Bus from London to Manchester

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Facts about the coach from London to Manchester

Cheapest Bus£4.90
Fastest Bus4h 20m
Earliest Coach08:00
Latest Coach18:30
Daily Bus Connections2 Ø
Distance262.0 km
Coach CompaniesNational Express, FlixBus, megabus
Are you looking for a bus from London to Manchester?
CheckMyBus has got you covered! We compare all available buses from London 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 National Express, FlixBus or megabus. 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 London to Manchester over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about long-distance bus stops in London 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 London. 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 London to Manchester

Today
from £4.99
Tomorrow
from £4.99
01/08
from £6.99
02/08
from £4.99
03/08
from £6.90
04/08
from £6.90

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

  • National Express
    12:30
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 40m
    17:10
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from£4.90
  • National Express
    17:05
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 40m
    21:45
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from£4.90
  • National Express
    18:05
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 30m
    22:35
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from£4.90
  • National Express
    18:30
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 30m
    23:00
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from£4.90
  • FlixBus
    09:30
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 20m
    13:50
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£4.99
  • FlixBus
    14:00
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 25m
    18:25
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£4.99
  • FlixBus
    08:00
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 20m
    12:20
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£4.99
  • FlixBus
    11:00
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 25m
    15:25
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£4.99
  • FlixBus
    16:00
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 20m
    20:20
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£4.99
  • megabus
    09:00
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 0m
    14:00
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£5.95
  • megabus
    10:00
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 6h 15m
    16:15
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£5.95
  • megabus
    14:00
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 5m
    19:05
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£5.95
  • megabus
    16:00
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 10m
    21:10
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£5.95
  • megabus
    08:00
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 20m
    13:20
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£11.10

The cheapest carpooling offers from London to Manchester

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    08:00
    London
    Duration 4h 30m
    12:30
    Manchester
    from£12.50
  • BlaBlaCar
    12:10
    London
    Duration 4h 50m
    17:00
    Manchester
    from£13.50
  • BlaBlaCar
    12:10
    London
    Duration 5h 0m
    17:10
    Manchester
    from£13.50
  • BlaBlaCar
    17:00
    London
    Duration 4h 10m
    21:10
    Manchester
    from£18.00

Bus London to Manchester: Further information

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We’ve already set in our search bar that you’re departing from London 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 London.
Are you travelling with other people? Then indicate how many passengers are joining you and start your search.
Upon getting your results, you’ll be able to compare all available coaches from London to Manchester and take multiple factors into consideration before you book your trip. The cheapest coach tickets are offered by National Express at £4.90, while the fastest connection takes 4h 20m. 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 London 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 London to Manchester!

All bus stops in London 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 London Manchester bus route

How much does a London Manchester coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the London Manchester bus trip is available from £4.90 and takes 4h 40m. Compare offers and save money!

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

This connection is offered by 3 bus companies with ticket prices ranging from £4.90 to £11.10. 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 London Manchester route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from London to Manchester is offered by roughly 2 connections. By using our search engine, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Manchester from London take?

The quickest coach from London to Manchester is provided by FlixBus and takes 4h 20m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £4.99. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from London to Manchester?

The earliest bus to Manchester departs from London at 08:00. 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 London to Manchester?

The latest bus to Manchester departs from London at 18:30. 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 London Manchester route?

Passengers looking to travel from London to Manchester can travel with National Express, FlixBus and megabus. 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 London Manchester bus trip?

If you’re searching for a direct connection from London to Manchester our search engine currently compares 7 direct bus connections with the following companies: National Express, FlixBus and megabus

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

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 London 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 London 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 London to Manchester on your planned travel date.

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