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Newcastle, a picturesque city nestled on the banks of the river Tyne occupies the North Eastern part of England and holds an important place in the urban areas of the United Kingdom. Erstwhile place of ship building during the industrial revolution era, Newcastle, like other popular names of the Kingdom is an amalgamation of history and contemporary development. One should explore it once, to know and understand its importance and development in the new millennium.
While you sit to plan your Newcastle travel, you might be concerned and worried about your ground transport or the most convenient way to travel to various cities of UK from 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 Newcastle to Manchester 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 Newcastle 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 Newcastle to Manchester 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
National Express Coach
  • 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 Newcastle to Manchester s 4 hours 15 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 Newcastle to Manchester 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 Newcastle to Manchester 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 £37 while travelling from Newcastle to Manchester by train.

Average travel time from Newcastle to Manchester 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 for Manchester from 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 Newcastle upon Tyne and Manchester is 106 miles or 171 kms. But if you want to drive down, the distance then changes to 146 miles or 235 kms.

Newcastle to Manchester by coach is not the quickest way to travel. There are very few direct services and you will need to change at Leeds coach station. The fastest service takes around takes around 4 hours to reach Manchester from Newcastle.

Private Ground Transport Services

You can enjoy the drive from Newcastle to Manchester by hiring a car or can book a chauffeured private taxi. There are three routes to reach Manchester from Newcastle. First route is via A1 (M) M62 – the distance by this route is 232 kms. Another route is using the A1(M) A59 route which clocks at 233 kms. The final route to reach Manchester by road is going by the M6 route which will be 261 kms from Newcastle when you reach Manchester.

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

The approximate fare or cost of travelling from Newcastle to Manchester City Centre 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

Newcastle has a very robust network of Private transfer or ground transport. You can get plenty of options available for cheap taxi services from Newcastle to Manchester. 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 Newcastle/Manchester


When looking for decent hotels in Newcastle, your search ends with names like Hotel Indigo Newcastle, Hotel du Vin & Bistro Newcastle, Staybridge Suites Newcastle, The Vermont Hotel, The Townhouse Hotel, Roomzzz Newcastle City and many more.
Offering you nothing but the best, these hotels are some of the best names in Newcastle and will make your stay a memorable one.

Hotel Indigo Newcastle

Hotel du Vin & Bistro Newcastle

Staybridge Suites Newcastle

The Vermont Hotel

The Townhouse Hotel

Roomzzz Newcastle City

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


The Twin cities Newcastle and Gateshead have a lot to offer. Whether you want to set the adrenaline in you gushing or wonder in awe at the excavated history; go gaga visiting a vintage restaurant or let the sports spirit in you wake up when you visit the Newcastle United home ground. Check out this handy list of things to do in Newcastle and make your Newcastle trip memorable.

  1. Take a city tour– Take the guided tour of Newcastle city and enjoy the city and its history, art, culture and modern infrastructure.
  2. Go Ape Matfen Tree Top Adventure– Ever wondered what similarities we share with our ancestors aka the monkeys? Find out more for yourself when you embark on an adventure ride in Matfen, hopping, zip-lining and swinging from one place to the other with your tribe.
  3. Kielder Water & Forest Park – Located in Northumberland, when you enter this forest, you come home to largest lake in Europe which is man-made which nestles in a beautiful forest of Northumberland. For those who love spending time with nature, water sports and exploring the beauty of the forest, you know where you need to head to.
  4. Blackfrairs Restaurant and Parlour Bar– What does it feel like dining at the oldest restaurants built in the United Kingdom? Dating back to 1239, this Heritage Site is truly unique and spell-binding. Visit it to know what it is.
  5. Stadium Tours of Newcastle United – St. James’s Park welcomes every football fan wishing to hear and experience the history of Newcastle United Football Club. Explore the stadium corner by corner and experience the vibes it offers.

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