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Welcome to Manchester, a city with the kaleidoscopic colours of history, heritage, sports and modernization. Travellers exploring Manchester or passing through it to reach some other destination in UK or Europe have a lot to discover in Manchester and carry with them a bag full of amazing memories and mesmerising moments.
Before you start your expedition and arrive at Manchester, you might be concerned and worried about your ground transport or the most convenient way to travel from Manchester to Newcastle. With the changing commuting dynamics and everyday transport needs, you would want to look out for options which are more flexible, cost-effective and customer-friendly.

While one has the liberty to explore options while travelling alone, private chauffeured services or taxi hire services let you travel the way you want to. Coach hire services from Manchester to Newcastle or vice versa can work out well when travelling in big corporate groups, school/university trips and with families. Trains and taxis tend to be cumbersome with luggage, big groups and tight schedules. One cannot rule out the fact that booking taxis through brokers and online agents carry issues like fear of unauthorised, unknown driver without a trip-ready licensed vehicle. Last moment cancellation, surged up prices and unprofessional customer support cannot be ruled out.

On the other hand, you always have an upper hand, when you plan coach hire or book airport transfers with peer-to-peer online marketplace like TripCenter.

Not sure where to begin from?
Here’s a handy list to guide you to BOOK the most suitable Manchester ground transport option.
  • Point to point transfers / day hire, multi-day hire
  • 3 seater cars – 89 seater luxury passenger coaches
  • You can choose your own vehicle (1000+ vendors)
  • Extremely suitable when travelling with luggage or in big group
  • Dedicated chauffeur waits for you for pickup/ drop beforehand
  • Average travel time from Manchester to Newcastle is 2 hours 50 minutes
  • Private chauffeured transport comes to you
  • Live pricing available
  • Confirmed pre-booking of vehicle / seats in bulk at a single point of time possible
  • Higher the number of seats booked, lower is the cost
  • Point to point transfers
  • Public transport
  • You cannot choose your vehicle
  • Not suitable when travelling with luggage or in big group
  • You need to port your own luggage/reach station
  • Average travel time from Manchester to Newcastle is 2 hours 25 minutes + the time taken to reach station from your destination/hotel
  • Tickets can be pre-booked
  • Fixed pricing
  • Free luggage/bag is 1 per person. for every additional bag, need to pay extra
  • Can not book tickets / seats in bulk
  • Higher the number of seats booked, higher is the cost
Online Travel
  • Point to point transfers
  • 3 seater cars – 16 seater passenger minibuses
  • You cannot choose your vehicle – supplied by vendor
  • Suitable for limited group size and luggage
  • No dedicated chauffeur assigned / need to wait for the vehicle to arrive
  • Average travel time from Manchester to Newcastle is 2 hours 50 minutes
  • Need to consider time taken by van/taxi to arrive post booking
  • Variable transport options
  • Variable pricing – subject to change without notice
  • Cannot book vehicle / seats in bulk at a single point of time
  • Higher the number of seats booked, higher is the cost
Ride Hailing
  • Point to point transfers
  • 3 seater cars – 6 seater vans
  • You cannot choose your vehicle – supplied by vendor
  • Not suitable when travelling with luggage or in big group
  • No dedicated chauffeur assigned / need to wait for the vehicle to arrive
  • Average travel time from Manchester to Newcastle is 2 hours 50 minutes
  • Need to consider time taken by van/taxi to arrive post booking
  • Variable transport options
  • Variable pricing – subject to change without notice
  • Cannot book vehicle / seats in bulk at a single point of time
  • Higher the number of seats booked, higher is the cost


As you read, we are sure you will be able to choose the most suitable transport mode for you keeping in mind your budget, comfort and ease of travelling. Along with transport, get useful information about nearby places, hotels and other details which will help make your stay and travel prompt and in accordance to your needs.

Travelling by Public Transport

The basic fare for a single standard ticket without any add-ons and booking charges is from £35 while travelling from Manchester to Newcastle by train.

Average travel time from Manchester to Newcastle by train is 2 hours and 16 minutes for a direct train, while it takes on an average 2 hours 50 minutes to 3 hours for a train to travel from Manchester to Newcastle with one change.

Popular operators like CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, East Coast and Northern Rail offer affordable and top-notch train services between Manchester and Newcastle. Additionally by using various rail cards, one can lower the fare considerably.

Distance between Manchester and Newcastle is 106 miles or 171 kms. But if you want to drive down, the distance then changes to 146 miles or 235 kms.

Manchester to Newcastle by coach is not the quickest way to travel. There are no direct services and you will need to change at Leeds coach station. The fastest service takes around takes around 3.5 hours to reach Newcastle from Manchester.

Private Ground Transport Services

You can enjoy the drive from Manchester to Newcastle by hiring a car or can book a chauffeured private taxi. There are three routes to reach Newcastle from Manchester. First route is via M62 A1 (M) – the distance by this route is 236 kms. Another route is using the M60 M6 route which clocks at 263 kms. The final route to reach Newcastle by road is going by the M6 route which will be 269 kms from Manchester when you reach Newcastle.

Booking a taxi is easy as you can get ample of taxis for Newcastle from Manchester.

