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If you want to take a bus from Bristol to Manchester, then you have several options to select from. The route is operated by 3 different providers: megabus, National Express and Busbud. Usually there are bus tickets available for around £5.70, however, if you book your bus really spontaneously or in times of unusually high demand, the tickets could be a little bit more expensive. The fastest bus will take you from Manchester to Bristol within 4h 35m. Click "Find Now" and book your trip!

Bristol to Manchester Coach Information

Cheapest Bus£5.70
Fastest Bus4h 20m
Distance226.5 km
Coach CompaniesNational Express, megabus
  Bus Bristol - Manchester    227 km
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-16%

The cheapest coach connections from Bristol to Manchester

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      08:30
      13:55
    6 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £5.70
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      20:00
      01:15
    22 Nov
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £6.00
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      20:00
      01:15
    22 Oct
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £6.00
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      20:00
      01:15
    17 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £6.00
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      20:00
      01:15
    5 Nov
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £6.00
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      20:00
      01:15
    29 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £6.00
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      20:00
      01:15
    28 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £6.00
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      17:10
      22:00
    22 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.75
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      18:40
      23:00
    22 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.75
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      18:40
      23:00
    7 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.75
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      17:10
      22:00
    6 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.75
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      18:40
      23:00
    8 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.75
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      18:40
      23:00
    5 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.75
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      14:15
      19:35
    19 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.75


  Carpooling Bristol - Manchester    227 km
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Bristol to Manchester

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      15:00
      18:10
    3 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £15.00
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      12:00
      15:20
    22 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £18.00
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      10:00
      13:20
    29 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £19.00
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      18:40
      23:30
    26 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £22.13


  Bus Manchester - Bristol    227 km
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-16%

The cheapest coach connections from Manchester to Bristol

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      23:55
      09:20
    29 Oct
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £5.70
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      23:55
      09:20
    5 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £5.70
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      23:55
      09:20
    21 Oct
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £5.70
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      17:15
      23:45
    1 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £5.70
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      23:55
      09:20
    14 Oct
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £5.70
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      11:25
      17:35
    6 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £5.70
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      17:15
      23:45
    18 Oct
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £5.70
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      17:20
      22:25
    29 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.75
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      17:20
      22:10
    5 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.75
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      17:20
      22:25
    4 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.75
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      17:20
      22:25
    8 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.75
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      17:20
      22:10
    5 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.75
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      17:40
      22:30
    11 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.75
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      18:05
      22:45
    19 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.75


  Carpooling Manchester - Bristol    227 km
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Manchester to Bristol

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      15:00
      18:20
    22 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £10.00
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      08:30
      11:50
    2 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £17.70
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      16:40
      20:00
    29 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £18.00
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      13:10
      16:50
    1 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £19.00


Current ticket prices

Always looking for the next good bargain? Then you're in the right spot! Don’t simply check for buses but compare the price of your coach journey to other means of transportation such as a train ride, carpooling or even a flight. This way you’ll definitely seal the best deal! Another piece of advice: We recommend checking prices for various days because they’re usually subject to demand.

Bus stops in Bristol and Manchester

  Stations
Chorlton St 16, Manchester (United Kingdom)
Bradshaw St , Manchester (United Kingdom)

Find out more details about the service on your bus from Bristol to Manchester and return

Opting for the coach for a city trip is getting more and more popular. Not only is it a very cheap and ecofriendly way of travelling, but also as comfortable as well as convenient as taking a plane or train. In recent years, providers have stepped up their game when it comes to amenities by offering appliances from electric sockets over air-conditioning systems to a free WiFi connection. When taking a look at the search results presented on our page, you can instantly see, which provider offers which comfort features. For instance, electric sockets can be found on the buses of the coach company megabus. A generous luggage policy is basically a given as well. Have you remembered to check all the info necessary for a successful coach trip from Manchester to Bristol? Take a look at the exact location of the coach terminals in both cities, find out about departure times and pick the perfect bus for your individual needs. You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current discounts for your coach Bristol – Manchester: Saving some extra quid will allow you to spend more money on souvenirs, snacks and beverages on the coach or simply to stock up your holiday funds.

Bristol and Manchester: Useful Info

Bristol
430,713
Manchester
0.55 Million
Taxi
£4.11
£4.77
Bristol
Manchester
A taxi journey in Bristol is 14% cheaper than in Manchester.
Local buses
£1.70
£2.60
Bristol
Manchester
A bus fare in Bristol is 35% cheaper than in Manchester.
Beer
£3.75
£3.50
Bristol
Manchester
A pint of beer in Bristol is 7% more expensive than in Manchester.
Water
£1.18
£1.12
Bristol
Manchester
A bottle of water in Bristol is 6% more expensive than in Manchester.
Meal
£7.18
£5.02
Bristol
Manchester
A meal in Bristol is 31% more expensive than in Manchester.
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