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Prices calendar bus from Manchester to London

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Manchester to London by coach, train, carsharing and flights. With the calendar below, choose the day you want to travel and easily find the best price for your next travel.

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National Express£11




National Express£11



Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 6 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Best prices for bus tickets Manchester to London

from £6.00 MORE 5h28m
from £1.50 MORE 5h09m
from £7.20 MORE 5h30m
Other modes of transport available to travel from Manchester to London
from £22.00 MORE 2h10m
from £33.93 MORE 7h08m

Next bus departures

Leaving today? Find the next bus services to London

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Manchester Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
London Victoria
5h55m Megabus
Manchester Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
London Victoria
5h10m Megabus
Manchester Central
London Victoria
5h10m National Express
Manchester Central
London Victoria
6h40m National Express
Manchester Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
London Victoria
4h50m Megabus
Manchester Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
London Victoria
5h50m Megabus
Manchester Central
London Victoria
5h35m National Express
Manchester Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
London Victoria
4h50m Megabus
Manchester Central
London Victoria
4h50m National Express
Manchester Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
London Victoria
5h50m Megabus

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

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 21 services are available today and 17 tomorrow. The first bus Manchester to London departs at 02:55. The last bus is at 23:45. Bus operators may vary 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.

Travel information for your bus from Manchester to London

Choosing the coach as a mode of transport is one way to save money, which is why this transport type is becoming well-liked. Often, taking the bus to travel from Manchester to London is cheaper than travelling by plane, train or car, even though it takes more time, i.e. 5h10m. Today, in addition to improving their coaches' comfort and services, coach companies served more and more cities all over the United Kingdom and Europe and developed their lines to allow you to go where you want.

Every day, coach operators try to increase their buses to propose you the best quality service and comfort on board. You will spend the time of your travel on comfortable seats with air conditioning and on some buses you will have access to WiFi and electrical outlets

Be mindful when you travel by bus that National Express, Megabus, Eurolines-uk ask their consumers to be at least 30 minutes in advance before departure to go from Manchester to London. If you show up later you risk not being authorize to board your bus.

Coach carriers allow you to take three baggage of maximum 20kg each on their coach. More specifically you can bring one piece of hand luggage on board and put two luggage in the baggage compartments. You can have more luggage but you will have to pay an extra fee.

Take a look at the bus carriers' website to access to information concerning insurance. Indeed, you may want insurance if you risk annulling your trip from Manchester to London by bus. In addition, they can offer travel insurances which cover you in case of accident or your luggage in case of loss.

Best time to book

Cost of a bus Manchester to London depending on when you get your ticket
















Same day

Days before Departure

As you can note in the table above, the cost of the ticket for a coach from Manchester to London is more expensive if you don't book early. Booking your coach early is a great way to make savings as well as avoiding missing the bus because there are no tickets left. It is 59% cheaper to get your bus 1 month in advance (from £5) rather than on the day you're travelling (from £11).

The data are based on the cheapest prices found, when buying early versus on the day on you intend to travel, over the past six months.

Things to do in London

Experience the best of London by visiting these 6 places

  • Tower Bridge
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Abbey Road Studios
  • Big Ben
  • London Eye
  • Kensington Palace

If you wish to spend some time exploring London, we have listed for you some places to visit in order to help you organize your trip. Your plan can change whether you have a specific interest or whether you're coming to the city with your partner, family or friends but some of these tips should be of interest. Many of these landmarks are free to visit but we advise you to double check, especially as you might be able to buy tickets before you get there to avoid the queues.

Tower Bridge could be the starting point of your itinerary as it is among the main tourist places for visitors. You can then continue your visit with Big Ben and Buckingham Palace which are also popular.

You might then extend your itinerary with London Eye which is another way to experience the city.

If you still have some time, you should go and have a look at the Abbey Road Studios which is generally appreciated by travellers.

Our last suggestion if you wish to have a complete view of the city will be the Kensington Palace. Do not forget to check out the events, festivals or concerts that you can attend during your stay as it could enable you to meet locals who might be able to provide you with more insights.

Best price found for bus from Manchester to London

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

Journey Price Departure on At Company Searched
£1.50 07/08/2017 23:45 Megabus 6 days ago
£1.50 06/08/2017 07:20 Megabus 5 days ago
£1.50 01/08/2017 23:45 Megabus 5 days ago
£3.50 21/08/2017 06:40 Megabus 22 hours ago
£3.50 21/08/2017 07:20 Megabus 6 days ago
£3.50 21/08/2017 09:30 Megabus 22 hours ago
£4.50 17/08/2017 10:30 Megabus 4 days ago
£4.50 10/08/2017 02:55 Megabus 4 days ago
£4.50 12/08/2017 02:55 Megabus 2 days ago
£4.50 18/08/2017 02:55 Megabus 6 days ago

Best price found for Manchester to London bus tickets for the next 30 days.

