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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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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 £5.90 MORE 5h23m
from £1.50 MORE 5h22m
Other modes of transport available to travel from Manchester to London
Train
from £22.00 MORE 2h11m
Flights
from £49.53 MORE 7h37m

Next bus departures

Leaving today? Find the next bus services to London

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Manchester Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
02:55
London Victoria
08:00
5h05m Megabus
Manchester Central
05:40
London Victoria
10:50
5h10m National Express
Manchester Central
06:30
London Victoria
13:10
6h40m National Express
Manchester Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
06:40
London Victoria
11:30
4h50m Megabus
Manchester Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
07:20
London Victoria
13:10
5h50m Megabus
Manchester Central
07:45
London Victoria
13:20
5h35m National Express
Manchester Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
09:30
London Victoria
15:20
5h50m Megabus
Manchester Central
09:30
London Victoria
14:20
4h50m National Express
Manchester Central
12:30
London Victoria
17:15
4h45m National Express
Manchester Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
12:40
London Victoria
17:50
5h10m 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

Based on our data, 16 services are running today and 15 tomorrow. The first bus Manchester to London departs at 02:55. The last bus is at 23:45. Bus operators can change the first and last departure hours depending on which day you're travelling as well as if you're travelling during the holiday season, bank 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 aware when you travel by bus that National Express, Megabus request their passengers to be at least 30 minutes early before departure to travel from Manchester to London. If you show up later you risk not being able 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.

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

£7

90

£6

60

£5

30

£6

15

£7

7

£8

3

£10

1

£11

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.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Manchester
Manchester , shudehill interchange, stand g arrive
London
London , victoria coach station
£1.50 09/10/2017 07:20 Megabus 4 days ago
Manchester
Manchester , shudehill interchange, stand g arrive
London
London , victoria coach station
£1.50 11/10/2017 07:20 Megabus 6 days ago
Manchester
Manchester , shudehill interchange, stand g arrive
London
London , victoria coach station
£3.50 24/10/2017 09:30 Megabus 7 days ago
Manchester
Manchester , shudehill interchange, stand g arrive
London
London , victoria coach station
£5.00 19/10/2017 09:30 Megabus 2 days ago
Manchester
Manchester , shudehill interchange, stand g arrive
London
London , victoria coach station
£5.00 19/10/2017 07:20 Megabus 2 days ago
Manchester
Manchester , shudehill interchange, stand g arrive
London
London , victoria coach station
£5.00 16/10/2017 09:30 Megabus 3 days ago
Manchester
Manchester , shudehill interchange, stand g arrive
London
London , victoria coach station
£5.00 17/10/2017 09:30 Megabus 3 days ago
Manchester
Manchester , shudehill interchange, stand g arrive
London
London , victoria coach station
£5.00 17/10/2017 07:20 Megabus 3 days ago
Manchester
Manchester , shudehill interchange, stand g arrive
London
London , victoria coach station
£5.00 12/10/2017 09:30 Megabus 4 days ago
Manchester
Manchester , shudehill interchange, stand g arrive
London
London , victoria coach station
£5.00 12/10/2017 07:20 Megabus 4 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.

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

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.

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Megabus

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.

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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

Which coach operators should I use?

Bus tickets from Manchester (England) to London (England) can be provided by National Express, Megabus. We suggest you check the luggage restrictions and services on board of each operator before booking 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.