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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Manchester to Bristol from various bus operators like National Express, FlixBus or megabus for the next days.
today
from £12
tomorrow
from £5
Wednesday
from £5
Thursday
from £10
Friday
from £12
Saturday
from £16
Sunday
from £16

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • National Express
    5h 45m
    13:30
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    19:15
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £12
  • National Express
    6h 0m
    15:15
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    21:15
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £13
  • megabus
    4h 25m
    17:00
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    21:25
    Bristol
    Bond St
    megabus
    Economy
    £17
  • FlixBus
    12h 50m
    23:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    12:30
    Bristol
    UWE
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £44
  • FlixBus
    12h 35m
    23:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    12:15
    Bristol
    Bond St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £44

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    4h 25m
    17:00
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    21:25
    Bristol
    Bond St
    megabus
    Economy
    £5
  • megabus
    4h 25m
    06:20
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    10:45
    Bristol
    Bond St
    megabus
    Economy
    £6
  • National Express
    5h 35m
    11:30
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    17:05
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £12
  • National Express
    5h 45m
    13:30
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    19:15
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £12
  • FlixBus
    8h 5m
    09:20
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    17:25
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £14

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    4h 25m
    06:20
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    10:45
    Bristol
    Bond St
    megabus
    Economy
    £5
  • megabus
    4h 25m
    10:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    15:05
    Bristol
    Bond St
    megabus
    Economy
    £5
  • FlixBus
    8h 5m
    09:20
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    17:25
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £8
  • FlixBus
    11h 25m
    09:20
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    20:45
    Bristol
    UWE
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £10
  • National Express
    5h 0m
    10:00
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    15:00
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £10

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    10h 35m
    16:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    03:15
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £10
  • National Express
    5h 0m
    10:00
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    15:00
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £10
  • National Express
    5h 45m
    13:30
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    19:15
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £10
  • FlixBus
    8h 5m
    09:20
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    17:25
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £12
  • megabus
    4h 25m
    06:20
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    10:45
    Bristol
    Bond St
    megabus
    Economy
    £15

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    8h 5m
    09:20
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    17:25
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £12
  • megabus
    4h 25m
    06:20
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    10:45
    Bristol
    Bond St
    megabus
    Economy
    £15
  • megabus
    4h 25m
    07:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    12:05
    Bristol
    Bond St
    megabus
    Economy
    £15
  • FlixBus
    6h 0m
    13:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    19:40
    Bristol
    Bond St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £17
  • National Express
    5h 55m
    11:20
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    17:15
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £17

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • National Express
    5h 45m
    15:30
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    21:15
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £16
  • National Express
    5h 10m
    16:50
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    22:00
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £16
  • megabus
    4h 25m
    06:20
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    10:45
    Bristol
    Bond St
    megabus
    Economy
    £18
  • megabus
    4h 25m
    07:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    12:05
    Bristol
    Bond St
    megabus
    Economy
    £18
  • FlixBus
    6h 0m
    13:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    19:40
    Bristol
    Bond St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £19

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • National Express
    5h 45m
    15:30
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    21:15
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £16
  • National Express
    5h 0m
    10:00
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    15:00
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £17
  • megabus
    4h 25m
    06:20
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    10:45
    Bristol
    Bond St
    megabus
    Economy
    £18
  • megabus
    4h 25m
    07:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    12:05
    Bristol
    Bond St
    megabus
    Economy
    £18
  • FlixBus
    10h 35m
    16:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    03:15
    Bristol
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £21

Frequency of bus connections between Manchester and Bristol

See here how frequent the connections between Manchester and Bristol are, during different times and days of the week.
Friday is the busiest day, with more than 26 daily coaches from Manchester to Bristol. Monday has instead the fewest connections, with only 11 daily coaches between Manchester and Bristol.
The busiest time of the day is the Afternoon, with 66 coaches from Manchester to Bristol, while Evening sees the fewest connections between Manchester and Bristol, with 14 offers.

