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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 10m. What's best: Taking the bus is also a very inexpensive travel option with prices for rides from Manchester to London normally starting at £7.40. Always keep in mind: Comparing offers certainly pays off!

London to Manchester Coach Information

Cheapest Bus£3.00
Fastest Bus4h 55m
Distance262.0 km
Coach CompaniesNational Express, megabus
  Bus London - Manchester    262 km
Ø Bus connections13 x
Savings-59%

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
      14:30
      21:10
    27 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Manchester
      14:30
      21:10
    20 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Manchester
      14:30
      21:10
    16 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Manchester
      14:30
      20:40
    15 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Manchester
      14:30
      21:10
    10 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Manchester
      14:30
      21:10
    11 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Manchester
      14:30
      20:40
    5 Apr
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • London
    Manchester
      01:00
      07:05
    4 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.51
  • London
    Manchester
      01:00
      07:05
    20 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.51
  • London
    Manchester
      01:00
      07:05
    27 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.51
  • London
    Manchester
      01:00
      07:05
    21 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.51
  • London
    Manchester
      01:00
      07:05
    13 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.51
  • London
    Manchester
      01:00
      07:05
    11 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.51
  • London
    Manchester
      23:45
      04:40
    14 Nov
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £7.40


  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
      16:00
      19:50
    20 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £15.00
  • London
    Manchester
      08:00
      12:40
    25 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £23.00
  • London
    Manchester
      14:20
      19:00
    26 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £23.00
  • London
    Manchester
      17:00
      22:10
    17 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £23.00


  Bus Manchester - London    262 km
Ø Bus connections13 x
Savings-97%

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
      06:25
      12:35
    13 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • Manchester
    London
      07:00
      11:20
    26 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • Manchester
    London
      06:40
      12:35
    25 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • Manchester
    London
      06:25
      13:15
    17 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • Manchester
    London
      06:25
      12:35
    16 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • Manchester
    London
      07:00
      11:20
    12 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • Manchester
    London
      06:40
      13:00
    22 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.00
  • Manchester
    London
      08:20
      14:00
    11 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.51
  • Manchester
    London
      23:45
      05:40
    6 Nov
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.51
  • Manchester
    London
      08:20
      14:00
    16 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.51
  • Manchester
    London
      23:45
      05:40
    3 Dec
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from £6.51
  • Manchester
    London
      19:45
      09:50
    29 Oct
    +1
    Marino AutolineeMarino Autolinee
    from £60.20
  • Manchester
    London
      22:55
      02:45
    29 Oct
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from £101.99
  • Manchester
    London
      18:00
      22:45
    29 Oct
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from £109.10


  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
      08:50
      12:40
    18 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £15.00
  • Manchester
    London
      15:40
      20:50
    30 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £24.00
  • Manchester
    London
      16:00
      20:40
    20 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £25.00
  • Manchester
    London
      15:00
      19:50
    10 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £25.00


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 £7.40 to £9.55. 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 10m, other companies need up to 6h 15m.

Bus stops in London and Manchester

  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

The more offers you can select from, the harder it generally is to make a decision. This is where CheckMyBus comes in: If you are looking for a bus London - Manchester, you might find that more than one provider offers convenient connections. In such cases, it’s always good to compare and contrast. On CheckMyBus you can look for the fastest, the most comfortable or the cheapest bus from Manchester to London and back. Simply type in your date of travel and start your search. In the search results, you will see, which provider offers xxl legroom, the most generous luggage allowance or on which buses you are allowed to take pets or outsize luggage. Here's an example: On a bus from London to Manchester, the company National Express allows you to take your bicycle for a few extra pounds. Check out all the offers and pick the one that suits your personal wishes and needs best. All of this can be done in a few clicks!

London and Manchester: Useful Info

London
7.56 Million
Manchester
0.55 Million
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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