Bus from London to Manchester and return

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You are looking for cheap bus tickets for a trip from London to Manchester? In this case you can use CheckMyBus to find the best offer: There’s buses which are quite fast and only need 4h 15m. What's best: Taking the bus is also a very inexpensive travel option with prices for rides from Manchester to London normally starting at £12.20. Always keep in mind: Comparing offers certainly pays off!

London to Manchester Coach Information

Cheapest Bus£3.00
Fastest Bus4h 40m
Distance262.0 km
Coach CompaniesNational Express, megabus


  Bus London - Manchester    262 km
Ø Bus connections12 x
Savings-48%

The cheapest coach connections from London 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
  • London
    Manchester
      09:00
      13:50
    2 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Manchester
      19:00
      00:05
    23 Feb
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Manchester
      20:30
      01:10
    17 Mar
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Manchester
      16:15
      21:30
    11 Mar
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Manchester
      12:30
      18:40
    8 Feb
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.50
  • London
    Manchester
      12:30
      18:40
    22 Feb
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.50
  • London
    Manchester
      12:30
      18:40
    25 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.50
  • London
    Manchester
      12:30
      18:40
    15 Mar
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.50
  • London
    Manchester
      16:15
      21:45
    18 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £5.00
  • London
    Manchester
      16:15
      21:30
    21 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £5.00
  • London
    Manchester
      17:00
      23:00
    14 Feb
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.75
  • London
    Manchester
      17:00
      23:00
    12 Mar
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.75
  • London
    Manchester
      17:00
      23:00
    8 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.75


  Carpooling London - Manchester    262 km
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from London to Manchester

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • London
    Manchester
      09:30
      14:50
    29 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £19.00
  • London
    Manchester
      20:00
      23:40
    26 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £20.66
  • London
    Manchester
      13:00
      17:50
    30 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £22.00
  • London
    Manchester
      12:00
      17:20
    29 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £24.26


  Bus Manchester - London    262 km
Ø Bus connections12 x
Savings-40%

The cheapest coach connections from Manchester to London

%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
    London
      16:00
      21:00
    22 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • Manchester
    London
      16:00
      20:30
    1 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • Manchester
    London
      16:00
      20:30
    21 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • Manchester
    London
      16:00
      21:00
    20 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • Manchester
    London
      16:00
      20:45
    16 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • Manchester
    London
      06:35
      13:00
    13 Mar
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £4.10
  • Manchester
    London
      15:40
      21:20
    31 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.50
  • Manchester
    London
      17:30
      22:30
    30 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.50
  • Manchester
    London
      17:30
      22:30
    8 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.50
  • Manchester
    London
      15:40
      21:20
    16 Feb
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.50
  • Manchester
    London
      17:30
      22:30
    14 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.50
  • Manchester
    London
      18:00
      22:20
    7 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £5.00


  Carpooling Manchester - London    262 km
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Manchester to London

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Manchester
    London
      17:20
      21:30
    29 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £10.78
  • Manchester
    London
      05:00
      08:50
    17 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £19.00
  • Manchester
    London
      19:00
      22:40
    24 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £20.00
  • Manchester
    London
      12:00
      16:10
    16 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £21.00


Current ticket prices

You're always on the hunt for a good bargain? Then listen up! It’s usually good to book a bus in advance because fares are often subject to demand and the longer you wait, the more expensive they can be. On the route London - Manchester, for instance, prices range from £12.20 to £25.30. Also consider comparing bus fares to those of other means of transport: Sometimes you can find amazing bargains for trains, carpooling or even flights. A final piece of advice: Always check and compare journey times! While megabus will get you to your destination within 4h 15m, other companies need up to 6h 10m.

Bus stops in London and Manchester

  Stations
Buckingham Palace Road  164 , London (United Kingdom)
Oxford St 550, W1H 7DX London (United Kingdom)
  Stations
Chorlton St 16, Manchester (United Kingdom)
Bradshaw St , Manchester (United Kingdom)

Find out more details about the service on your bus from London 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 eco-friendly way of travelling, but also as comfortable and convenient as taking a plane or train. In recent years, coach companies have stepped up their game when it comes to on-board amenities by offering appliances from electrical outlets over air-conditioning to wireless internet at no extra cost. When taking a look at the search results depicted on our page, you can instantly see, which company offers which comfort features. For instance, wireless internet at no extra cost can be found on the buses of megabus. A generous baggage policy is basically a given as well: Most companies, which offer buses from London to Manchester, allow their passengers to take a normal sized suitcase in addition to hand-luggage. Additional luggage or luggage exceeding the usual size can usually be booked for only a few quid. Have you remembered to check all the info necessary for a successful coach journey from Manchester to London? Take a look at the exact location of the bus terminals in both cities, find out about departure times and pick the perfect bus for your personal wishes and needs. You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current promo codes for your coach London – Manchester: Saving a few extra pounds will allow you to spend more money on souvenirs, snacks and beverages on the coach or simply to stock up your holiday funds.


London and Manchester: Useful Info

London
7.56 Million
Manchester
395,515
Taxi
£7.49
£4.77
London
Manchester
A taxi journey in London is 37% more expensive than in Manchester.
Local buses
£2.50
£2.60
London
Manchester
A bus fare in London is 4% cheaper than in Manchester.
Beer
£4.50
£3.50
London
Manchester
A pint of beer in London is 23% more expensive than in Manchester.
Water
£0.89
£1.12
London
Manchester
A bottle of water in London is 21% cheaper than in Manchester.
Meal
£6.27
£5.02
London
Manchester
A meal in London is 20% more expensive than in Manchester.
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