London to Manchester bus

London - Manchester bus information

London Manchester bus map

Bus Time 5h06m
Origin London, England
Destination Manchester, England
Distance 163 Miles
Cheapest bus fare: from £7.01
Bus operators: National Express, Megabus

Which bus company can I use?

Several operators provide bus tickets from London (England) to Manchester (England): National Express, Megabus. The bus services on board as well as the luggage policies will change for each operator.

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

The starting price found to travel in the next 1800 days for your coach is £7.01. This fare, based on a standard fare without a coachcard, can vary depending when you want to travel and how much time in advance you book your ticket to Manchester from London.

How far is it by bus?

You will need on average 5h06m to travel by bus from London to Manchester which are 163 miles away from each other. Even if bus services are often much longer 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 £15.10 MORE 5h32m
from £7.01 MORE 5h05m
Other modes of transport available
Train
from £18.50 MORE 2h07m
Flights
from £41.87 MORE 8h33m

Prices calendar to travel between London and Manchester

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

  june august   july
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday
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07
08
09
10

Megabus£26

Raileurope£48

11

Megabus£25

Raileurope£32

12

Megabus£21

Raileurope--

13
14
15
16

Megabus£18

Raileurope£32

17
18
19

Megabus£18

Raileurope--

20
21

Megabus--

Raileurope£30

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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? Here are the next bus services to Manchester

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
London , Victoria Coach Station
16:30
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
21:55
5h25m Megabus
Tomorrow
London , Victoria Coach Station
01:00
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
07:05
6h05m Megabus
London victoria coach station
06:00
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
12:00
6h00m National Express
London victoria coach station
07:30
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
12:20
4h50m National Express
London , Victoria Coach Station
08:30
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
13:20
4h50m Megabus
London victoria coach station
08:30
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
14:00
5h30m National Express
London victoria coach station
09:30
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
14:35
5h05m National Express
London victoria coach station
12:00
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
16:40
4h40m National Express
London victoria coach station
12:30
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
19:05
6h35m National Express
London , Victoria Coach Station
12:30
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
18:40
6h10m Megabus
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, 1 services are being operated today and 20 tomorrow. The first bus London to Manchester departs at 16:30. The last one leaves at 16:30. Coach companies may adapt the first and last departure hours depending on which day you're travelling as well as if you're travelling during the holiday season, public holidays or for a popular event.

Best time to book a London - Manchester bus

Coach fare depending on when you purchase your ticket

£8

90

£5

60

£5

30

£7

15

£8

7

£9

3

£10

1

£11

Same day

Days before Departure

As you can see in the table above, the price of the ticket for a coach from London to Manchester is more expensive as you approach your travel date. Buying your ticket beforehand is a great way to pay less as well as avoiding missing the bus because no seats remain available. It is 60% cheaper to purchase your seat 1 month in advance (from £5) instead of on the day you're travelling (from £11).

The data take into account the best prices found, when booking beforehand versus 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
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£7.90 25/07/2020 15:30 Megabus 2 months ago
London
, Victoria Coach Station
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£7.90 11/07/2020 13:30 Megabus 3 months ago
London
, Victoria Coach Station
Manchester
, Corporation Street, Stop Ns
£7.90 15/07/2020 19:30 Megabus 2 months ago
London
, Victoria Coach Station
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£7.90 25/07/2020 13:30 Megabus 2 months ago
London
, Victoria Coach Station
Manchester
, Corporation Street, Stop Ns
£7.90 25/07/2020 22:30 Megabus 2 months ago
London
, Victoria Coach Station
Manchester
, Corporation Street, Stop Ns
£7.90 25/07/2020 19:30 Megabus 2 months ago
London
, Victoria Coach Station
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£18.00 16/07/2020 18:00 Megabus 19 hours ago
London
, Victoria Coach Station
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£18.80 16/07/2020 23:00 Megabus 19 hours ago
London
, Victoria Coach Station
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£23.80 16/07/2020 08:30 Megabus 19 hours ago
London
, Victoria Coach Station
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£25.49 10/07/2020 16:30 Megabus 1 day ago

Best prices found for the next 180 days.

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