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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 £6.00 MORE 5h21m
from £1.50 MORE 5h09m
Other modes of transport available
Train
from £23.00 MORE 2h09m
Flights
from £29.99 MORE 8h01m

Prices calendar to travel between London and Manchester

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

  september november   october
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday
15
16
17
18
19
20

Megabus£18

National Express£26

Loco2£40

21

Megabus£18

National Express£21

Loco2£40

22

Megabus£13

National Express£18

Loco2£50

23
24

Megabus£9

National Express£12

Loco2£40

25
26

Megabus£11

National Express£13

Loco2£50

27
28
29
30

Megabus£6

National Express£9

Loco2£35

31
01
02
03

Megabus£8

National Express£9

Loco2£23

04

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
23:30
Manchester , Corporation Street, Stop Ns
03:45
4h15m Megabus
London , Victoria Coach Station
23:45
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
05:00
5h15m 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
12:15
4h45m 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
10:00
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
14:55
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
16:40
4h40m 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, 17 services are running today and 18 tomorrow. The first bus London to Manchester leaves the station at 01:00. The last one departs at 23:45. Coach operators may adapt the first and last departure hours depending on the day of the week as well as if you're travelling during the holiday season, public holidays or for a specific event.

Best time to book a London - Manchester bus

Bus fare depending on when you purchase your ticket

£7

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
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£5.50 30/10/2018 13:30 Megabus 2 days ago
London
, Victoria Coach Station
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£5.50 30/10/2018 17:00 Megabus 2 days ago
London
, Victoria Coach Station
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£6.21 13/11/2018 17:00 Megabus 3 days ago
London
, Victoria Coach Station
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£6.21 13/11/2018 13:30 Megabus 3 days ago
London
, Victoria Coach Station
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£6.21 15/11/2018 17:00 Megabus 1 day ago
London
, Victoria Coach Station
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£6.21 15/11/2018 13:30 Megabus 1 day ago
London
victoria coach station
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.80 11/11/2018 06:00 National Express 5 days ago
London
victoria coach station
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.90 14/11/2018 09:00 National Express 2 days ago
London
victoria coach station
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.90 13/11/2018 09:00 National Express 3 days ago
London
, Victoria Coach Station
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£7.05 14/11/2018 17:00 Megabus 2 days ago

Best prices found for the next 30 days.

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