The approximate fare or cost of travelling from Manchester City Centre to Newcastle by a private taxi would start from £220–£25 with travel time of about 2 hours and 45 minutes. It is always advisable to compare prices, check with local operators and then pre-book a private taxi or hire chauffeured services.

Dedicated and trusted private ground transport services providers are the best sources to book your coach hire services. One can easily book coach hire services with TripCenter, UK’s 1st online peer-to-peer marketplace, which has every small and big coach vendor offering their services at the most competitive prices.

Private Chauffeured Services

Manchester has a very robust network of Private transfer or ground transport. You can get plenty of options available for cheap taxi services from Manchester to Newcastle. If money is not a constraint, you could book private chauffeured cab and travel with comfort. If you happen to travel in a large group and require executive coach services, TripCenter can help you choose the right vehicle in line with your need, budget and timing and at the most competitive pricing.

Dedicated Airport Transfers

The biggest advantage to hiring a cab and chauffeur services is that you not only get point to point services but get a private chauffeured vehicle at your service. While you have options available from various ground transport service providers and Manchester airport chauffeur services too, hiring your cab through TripCenter gives you few added advantages like live price updates, vehicle of your choice and licensed professional chauffeurs.

When you hire a coach for Manchester, you automatically avail door-to-door pick and drop services allowing you to travel more comfortably and with peace of mind. Booking coach hire services also benefit you for your luggage porting and ensure you a professional chauffeur for the entire trip. TripCenter’s dedicated coach hire services for Manchester airport offer you all the perks of luxury, comfort and assured trip. BOOK NOW

Hiring executive coaches can be tricky. One, because, you need to transport a big group and delays in such travel can disrupt your entire travel plan. Two, because, while you hire executive coach, the cost involved is big; giving you no scope to experiment. When transparency is a vital factor, you cannot afford to take chances and which is why availing executive coach hire services through TripCenter eliminates you of these two risk factors giving you pre-travel confirmed booking, at your price. What’s more, your dedicated executive coach waits for you at your doorstep and drops you right at the desired destination.

Hotels Near Manchester


When looking for decent hotels between Manchester and Newcastle, your search ends with areas like Manchester City Centre and Piccadilly. Offering you nothing but the best, these two areas house some of the best names in Manchester and will make your stay a memorable one.

Crowne Plaza, Manchester City Centre

Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel

Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester

Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre

Hotel Gotham

The Principal Manchester

Premier Inn is UK’s largest hotel brand, with a sprawling network of 750+ hotels and 65,000 rooms across globe. Offering options for leisure and business, one can find a Premium Inn hotel on every route and every popular destination.

Places of Interest


Think Manchester and the words Football and MUFC spill out immediately. Think Manchester and the first thing to come to mind is Glory Glory Man Utd. That’s not because the city has got a long association with a Football club; but that’s because the city breathes Football and only Football. With one of the world’s largest Football Club – Manchester United Football Club and Manchester City Football Club borrowing their names and getting associated with the place, surely one cannot miss the Sports fervour of the place. So while planning your 5 top places to visit in Manchester, sports will dominate your itinerary.

  1. Old Trafford -With a roaring crowd of 75,000 spectators, the Old Trafford Stadium is the 3rd largest stadium in the United Kingdom and is home to the Manchester United Football Club. While you would not want to miss out on any corner of the Stadium, Unique Tours – conducted by the FC authorities will make you go crazy. Taking you through the eyes of Legends, this day tour is a special package rolled out for families wanting to live and experience the Old Trafford thoroughly. Inclusive of the Museum and dining experience at the Red Cafe, this tour is priced at £25 for Adults and £18 for Kids. Pull out your MUFC Jerseys and shout your way along the tour!
  2. National Football Museum- Fulfil your appetite for more Football as you visit the National Football Museum. Located in the heart of the city – Manchester City Center at Urbis Building, this Museum has will make your eye pop-out wide and jaw drop, for each and every item belonging to the football memories has been preserved here. What more can you delight you other than a simulator to test your passing the ball or scoring a corner? Entry to this museum is by tickets which can be purchased online and is open from 10 am to 5 pm.
  3. Manchester Three Rivers – Ever wondered how your favourite Gin flavour is concocted by mixing various flavours and tastes. How about giving it a shot in real when it is concocted live in front of you? Manchester Three Rivers is all about modern day Gin distillery and the experience that goes behind making the iconic Manchester Three Rivers Gin. Take a tour, see for yourself the intricacies involved in blending to get the right taste and try out your hand at mixing and preparing some! Each tour lasts for 3 hours and yes, you have guessed it right – the tour ends right at their bar!
  4. The Crystal Maze Manchester – Yes, you have heard it right. The 90’s crazy show which had taken the world by the storm is live again in front of you. Test your senses and abilities and march ahead in the quest of your own Crystal Maze Hunt! The entire experience takes about 2 hours and its entry is through tickets.
  5. Manchester Cathedral – Add a tinge of sanctity and sacredness to your Manchester tour when you plan to visit the historical Manchester Cathedral. Commissioned in 1421, this church was made a Cathedral in 1847 and happens to be one of the most exciting pieces of history in the land of Manchester.

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