Facts about coaches from Manchester to Bristol

Compare all providers like National Express, FlixBus and megabus that travel 21 times every day by bus from Manchester to Bristol in one click! Book your bus ticket from Manchester to Bristol starting from £5!

Cheapest Bus £5
Fastest Bus 3h 50m
Earliest Coach 10:00
Latest Coach 23:40
Daily Bus Connections 21 Ø
Distance 226.5 km
Coach Companies National Express, FlixBus and megabus

Cheapest coach connections from Manchester to Bristol

Every day, 21 buses from 3 coach companies leave Manchester for Bristol: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 20/05/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 20/05
£17
Tuesday 21/05
£5
Wednesday 22/05
£8
Thursday 23/05
£10
Friday 24/05
£12
Saturday 25/05
£16
Sunday 26/05
£16
Monday 27/05
£14
Tuesday 28/05
£13
Wednesday 29/05
£5
Thursday 30/05
£9
Friday 31/05
£12
Saturday 01/06
£15
Sunday 02/06
£16
Monday 03/06
£10
Tuesday 04/06
£10
Wednesday 05/06
£9
Thursday 06/06
£8
Friday 07/06
£10
Saturday 08/06
£9
Sunday 09/06
£10
Monday 10/06
£10
Tuesday 11/06
£8
Wednesday 12/06
£7
Thursday 13/06
£8
Friday 14/06
£11
Saturday 15/06
£12
Sunday 16/06

The cheapest time to travel from Manchester to Bristol

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Manchester to Bristol, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £5, Tuesday is the cheapest day for a coach from Manchester to Bristol. Saturday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £16.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Manchester to Bristol, with £5. Night is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £26.

How to save money travelling from Manchester to Bristol

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 Manchester to Bristol in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Manchester to Bristol, 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 Manchester to Bristol are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Manchester to Bristol

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

All bus stations and stops in Manchester and Bristol

The map below shows you where to find all the bus stations in Manchester and Bristol.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Manchester to Bristol

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

FAQs about the Manchester to Bristol bus

How much does a Manchester - Bristol coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Manchester - Bristol bus trip is available from £5 and takes 4h 25m. Compare offers and save money!

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

The connection Manchester to Bristol is offered by 3 companies with ticket prices ranging from £5 to £55. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you will get the cheapest ticket price.

How many connections are available for the Manchester - Bristol route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Manchester to Bristol is offered by roughly 21 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Bristol from Manchester take?

The quickest coach from Manchester to Bristol is provided by megabus and takes 3h 50m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £18. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Manchester to Bristol?

The earliest bus to Bristol departs from Manchester 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 Manchester to Bristol?

The latest bus to Bristol departs from Manchester at 23:40. 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 Manchester - Bristol route?

Passengers looking to travel from Manchester to Bristol can travel with National Express, FlixBus and megabus. Compare all available bus tickets with our search to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus between Manchester and Bristol?

You can check all the direct connections between Manchester and Bristol 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, FlixBus and megabus.

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

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you are allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Manchester Bristol 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 Manchester Bristol 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 Manchester to Bristol on your planned travel date.

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

Economy
Economy

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

Alternate transport types from Manchester to Bristol

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

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Bristol

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Manchester to Bristol for the next days.
  • Northern
    5h 14m
    11:03
    Manchester
    Moston Station
    16:17
    Bristol
    Temple Meads Station
    Northern
    Economy
    from £67
  • TransPennine Express
    4h 37m
    06:40
    Manchester
    11:17
    Bristol
    Temple Meads Station
    TransPennine Express
    Economy
    from £68
  • Avanti West Coast
    4h 55m
    12:55
    Manchester
    Piccadilly Station
    17:50
    Bristol
    Temple Meads Station
    Avanti West Coast
    Economy
    from £69
  • CrossCountry
    3h 28m
    05:11
    Manchester
    Piccadilly Station
    08:39
    Bristol
    Temple Meads Station
    CrossCountry
    First Class
    from £132

More bus routes from Manchester and Bristol

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

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