Cardiff to Manchester bus

Cardiff - Manchester bus information

Cardiff Manchester bus map

Bus Time 6h24m
Origin Cardiff, Wales
Destination Manchester, England
Distance 144 Miles
Cheapest bus fare: from £7.20
Bus operators: National Express, Megabus
  • National Express, Megabus are the 2 bus operators providing bus tickets from Cardiff (Wales) to Manchester (England).
  • The price of your ticket will be different depending on the company, the time and date of departure and if you purchase your ticket in advance. The least expensive ticket that we found for the next 180 days is from £7.20.
  • It will take you on average 6h24m to take the bus from Cardiff to Manchester which are 144 miles away from one another. While coach services are normally slower than trains or flights, they are almost always the cheapest way for your journey.

Best prices for bus tickets Cardiff - Manchester

from £7.20 MORE 6h02m
from £18.05 MORE 5h39m
Other modes of transport available
Flights
from £94.72 MORE 14h09m

Prices calendar to travel between Cardiff and Manchester

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Cardiff to Manchester by coach, train, carsharing and flights.

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Megabus£31

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22

Megabus£28

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Bus times Cardiff - Manchester

Leaving today? Here are the next bus services to Manchester

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
17:20
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
22:45
5h25m National Express
Tomorrow
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
08:20
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
14:10
5h50m National Express
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
10:45
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
17:30
6h45m National Express
Cardiff , Kingsway, Stop GQ
12:10
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
17:50
5h40m Megabus
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
17:20
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
22:45
5h25m National Express
Wednesday 23 September
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
08:20
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
14:10
5h50m National Express
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
10:45
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
17:30
6h45m National Express
Cardiff , Kingsway, Stop GQ
12:10
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
17:50
5h40m Megabus
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
17:20
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
22:45
5h25m National Express

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 bus departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Based on our data, 5 services are available today and 4 tomorrow. The first bus Cardiff to Manchester leaves the station at 08:00. The last coach is at 17:20. Coach companies may vary the times depending on which day you're travelling as well as if you're travelling during the holiday season, public holidays or for a major event.

Best time to book a Cardiff - Manchester bus

Coach fare depending on when you get your ticket

90

£6

60

£13

30

£12

15

£12

7

£14

3

£16

1

£18

Same day

Days before Departure

As you can notice in the chart above, the price of the ticket for a coach from Cardiff to Manchester tend to increase as the date gets closer. Purchasing your coach in advance will enable you to save money as well as avoiding missing the bus because it is full. It is 66% cheaper to get your coach 2 months in advance (from £6) as opposed to on the day you're travelling (from £18).

The figures take into account the best tickets found, when booking in advance versus on the day on you intend to travel, in the past 6 months.

Best prices for your coach from Cardiff to Manchester

Gopili compares prices to help you find cheap bus tickets from Cardiff to Manchester for the coming days. You can also have a look at the prices for the Manchester Cardiff bus to make sure you get a seat for your return journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£18.05 17/10/2020 11:20 Megabus 1 day ago
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£18.05 16/10/2020 11:20 Megabus 2 days ago
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£18.05 11/10/2020 11:20 Megabus 7 days ago
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£18.59 17/10/2020 13:20 Megabus 1 day ago
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£18.59 17/10/2020 07:20 Megabus 1 day ago
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£18.59 16/10/2020 07:20 Megabus 2 days ago
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£18.59 16/10/2020 13:20 Megabus 2 days ago
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£18.59 14/10/2020 07:20 Megabus 4 days ago
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£18.59 11/10/2020 13:30 Megabus 7 days ago
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£18.59 11/10/2020 07:30 Megabus 7 days ago

Best prices found for the next 180 days.

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