Bus from Edinburgh to Manchester

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What is the cheapest bus from Edinburgh to Manchester? Which coach is the fastest? Compare all connections and coach companies for the Edinburgh Manchester bus. Search for all bus timetables with one click!

Facts about the coach from Edinburgh to Manchester

Cheapest Bus£18.30
Fastest Bus4h 45m
Earliest Coach21:00
Latest Coach21:00
Daily Bus Connections1 Ø
Distance281.6 km
Coach CompaniesScottish Citylink, National Express, FlixBus
Are you looking for a bus from Edinburgh to Manchester?
CheckMyBus has got you covered! We compare all available buses from Edinburgh to Manchester and show you departure times, the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll help you find tickets from companies travelling this route, including Scottish Citylink, National Express or FlixBus. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the coach have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you the cheapest coaches from Edinburgh to Manchester over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about long-distance bus stops in Edinburgh and Manchester which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Manchester and alternative destinations from Edinburgh. If you need to continue your journey with a flight, you can find the most popular airport transfers departing from Manchester.

The cheapest coach connections from Edinburgh to Manchester

Today
from £17.79
Tomorrow
from £16.50
17/10
from £16.50
18/10
from £17.79
19/10
from £16.50
20/10
from £16.50

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • Scottish Citylink
    21:00
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 4h 45m
    01:45
    Manchester - Corporation Street
    from£18.30

What are the cheapest buses from Edinburgh to Manchester you would typically find?

Bus timetables may change. Below, you'll find coach companies that usually provide the bus route Edinburgh to Manchester but are currently out of service.
  • National Express
    08:20
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 6h 35m
    14:55
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from£8.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 12/10/2021
  • FlixBus
    22:20
    Edinburgh- St Andrew Square
    Duration 18h 15m
    16:35
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£14.98
    Temporarily not available: last found 15/09/2021

Bus Edinburgh to Manchester: Further information

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We’ve already set in our search bar that you’re departing from Edinburgh and will arrive in Manchester as your destination. We have also already set a default travel date since most people generally book 3-7 days in advance. If you want to check a specific date, simply select the corresponding day in the calendar to update your search.
Do you already know exactly when you plan to go back? Then check your return trip straight away, and simply select your preferred date for the route from Manchester to Edinburgh.
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Upon getting your results, you’ll be able to compare all available coaches from Edinburgh to Manchester and take multiple factors into consideration before you book your trip. The cheapest coach tickets are offered by National Express at £8.00, while the fastest connection takes 4h 45m. It’s up to you if you’d prefer the cheapest ticket, quickest trip or the bus with the most amenities. Regardless of what you’re searching for, we can help you find the best deal for you!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customise everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Edinburgh Manchester bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transport, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your coach trip from Edinburgh to Manchester!

All bus stops in Edinburgh and Manchester

Stations
Manchester - Arena
New Bridge St , M3  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Castlefield
Liverpool Rd 43, M3 4NQ  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Coach Station
Chorlton St 14, M1 3HY  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Deansgate
Great Bridgewater St 56, M1 5LE  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Etihad Stadium
Alan Turing Way 2002, Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Miles Platting
M40 8DE  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Old Trafford Cricket Ground
Talbot Rd , M16 9AL  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Old Trafford Stadium
United Road , M16  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Piccadilly Station
Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Princess Road
Princess Road , M14 7FS  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Sackville Street
Portland St 55, M1 3HP  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
Shudehill , Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Three Arrows
Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Trafford Centre
Regent Rd 157, Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Victoria Station
Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Wythenshawe Interchange
M22 5UN  Manchester  (United Kingdom)

FAQs about the Edinburgh Manchester bus route

How much does a Edinburgh Manchester coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Edinburgh Manchester bus trip is available from £18.30 and takes 6h 35m. Compare offers and save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Edinburgh to Manchester?

This connection is offered by 3 bus companies with ticket prices ranging from £8.00 to £23.00. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you’ll get the cheapest bus trip to Manchester.

How many connections are available for the Edinburgh Manchester route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Edinburgh to Manchester is offered by roughly 1 connection. By using our search engine, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Manchester from Edinburgh take?

The quickest coach from Edinburgh to Manchester is provided by Scottish Citylink and takes 4h 45m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £18.30. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Edinburgh to Manchester?

The earliest bus to Manchester departs from Edinburgh at 21:00. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Edinburgh to Manchester?

The latest bus to Manchester departs from Edinburgh at 21:00. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the Edinburgh Manchester route?

Passengers looking to travel from Edinburgh to Manchester can travel with Scottish Citylink, National Express and FlixBus. Compare all available bus tickets with our search engine to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus for the Edinburgh Manchester bus trip?

If you’re searching for a direct connection from Edinburgh to Manchester our search engine currently compares 1 direct bus connection with the following company: National Express

What can I take with me on the bus to Manchester from Edinburgh?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Edinburgh Manchester bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Edinburgh Manchester bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make travelling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Edinburgh to Manchester on your planned travel date.

Compare Edinburgh and Manchester

Edinburgh
464,990
Manchester
0.55 Million
£4.25
£4.77
Edinburgh
Manchester
A taxi journey in Edinburgh is 11% cheaper than in Manchester.
£1.60
£2.60
Edinburgh
Manchester
A bus fare in Edinburgh is 39% cheaper than in Manchester.
£4.00
£3.50
Edinburgh
Manchester
A pint of beer in Edinburgh is 13% more expensive than in Manchester.
£1.12
£1.12
Edinburgh
Manchester
A bottle of water in Edinburgh is 0% more expensive than in Manchester.
£6.99
£5.02
Edinburgh
Manchester
A meal in Edinburgh is 29% more expensive than in Manchester.

Bus routes from Edinburgh and Manchester

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