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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from London to Manchester from various bus operators like National Express, megabus or FlixBus for the next days.
today
from £11
tomorrow
from £9
Tuesday
from £5
Wednesday
from £5
Thursday
from £9
Friday
from £10
Saturday
from £10

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • National Express
    4h 15m
    21:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    01:45
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £11
  • National Express
    5h 25m
    10:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    15:25
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £13
  • megabus
    6h 30m
    15:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    21:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange (Stand G) Bus Stop
    megabus
    Economy
    £16
  • megabus
    6h 30m
    16:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    22:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    £16
  • FlixBus
    4h 55m
    21:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    01:55
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £30

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    4h 30m
    07:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    11:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    £9
  • megabus
    5h 10m
    07:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    £9
  • FlixBus
    4h 55m
    07:30
    London
    Finchley Road
    12:25
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £9
  • FlixBus
    5h 25m
    07:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:25
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £13
  • National Express
    11h 30m
    02:55
    London
    Hammersmith
    14:25
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £48

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    4h 30m
    07:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    11:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    £5
  • megabus
    5h 10m
    07:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    £5
  • National Express
    4h 45m
    10:40
    London
    Golders Green Coach Station
    15:25
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £9
  • FlixBus
    5h 25m
    07:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:25
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £9
  • FlixBus
    4h 55m
    07:30
    London
    Finchley Road
    12:25
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £9

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    4h 30m
    07:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    11:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    £5
  • megabus
    5h 10m
    07:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    £5
  • National Express
    4h 50m
    07:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:20
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £9
  • National Express
    4h 10m
    08:10
    London
    Golders Green Coach Station
    12:20
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £9
  • FlixBus
    5h 25m
    07:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:25
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £9

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    4h 30m
    07:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    11:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    £9
  • megabus
    5h 10m
    07:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    £9
  • National Express
    6h 41m
    08:44
    London
    Marble Arch
    15:25
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £13
  • FlixBus
    5h 25m
    07:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:25
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £13
  • FlixBus
    4h 55m
    07:30
    London
    Finchley Road
    12:25
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £13

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    6h 55m
    07:35
    London
    Finchley Road
    14:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    £10
  • National Express
    4h 50m
    07:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:20
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £11
  • National Express
    4h 10m
    08:10
    London
    Golders Green Coach Station
    12:20
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £11
  • megabus
    3h 55m
    07:35
    London
    Finchley Road
    11:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    £11
  • FlixBus
    5h 25m
    07:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:25
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £22

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    7h 30m
    07:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    14:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    £10
  • megabus
    6h 55m
    07:35
    London
    Finchley Road
    14:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    £10
  • FlixBus
    4h 45m
    12:05
    London
    Finchley Road
    16:50
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £22
  • FlixBus
    5h 25m
    16:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    21:55
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £22
  • National Express
    11h 25m
    02:55
    London
    Hammersmith
    14:20
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £52

Frequency of bus connections between London and Manchester

See here how frequent the connections between London and Manchester are, during different times and days of the week.
Wednesday is the busiest day, with more than 84 daily coaches from London to Manchester. Monday has instead the fewest connections, with only 34 daily coaches between London and Manchester.
The busiest time of the day is the Morning, with 128 coaches from London to Manchester, while Night sees the fewest connections between London and Manchester, with 14 offers.

Facts about the coach from London to Manchester

Compare all providers like National Express, megabus and FlixBus that travel daily 47 times by bus from London to Manchester in one click and book your bus ticket from London to Manchester starting from £5!

Cheapest Bus £5
Fastest Bus 3h 55m
Earliest Coach 10:00
Latest Coach 23:59
Daily Bus Connections 47 Ø
Distance 262.0 km
Coach Companies National Express, megabus and FlixBus

Cheapest coach tickets from London to Manchester

Every day, 47 buses from 3 coach companies leave London for Manchester: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a coach ticket for this route, starting from 19/05/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 13/05
Tuesday 14/05
Wednesday 15/05
Thursday 16/05
Friday 17/05
Saturday 18/05
Sunday 19/05
£16
Monday 20/05
£9
Tuesday 21/05
£5
Wednesday 22/05
£9
Thursday 23/05
£13
Friday 24/05
£22
Saturday 25/05
£52
Sunday 26/05
£18
Monday 27/05
£18
Tuesday 28/05
£5
Wednesday 29/05
£9
Thursday 30/05
£9
Friday 31/05
£9
Saturday 01/06
£9
Sunday 02/06
£9
Monday 03/06
£9
Tuesday 04/06
£7
Wednesday 05/06
£6
Thursday 06/06
£7
Friday 07/06
£9
Saturday 08/06
£7
Sunday 09/06

The cheapest time to travel from London to Manchester

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from London to Manchester, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £5, Tuesday is the cheapest day for a coach from London to Manchester. Sunday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £11.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from London to Manchester, with £5. Night is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £14.

How to save money travelling from London to Manchester

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from London to Manchester in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the coach from London to Manchester, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later coaches from London to Manchester are also emptier.

Beloved coach companies from London to Manchester

These are the most booked bus companies between London to Manchester from our users.

All bus stations and stops in London and Manchester

In the map below you can see, where to find all bus stations in London and Manchester.

Service and Comfort on the bus from London to Manchester

Want to know which seat classes are available on the coaches from London to Manchester? Or which bus companies serve the route London - Manchester? Below you´ll find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the London to Manchester bus

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 £5 and takes 4h 30m. Compare offers and save money!

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

This connection is offered by 3 companies with ticket prices ranging from £5 to £52. 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 47 busses. By using our search, 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 megabus and takes 3h 55m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £9. 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 10:00. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search 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 23:59. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search 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, megabus and FlixBus. Compare all available bus tickets with our search to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus between London and Manchester?

You can check all the direct connections between London and Manchester by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: National Express, megabus and FlixBus.

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 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 to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from London to Manchester on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route London to Manchester

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

Alternate transport types from London to Manchester

Did not find the right bus? Here is a selection of alternate transport types from the schedule from London to Manchester for the next days.

Cheap train tickets from London to Manchester

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from London to Manchester for the next days.
  • Avanti West Coast
    2h 15m
    06:10
    London
    08:25
    Manchester
    Piccadilly Station
    Avanti West Coast
    Economy
    from £34
  • West Midlands Trains
    3h 32m
    06:43
    London
    10:15
    Manchester
    Piccadilly Station
    West Midlands Trains
    Economy
    from £74
  • East Midlands Railway
    3h 39m
    05:30
    London
    St Pancras Train Station
    09:09
    Manchester
    Oxford Road Station
    East Midlands Railway
    Economy
    from £82
  • Avanti West Coast
    2h 52m
    06:07
    London
    08:59
    Manchester
    Piccadilly Station
    Avanti West Coast
    First Class
    from £132

More bus routes from London and Manchester

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from London and from Manchester. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you’ll find all the details about your bus route!

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