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Bus times from Manchester to London

Every day many National Express coaches travel from Manchester to London: you can check coach timetables for your next journey on the National Express website.

Megabus coaches often make the connection between the two cities. You can find Megabus coaches departure times directly on the Megabus website.

The bus company Eurolines allows you to travel between the cities Manchester and London by coach. For more information on Eurolines bus timetables, you can go on the Eurolines website.

Discount coach Manchester to London

National Express discounts Manchester to London

You are able to travel from Manchester to London by coach at low fares with National Express attractive tickets. The coach operator provides promos, discount cards as well as different passes to spend less on your journey.

National Express allows you to save 33% on standard prices for 1 year with these 3 discount cards for only £10*:

  • Young Person Coachcard: if you're part of the age group 16-26 years or full-time students
  • Senior Discount card: if you're part of the age group 60 and over
  • Disabled Discount card: for people with disabilities

If you travel as a family you can choose 1 of the 2 Family Coachcards:

  • Family 1plus1 Coachcard costs £8* for a year: one child will travel for free when accompanied by a full fare paying adult
  • Family 2plus2 Coachcard costs £16* for 1 year: 2 children can travel for free when they are with 2 full fares paying adults

Explore London and get unlimited travel in the United Kingdom thanks to the Brit Xplorer passes:

  • Hobo: one week for £79*
  • Footloose: two weeks for £139*
  • Rolling Stone: four weeks for £219*

For your journey to London from Manchester, National Express offers funfares (cheaper tickets) if you book in advance. If you're travelling with friends (minimum 4 passengers) with National Express, you are able save 25% on standard fares.

*Fares and discounts observed on 03/02/2017

Discounts Megabus Manchester to London

With starting prices from £1 (with a 50p booking fee per transaction), Megabus services are a cheap solution to travel from Manchester to London. The earlier you purchase your ticket, the more chance you'll get to find these fares. The low cost bus company also gives 10% off to students when booking online if you got a valid NUS extra card.

*Fares and discounts observed on 03/02/2017

Discounts Eurolines Manchester to London

If you decide to use Eurolines to travel by bus from Manchester to London, you may want to pay less on your journey by buying a Discount card. It will save you 25% off all travel and only costs £23* for three months or £43* for 6 months. For your information, the discounts only apply to the routes between United Kingdom, France, Belgium or Netherlands.

*Fares and discounts observed on 03/02/2017

Coach stations to travel between Manchester and London

For your journey between Manchester and London several coach stations of departure and arrival exist. You can choose between the following bus stations departure: Manchester Central bus station, Manchester Shudehill Interchange, Stand G bus station.

For your arrival, several coach stations are available :London Victoria bus station, London Heathrow Airport bus station.

Other transport alternatives

There are alternative transport methods to coach for travelling between Manchester and London:

Manchester to London trains

Manchester to London flights

Book a coach from Manchester to London

To purchase your Manchester to London bus ticket, you can consult the following coach companies' websites that offer bus tickets between Manchester to London:

National Express

National Express, the reference of coach trips, offers Manchester to London bus tickets from £6. Note that the earlier you book your ticket from Manchester to London, the more likely you are to find cheap tickets.



Megabus, the low-cost coach company in UK, serves Manchester to London by bus at low prices, from £2. The company regularly offers discounts to its passenger and prices from £1 to travel by coach.



Eurolines, the European leader of coach travel, offers bus tickets to travel from Manchester to London at attractive prices starting from £8. If you book in advance you can get cheap coach tickets to travel from Manchester to London.

Route information

Bus Manchester London

Bus journey Manchester to London

Manchester London bus map

Bus Time 5h10m
Origin Manchester, England
Destination London, England
Distance 163 Miles
Cheapest bus ticket fare: from £1.50
Bus operators: National Express, Megabus, Eurolines-uk

Which coach operators should I use?

Bus tickets from Manchester (England) to London (England) can be provided by National Express, Megabus, Eurolines-uk. We recommend you to have a look at the luggage policies and services on board of each company before purchasing your ticket.

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

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

How long does it take?

The coach duration will vary depending on the company but coach services need on average 5h10m to travel the 163 miles. Taking the bus from Manchester to London is longer than other travel options but you should save money.