Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Newcastle

Coach travel from Birmingham to Newcastle

From £17.50 one-way*

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Departures: up to 6 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Birmingham to Newcastle

Our services between Birmingham Coach Station and Newcastle Coach Station run up to 6 times a day, with single fares starting from just £17.50*.

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Birmingham to Newcastle journey information
Fastest journey time 6 hrs
Cheapest price from £17.50
Distance (approx) 332km
No. of stops 3 (fastest service, other services may vary)
First & last journey daily 7:30am/22:30pm

Our Birmingham to Newcastle services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

133 coach towards Newcastle

Our 133 service travels up to 4 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Sheffield (City Centre) Interchange
  • Sheffield (Meadowhall, M1 J34)
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Middlesbrough Bus Station
  • Sunderland Interchange (Park Lane)
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station

180 coach towards Glasgow

Our 180 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Birmingham Airport Bus Terminal
  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & Coach Station
  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station
  • Sheffield (City Centre) Interchange
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station

183 coach towards Glasgow

Our 183 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & Coach Station
  • Nottingham Broad Marsh Bus Station
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station

Birmingham to Newcastle route map

Departing from Birmingham Coach Station

Birmingham Coach Station is based in Digbeth: at the heart of the city centre and just an 8-minute walk from the Bullring Shopping Centre.

A taxi rank is directly outside the station, along with a bus stop, which is served by many routes into the city centre. New Street Rail Station is just a 10-minute walk away through the city centre.

Take a look at our Birmingham Coach Station facilities.

Arriving at Newcastle Coach Station

Coaches from Birmingham arrive at Newcastle Coach Station from 14.30pm (approx). The station has facilities such as dining facilities, mobile device charging points, ticket machines, parking and more.

For travel across the city and further afield, the station is based near tourist information, with excellent public transport links.

For more information, view our Newcastle-upon-Tyne facilities page.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Birmingham to Newcastle?

The first coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 7.30am, arriving at Newcastle Coach Station at 14.30pm.

When is the last coach from Birmingham to Newcastle?

The last coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 22.30pm, arriving at Newcastle Coach Station at 5.25am.

How much is the coach from Birmingham to Newcastle?

A one-way journey from Birmingham to Newcastle is available from £17.50*.

How long does the coach take from Birmingham to Newcastle?

The fastest coach journeys from Birmingham to Newcastle takes, approximately, 6 hours.

What happens if I miss my coach from Birmingham to Newcastle?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

Routes to Newcastle

Return route

  • Newcastle to Birmingham

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