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London to Newcastle upon Tyne bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$10.44
Shortest Duration5h 50m
Trips per day20
bus carriers2
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from London to Newcastle upon Tyne were $15.99.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from London to Newcastle upon Tyne is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 4 days out, tickets are on average $16.13 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The distance between London and Newcastle upon Tyne is approximately 247.73 miles, or 398.58 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 8 hours and 30 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 50 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 London to Newcastle upon Tyne?

The busiest time of the week for travel from London to Newcastle upon Tyne by bus is usually on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from London to Newcastle upon Tyne?

On average there are 20 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from London to Newcastle upon Tyne, with an average of 42 trips per day and 42 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from London to Newcastle upon Tyne. Of the 20 trips there are 7 trips that are direct connections to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from London to Newcastle upon Tyne start at $70.03.

2 carriers offer London to Newcastle upon Tyne bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from London to Newcastle upon Tyne from $10.44. There are 5.666667 trips per day offered by Megabus from London to Newcastle upon Tyne and you can expect on average to pay $19.07 for a Megabus ticket to Newcastle upon Tyne. In London, Megabus departs to Newcastle upon Tyne from Victoria Coach Station, In Newcastle upon Tyne, Megabus arrives at John Dobson St,

An average trip on Megabus from London to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 6 hours and 53 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Newcastle upon Tyne in 5 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $22.80 for a weekend trip to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Avg. Time
6h 53m
Avg. Price
$19.07

National Express

Book National Express from London to Newcastle upon Tyne from $15.06. There are 42 trips per day offered by National Express from London to Newcastle upon Tyne and you can expect on average to pay $29.92 for a National Express ticket to Newcastle upon Tyne. In London, National Express departs to Newcastle upon Tyne from High Rd and 15 other stations. In Newcastle upon Tyne, National Express arrives at Coach Station,

An average trip on National Express from London to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 9 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Newcastle upon Tyne in 5 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 57 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $32.89 for a weekend trip to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Avg. Time
9h 17m
Avg. Price
$29.92
There are 15 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 London:
  • Victoria Coach Station
  • Rosehill
  • High Rd
  • Eltham Rd
  • 75 Loampit Vale
  • 145-155 A11
  • 41 Montfichet Rd
  • Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital (Stop B)
  • Golders Green
  • 235 Finchley Rd
  • 265a New Cross Rd
  • 405 Mile End Rd
  • St Johns Wood
  • Finchley Rd & Frognal
  • Dunton Rd (Stop WN)
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 London:
  • Coach Station
  • John Dobson St

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