Bus from London to Manchester

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Facts about the coach from London to Manchester

Cheapest Bus£2.90
Fastest Bus4h 10m
Earliest Coach08:00
Latest Coach22:00
Daily Bus Connections3 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. 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 £2.90
Tomorrow
from £2.90
22/10
from £2.90
23/10
from £2.90
24/10
from £2.90
25/10
from £2.90

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

  • National Express
    08:00
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 20m
    13:20
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from£2.90
  • National Express
    09:00
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 30m
    14:30
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from£2.90
  • National Express
    09:40
    London - Golders Green Coach Station
    Duration 4h 50m
    14:30
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from£2.90
  • National Express
    15:30
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 30m
    21:00
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from£2.90
  • FlixBus
    08:30
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 15m
    13:45
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£2.99
  • FlixBus
    09:05
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 40m
    13:45
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£2.99
  • FlixBus
    14:30
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 15m
    19:45
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£2.99
  • FlixBus
    15:05
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 40m
    19:45
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£2.99
  • FlixBus
    16:00
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 15m
    21:15
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£2.99
  • megabus
    22:00
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 50m
    03:50
    Manchester - Corporation Street
    from£15.30
  • megabus
    18:00
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 30m
    23:30
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£17.50
  • megabus
    14:00
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 4h 30m
    18:30
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£17.50
  • megabus
    14:20
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 10m
    18:30
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£17.50
  • megabus
    16:30
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 25m
    21:55
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from£18.30

The cheapest carpooling offers from London to Manchester

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    18:50
    London
    Duration 3h 50m
    22:40
    Manchester
    from£9.00
  • BlaBlaCar
    08:00
    London
    Duration 4h 30m
    12:30
    Manchester
    from£15.00
  • BlaBlaCar
    19:00
    London
    Duration 5h 20m
    00:20
    Manchester
    from£20.00
  • BlaBlaCar
    15:15
    London
    Duration 4h 30m
    19:45
    Manchester
    from£21.00

You want to go the other way? Check all offers from Manchester to London

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.
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
New Bridge St , M3 Manchester (United Kingdom)
Liverpool Rd 43, M3 4NQ Manchester (United Kingdom)
Chorlton St 14, M1 3HY Manchester (United Kingdom)
Great Bridgewater St 56, M1 5LE Manchester (United Kingdom)
Alan Turing Way 2002, Manchester (United Kingdom)
M40 8DE Manchester (United Kingdom)
Talbot Rd , M16 9AL Manchester (United Kingdom)
United Road , M16 Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Princess Road , M14 7FS Manchester (United Kingdom)
Portland St 55, M1 3HP Manchester (United Kingdom)
Shudehill , Manchester (United Kingdom)
Regent Rd 157, Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester (United Kingdom)
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 £2.90. Compare offers and save money!

How long does a bus to Manchester from London take?

The fastest coach from London to Manchester starts at 4h 10m. However, keep in mind that the journey 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 22:00. 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.

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

CheckMyBus currently compares direct bus routes from London to Manchester. Simply use our search function to find a bus for your planned travel date that goes directly to Manchester from London.

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.

Compare London and Manchester

£7.49
£4.77
London
Manchester
A taxi journey in London is 37% more expensive than in Manchester.
£2.50
£2.60
London
Manchester
A bus fare in London is 4% cheaper than in Manchester.
£4.50
£3.50
London
Manchester
A pint of beer in London is 23% more expensive than in Manchester.
£0.89
£1.12
London
Manchester
A bottle of water in London is 21% cheaper than in Manchester.
£6.27
£5.02
London
Manchester
A meal in London is 20% more expensive than in Manchester.

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