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Are you trying to arrange an upcoming bus trip from Bristol to Manchester or vice versa? Then our bus search engine can help you find the best option for your travel needs. If you're in a hurry, you can opt for the fastest bus connection, which is offered by megabus and will get you there in 4h 45m. If you’re tight on cash or are simply looking for the best deal, consider the most affordable ticket, which starts at $7.78. Just click the "Find Now" button and enjoy the ride!

Bristol to Manchester Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$7.78
Fastest Bus4h 20m
Distance140.8 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, megabus
  Bus Bristol - Manchester    141 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-15%

The cheapest bus routes from Bristol 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
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      8:00 PM
      1:15 AM
    17 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.78
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      10:25 AM
      4:00 PM
    5 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.78
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      12:30 PM
      6:45 PM
    15 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.78
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      12:30 PM
      6:45 PM
    27 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.78
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      10:25 AM
      4:15 PM
    20 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.78
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      8:00 PM
      1:15 AM
    6 Feb
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.78
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      6:40 PM
      11:00 PM
    25 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.75
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      9:40 AM
      2:25 PM
    26 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.75
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      9:40 AM
      2:25 PM
    27 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.75
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      6:55 AM
      11:40 AM
    2 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.75
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      6:40 PM
      11:00 PM
    5 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.75
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      2:30 PM
      7:35 PM
    7 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.75
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      11:45 AM
      4:35 PM
    3 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.75
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      5:15 PM
      11:35 PM
    14 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $9.20


  Carpooling Bristol - Manchester    141 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Bristol to Manchester

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      4:00 PM
      7:20 PM
    6 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $23.34
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      8:00 AM
      11:30 AM
    14 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $24.63
  • Bristol
    Manchester
      7:00 PM
      10:30 PM
    22 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $31.12


  Bus Manchester - Bristol    141 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-16%

The cheapest bus routes from Manchester to Bristol

%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
    Bristol
      11:25 AM
      5:35 PM
    6 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.39
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      5:15 PM
      11:45 PM
    6 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.39
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      5:15 PM
      11:45 PM
    16 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.39
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      5:15 PM
      11:45 PM
    7 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.39
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      12:05 PM
      6:15 PM
    20 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.78
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      3:55 AM
      9:20 AM
    19 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.78
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      11:50 PM
      9:20 AM
    21 Jan
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $8.56
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      7:30 PM
      12:05 AM
    25 Nov
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.75
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      7:30 PM
      12:05 AM
    26 Nov
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.75
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      7:30 PM
      11:50 PM
    29 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.75
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      7:30 PM
      12:05 AM
    5 Dec
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.75
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      5:20 PM
      10:10 PM
    9 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.75
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      7:30 PM
      12:05 AM
    18 Dec
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.75
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      7:30 PM
      11:50 PM
    19 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.75


  Carpooling Manchester - Bristol    141 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Manchester to Bristol

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      12:00 PM
      3:20 PM
    8 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $23.34
  • Manchester
    Bristol
      1:00 PM
      4:30 PM
    23 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $31.12


Current ticket prices

A family visit is long overdue or you'd simply like to go traveling for some time but you're a bit short of cash at the moment? Then the bus is the perfect option! Tickets for the trip of your choice from Bristol to Manchester can currently be booked for only $7.78. Should you purchase your ticket last-minute, however, the ride might be a bit more expensive. If the bus sounds like a good idea but you're a bit worried about long travel times, simply opt for the fastest one and you'll reach your destination within 4h 45m.

Bus stops in and BristolManchester

  Stations
Chorlton St 16, Manchester (United Kingdom)
Bradshaw St , Manchester (United Kingdom)

More on bus features and services

Finding a cheap bus ticket from Bristol to Manchester can become quite a chore if you don’t know where to look. That's exactly what we're here for: to help you find the right bus. You can compare all the offers available and select the perfect bus! Go for the quickest bus if you need to get there fast, select the most affordable one if you want to travel without breaking the bank or select the one that offers the best on-board features.

While a small bag on-board, AC and extra legroom are becoming the norm on most buses, some companies go the extra mile and offer modern appliances such as USB ports (sometimes in every single row) or complimentary wireless internet. Just enter your point of departure, destination and your preferred date of travel and let our smart bus search engine start comparing the best bus operators. For instance, when you take a bus from Manchester to Bristol, complimentary wireless internet can be found on board most buses operated by megabus.

We’ll help you pick the best offer so that your bus trip from Bristol to Manchester and return is as, or even more convenient than taking the train or flying.

Bristol and Manchester: Useful Info

Bristol
430,713
Manchester
0.55 Million
Taxi
$5.33
$6.18
Bristol
Manchester
A cab ride in Bristol is 14% cheaper than in Manchester.
Local buses
$2.20
$3.37
Bristol
Manchester
A bus fare in Bristol is 35% cheaper than in Manchester.
Beer
$4.86
$4.54
Bristol
Manchester
A large beer in Bristol is 7% more expensive than in Manchester.
Water
$1.53
$1.45
Bristol
Manchester
A bottle of water in Bristol is 6% more expensive than in Manchester.
Meal
$9.31
$6.51
Bristol
Manchester
A meal in Bristol is 31% more expensive than in Manchester.
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