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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Manchester to London from various bus operators like National Express, FlixBus or megabus for the next days.
today
from £13
tomorrow
from £9
Tuesday
from £5
Wednesday
from £5
Thursday
from £9
Friday
from £11
Saturday
from £11

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    5h 10m
    16:10
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    21:20
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £13
  • megabus
    4h 30m
    17:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    22:10
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £13
  • National Express
    4h 25m
    16:45
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    21:10
    London
    Marble Arch
    National Express
    Economy
    £13
  • National Express
    4h 30m
    06:35
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    11:05
    London
    Marble Arch
    National Express
    Economy
    £16
  • FlixBus
    5h 40m
    09:20
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    15:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £22

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    4h 20m
    15:00
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    19:20
    London
    Finchley Road
    megabus
    Economy
    £9
  • FlixBus
    4h 55m
    15:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    20:35
    London
    Finchley Road
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £9
  • National Express
    4h 50m
    14:00
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    18:50
    London
    Golders Green Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £9
  • megabus
    4h 35m
    07:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    12:05
    London
    Finchley Road
    megabus
    Economy
    £11
  • National Express
    3h 55m
    19:15
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    23:10
    London
    Golders Green Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £11

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    4h 40m
    01:50
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange (Stand G) Bus Stop
    06:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £5
  • megabus
    6h 40m
    06:50
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    13:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £5
  • FlixBus
    5h 30m
    13:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    19:10
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £9
  • FlixBus
    4h 55m
    13:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    18:35
    London
    Finchley Road
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £9
  • National Express
    4h 50m
    14:00
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    18:50
    London
    Golders Green Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £9

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    6h 40m
    06:50
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    13:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £5
  • megabus
    5h 10m
    07:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    12:40
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £5
  • FlixBus
    5h 40m
    09:20
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    15:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £9
  • FlixBus
    5h 5m
    09:20
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    14:25
    London
    Finchley Road
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £9
  • National Express
    4h 35m
    10:15
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    14:50
    London
    Marble Arch
    National Express
    Economy
    £9

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    6h 30m
    13:00
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    19:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £9
  • megabus
    5h 0m
    15:00
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    20:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £9
  • National Express
    4h 5m
    19:15
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    23:20
    London
    Finchley Road
    National Express
    Economy
    £9
  • National Express
    4h 20m
    08:20
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    12:40
    London
    Finchley Road
    National Express
    Economy
    £11
  • FlixBus
    5h 30m
    15:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    21:10
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £13

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    5h 10m
    16:10
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    21:20
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £11
  • megabus
    7h 20m
    09:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    17:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £12
  • FlixBus
    6h 30m
    16:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    23:10
    London
    Marble Arch
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £19
  • FlixBus
    5h 30m
    15:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    21:10
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £22
  • National Express
    8h 40m
    12:30
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    21:10
    London
    Hammersmith
    National Express
    Economy
    £49

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    6h 30m
    13:00
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    19:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £11
  • megabus
    5h 0m
    15:00
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    20:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £11
  • National Express
    4h 45m
    13:30
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    18:15
    London
    Marble Arch
    National Express
    Economy
    £11
  • National Express
    5h 0m
    13:30
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    18:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £11
  • FlixBus
    5h 25m
    16:40
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    22:05
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £18

Frequency of bus connections between Manchester and London

See here how frequent the connections between Manchester and London are, during different times and days of the week.
Wednesday is the busiest day, with more than 99 daily coaches from Manchester to London. Monday has instead the fewest connections, with only 32 daily coaches between Manchester and London.
The busiest time of the day is the Afternoon, with 153 coaches from Manchester to London, while Night sees the fewest connections between Manchester and London, with 55 offers.

Facts about coaches from Manchester to London

Compare all providers like National Express, FlixBus and megabus that travel 58 times every day by bus from Manchester to London in one click! Book your bus ticket from Manchester to London starting from £5!

Cheapest Bus £5
Fastest Bus 3h 55m
Earliest Coach 03:00
Latest Coach 23:40
Daily Bus Connections 58 Ø
Distance 262.0 km
Coach Companies National Express, FlixBus and megabus

Cheapest coach connections from Manchester to London

Every day, 58 buses from 3 coach companies leave Manchester for London: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus 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
£13
Monday 20/05
£9
Tuesday 21/05
£9
Wednesday 22/05
£7
Thursday 23/05
£9
Friday 24/05
£49
Saturday 25/05
£11
Sunday 26/05
£22
Monday 27/05
£18
Tuesday 28/05
£13
Wednesday 29/05
£9
Thursday 30/05
£9
Friday 31/05
£11
Saturday 01/06
£13
Sunday 02/06
£11
Monday 03/06
£9
Tuesday 04/06
£6
Wednesday 05/06
£7
Thursday 06/06
£7
Friday 07/06
£7
Saturday 08/06
£7
Sunday 09/06

The cheapest time to travel from Manchester to London

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Manchester to London, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £5, Tuesday is the cheapest day for a coach from Manchester to London. Sunday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £13.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Manchester to London, with £5. Morning is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £5.

How to save money travelling from Manchester to London

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 London 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 London, 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 London are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Manchester to London

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

All bus stations and stops in Manchester and London

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

Service and Comfort on the bus from Manchester to London

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

FAQs about the Manchester to London bus

How much does a Manchester - London coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Manchester - London bus trip is available from £5 and takes 4h 40m. Compare offers and save money!

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

The connection Manchester to London is offered by 3 companies with ticket prices ranging from £5 to £68. 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 - London route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Manchester to London is offered by roughly 58 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to London from Manchester take?

The quickest coach from Manchester to London is provided by National Express and takes 3h 55m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £11. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Manchester to London?

The earliest bus to London departs from Manchester at 03:00. 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 London?

The latest bus to London 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 - London route?

Passengers looking to travel from Manchester to London 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 London?

You can check all the direct connections between Manchester and London 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 London 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 London 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 London 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 London on your planned travel date.

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

Economy
Economy

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

Alternate transport types from Manchester to London

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

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to London

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Manchester to London for the next days.
  • Avanti West Coast
    2h 23m
    05:05
    Manchester
    Piccadilly Station
    07:28
    London
    Avanti West Coast
    Economy
    from £34
  • TransPennine Express
    3h 21m
    04:07
    Manchester
    07:28
    London
    TransPennine Express
    Economy
    from £40
  • Transport for Wales
    2h 38m
    04:49
    Manchester
    Oxford Road Station
    07:27
    London
    Transport for Wales
    Economy
    from £81
  • Northern
    3h 59m
    06:40
    Manchester
    Piccadilly Station
    10:39
    London
    St Pancras Train Station
    Northern
    First Class
    from £140

Cheap carpooling from Manchester to London

Here is a selection of the cheapest carpooling offers from the schedule from Manchester to London for the next days.
  • BlaBlaCar
    4h 10m
    18:00
    Manchester
    22:10
    London
    BlaBlaCar
    Economy
    from £23
  • BlaBlaCar
    3h 40m
    06:00
    Manchester
    09:40
    London
    BlaBlaCar
    Economy
    from £24

More bus routes from Manchester and London

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

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