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London - Manchester bus information

London Manchester bus map

Bus Time 5h06m
Origin London, England
Destination Manchester, England
Distance 163 Miles
Cheapest bus fare: from £1.50
Bus operators: National Express, Megabus

Which bus company can I use?

Many companies offer bus tickets from London (England) to Manchester (England): National Express, Megabus. The coach services on board and the luggage restrictions will vary for each operator.

What is the price of a coach ticket for this journey?

The cheapest price found to travel in the next 30 days for your bus is £1.50. This price, based on a standard ticket without a coachcard, can vary depending when you want to travel and how much time in advance you book your journey to Manchester from London.

How long does it take?

It takes on average 5h06m to travel by bus from London to Manchester which are 163 miles away from each other. Even if coach services are often slower than trains or flights, they remain most of the time the least expensive solution for your journey.

Best prices for bus tickets London - Manchester

from £4.00 MORE 5h21m
from £1.50 MORE 5h09m
Other modes of transport available
Train
from £23.00 MORE 2h33m
Flights
from £19.99 MORE 8h19m

Prices calendar to travel between London and Manchester

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

  july september   august
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday
13
14
15
16

Megabus£11

National Express£21

Loco2£50

17

Megabus£13

National Express£21

Loco2£50

18

Megabus£11

National Express£21

Loco2£84

19

Megabus£12

National Express£29

Loco2£59

20

Megabus£8

National Express£12

Loco2£40

21

Megabus£9

National Express£12

Loco2£29

22
23
24

Megabus£9

National Express£13

Loco2£37

25

Megabus£9

National Express£20

Loco2£84

26
27
28
29
30
31
01
02

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

Bus times London - Manchester

Leaving today? Find the next coach services to Manchester

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
London victoria (coach station)
07:30
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
12:30
5h00m National Express
London victoria (coach station)
08:00
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
13:10
5h10m National Express
London , Victoria Coach Station
08:00
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
12:50
4h50m Megabus
London victoria (coach station)
09:00
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
13:50
4h50m National Express
London victoria (coach station)
10:30
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
15:25
4h55m National Express
London , Victoria Coach Station
11:00
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
15:25
4h25m Megabus
London victoria (coach station)
12:00
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
17:10
5h10m National Express
London , Victoria Coach Station
12:30
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
18:40
6h10m Megabus
London , Victoria Coach Station
13:30
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
19:35
6h05m Megabus
London victoria (coach station)
13:30
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
19:30
6h00m National Express
See more departures +

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

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 16 services are available today and 17 tomorrow. The first bus London to Manchester is at 01:00. The last one departs at 23:45. Bus operators can adjust the times depending on the day of the week and if you're travelling during the holiday season, public holidays or for a major event.

Best time to book a London - Manchester bus

Bus fare depending on when you purchase your ticket

£8

90

£5

60

£5

30

£6

15

£8

7

£9

3

£10

1

£11

Same day

Days before Departure

As you can notice in the chart above, the cost of the ticket for a coach from London to Manchester tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Buying your coach early can help you make savings as well as avoiding missing the bus because there are no tickets left. It is 60% cheaper to get your ticket 1 month in advance (from £5) instead of on the day you're travelling (from £11).

The figures are based on the best prices found, when buying beforehand or on the day on you intend to travel, in the past 6 months.

Best prices for your coach from London to Manchester

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
London
victoria (coach station)
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.00 07/09/2018 13:30 National Express 4 days ago
London
victoria (coach station)
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.00 11/09/2018 15:30 National Express 5 days ago
London
victoria (coach station)
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.00 11/09/2018 07:30 National Express 5 days ago
London
victoria (coach station)
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.00 06/09/2018 15:30 National Express 5 days ago
London
victoria (coach station)
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.00 06/09/2018 10:30 National Express 5 days ago
London
victoria (coach station)
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.00 05/09/2018 10:30 National Express 6 days ago
London
victoria (coach station)
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.00 05/09/2018 15:30 National Express 6 days ago
London
victoria (coach station)
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.00 05/09/2018 13:30 National Express 6 days ago
London
victoria (coach station)
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.00 05/09/2018 08:00 National Express 6 days ago
London
, Victoria Coach Station
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£6.21 12/09/2018 17:00 Megabus 2 days ago

Best prices found for the next 30 days.

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