companies travel from Sheffield to Newcastle upon Tyne?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Sheffield to Newcastle upon Tyne that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Megabus usually offers more choice, with 12 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus32h 51m£12.02
Megabus123h 26m£18.85
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 3 trips from Sheffield to Newcastle upon Tyne, and usually makes the trip in about 2 hours and 51 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Founded in 2003, Megabus UK was created to provide travelers with greener, more straightforward and smarter travel. The carrier has routes all across the United Kingdom in England, Scotland, and Wales. The Megabus UK fleet, easily distinguishable by its dark blue and yellow colors, has free Wi-Fi, outlets and charging ports, onboard restrooms, and 20 kg luggage allowances on each bus.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 3 hours and 14 minutes to cover the 111 miles from Sheffield to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, the fastest coach only takes 2 hours and 35 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches 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, Saturday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Sheffield to Newcastle upon Tyne, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 13 scheduled coaches that travel from Sheffield to Newcastle upon Tyne every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 12 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Sheffield to Newcastle upon Tyne; ticket prices start at £27.69.

City Information


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Sheffield is also known as the Steel City, mainly for its many innovations during the 19th-century Industrial Revolution. Flash forward to today, and Sheffield is where you'll find modern cityscapes set against beautiful green backdrops; a standout is Peak District National Park.

Paying homage to the city's history, many streets feature steel art structures, and the local museums explore the city's contributions to Britain's steel industry. Sheffield's food scene boasts a plethora of restaurants, microbreweries, and pubs all around. Top picks include Steam Yard, Silversmiths, and Kommune, all located at the city centre.

The most prominent landmarks in Sheffield are the Millennium Gallery, Sheffield Cathedral, Winter Garden, and the Kelham Island Museum. For family fun, check out the Weston Park Museum, Tropical Butterfly House, and Whirlow Hall Farm.

Two trains can take you to Sheffield: Northern Rail and CrossCountry. If you prefer to take a coach, service is available with Megabus and FlixBus.

Newcastle upon Tyne

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Newcastle Upon Tyne, usually just referred to as Newcastle, is the largest city in the North East of England. Once an industrious shipbuilding capital, Newcastle is now mostly known for its exciting nightlife and bar scene; many people flock to the city annually to experience a "Geordie" night out.

During the day, however, Newcastle offers a diverse range of activities and experiences. Take a walk along the Quayside for a breath of sea air, as well as a spectacular view of the seven iconic bridges that connect the north and south banks of the River Tyne, namely the famous Tyne Bridge. Newcastle is also home to several museums to suit every interest, whether it be the Centre of Life for an exciting way to engage in science or the Discovery Museum for an insight into local history.

If you're a football fan, then a trip to Newcastle would be incomplete without a visit to St James' Park for daily guided tours to explore the long history of Newcastle United. You could even follow our itinerary to visit every Premier League Stadium in England.

Getting to Newcastle is easy, whether you wish to travel by car, train, coach, air, or sea. An international airport, an international ferry terminal, and the confluence of several major roads make it extremely easy to get to Newcastle. Central Station lies on the London North Eastern Railway, with frequent trains linking the city to both the south of England and Scotland. National Express and Megabus services also have many routes that stop in the city.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Sheffield?

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Main departure station: Meadowhall Interchange

Meadowhall Interchange is located in northeast Sheffield and consists of a train station, tram stop, and bus/coach station. Pedestrian footbridges connect the coach station building, train platforms, park and ride lot, and tram stop to the Meadowhall shopping centre across the River Don. The coach station building offers amenities, including fast food and restrooms; FlixBus, National Express, and Megabus coaches board in the coach lanes outside of this building. The train platforms serve Northern and TransPennine rail routes, and the tram connects Meadowhall with the centre of Sheffield.

All coach stations in Sheffield:

  • Meadowhall Interchange

Where does the coach arrive in Newcastle upon Tyne?

Main arrival station: John Dobson St Bus Stop

All coaches from Sheffield arrive at one main station in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Coach stations in Newcastle upon Tyne:

  • John Dobson St Bus Stop

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