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 £4.00
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 £4.00. 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 £4.00 MORE 5h28m
from £5.50 MORE 5h17m
Other modes of transport available
Train
from £18.50 MORE 2h08m
Flights
from £42.81 MORE 8h23m

Prices calendar to travel between London and Manchester

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

  october december    november
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday
11
12
13
14
15
16
17

Megabus£15

National Express£26

Raileurope£77

18
19

Megabus£9

National Express£7

Raileurope£28

20

Megabus£9

National Express£7

Raileurope£29

21
22

Megabus£9

National Express£12

Raileurope£52

23

Megabus£8

National Express£7

Raileurope£29

24
25

Megabus£8

National Express£9

Raileurope£34

26
27

Megabus£8

National Express£7

Raileurope£29

28
29

Megabus£8

National Express£7

Raileurope£36

30

Megabus£8

National Express£7

Raileurope£19

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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 London - Manchester

Leaving today? Here are the next bus services to Manchester

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
London , Victoria Coach Station
10:00
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
14:50
4h50m Megabus
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
17:30
5h00m 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
18:55
5h25m National Express
London , Victoria Coach Station
13:30
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
18:30
5h00m Megabus
London victoria coach station
14:30
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
20:40
6h10m National Express
London , Victoria Coach Station
15:30
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
20:20
4h50m Megabus
London , Victoria Coach Station
18:00
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
23:20
5h20m 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, 20 services are being operated today and 16 tomorrow. The first bus London to Manchester departs at 01:00. The last one leaves at 23:45. 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

£6

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
coach station, chorlton st
£6.90 23/11/2019 13:30 National Express 16 hours ago
London
victoria coach station
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.90 23/11/2019 15:30 National Express 16 hours ago
London
victoria coach station
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.90 04/12/2019 14:30 National Express 17 hours ago
London
victoria coach station
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.90 04/12/2019 07:30 National Express 17 hours ago
London
victoria coach station
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.90 04/12/2019 13:00 National Express 17 hours ago
London
victoria coach station
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.90 13/12/2019 12:30 National Express 21 hours ago
London
victoria coach station
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.90 13/12/2019 13:00 National Express 21 hours ago
London
victoria coach station
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.90 07/12/2019 14:30 National Express 1 day ago
London
victoria coach station
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.90 07/12/2019 13:00 National Express 1 day ago
London
victoria coach station
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£6.90 07/12/2019 12:00 National Express 1 day ago

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