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Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Newcastle

Coach travel from Leeds to Newcastle

From £11.10 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 15 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 11 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 Leeds to Newcastle

Our services between Leeds Bus Station and Newcastle Coach Station run up to 11 times a day, with single fares starting from just £11.10*.

Book now using the journey planner above and find your perfect trip today.

Leeds to Newcastle journey information
Fastest journey time 2hrs 15 mins
Cheapest price from £11.10
Distance (approx) 156km
No. of stops 0 (fastest service, other services may vary)
First & last journey daily 2:55am/22:15pm

Our Leeds 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 3 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Middlesbrough Bus Station
  • Sunderland Interchange (Park Lane)
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station

172 coach towards Newcastle

Our 172 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • 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:

  • 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:

  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station

426 coach towards Newcastle

Our 426 service travels up to 4 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Middlesbrough Bus Station
  • Billingham
  • Hartlepool, Church Square Interchange
  • Stockton-on-Tees, Bridge Road
  • Sunderland Interchange (Park Lane)
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station

591 coach towards Glasgow

Our 591 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Darlington, Feethams
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 21 September 2022 for travel between 21 September 2022 and 17 January 2023.

Departing from Leeds Coach Station

Leeds Coach Station is based in the heart of the city centre, and can be easily reached via any bus running through the city. Taxis across the city can also take you directly to the Coach Station. The station has dining facilities, a newsagents, cash machines, ticket machines, parking, seating and more.

For more information, view our Leeds Coach Station facilities page.

Arriving at Newcastle Coach Station

Coaches from Leeds arrive at Newcastle Coach Station from as early as 2.55am (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 Leeds to Newcastle?

The first coach leaves from Leeds Coach & Bus Station at 2.55am, arriving at Newcastle Coach Station at 5.25am.

When is the last coach from Leeds to Newcastle?

The last coach leaves from Leeds Coach & Bus Station at 22.15pm, arriving at Newcastle Coach Station at 0.50am.

How much is the coach from Leeds to Newcastle?

A one-way journey from Leeds to Newcastle is available from £11.10*.

How long does the coach take from Leeds to Newcastle?

Coach journeys from Leeds to Newcastle take, on average, 2 hrs 40 mins. However, our shortest journey takes just 2 hrs 15 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Leeds 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.

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