Bus from Cardiff to Manchester

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Facts about the bus from Cardiff to Manchester

Cheapest Bus$5.62
Fastest Bus5h 15m
Earliest Bus2:30 AM
Latest Bus5:45 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance143.7 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, National Express, megabus
Do you want to travel by bus from Cardiff to Manchester?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Cardiff and arriving in Manchester and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as National Express, megabus or FlixBus. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Cardiff Manchester bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Cardiff and Manchester which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Manchester, alternative destinations from Cardiff, and the most popular airport shuttles from Manchester.

The cheapest bus routes from Cardiff to Manchester

Today
from $5.62
Tomorrow
from $8.44
06/17
from $13.83
06/18
from $16.65
06/19
from $25.53
06/20
from $13.83

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • FlixBus
    12:00 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 9h 55m
    9:55 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$5.62
  • National Express
    5:45 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 12h 10m
    5:55 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$8.19
  • National Express
    11:45 AM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 10h 0m
    9:45 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$8.19
  • National Express
    2:30 AM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 9h 30m
    12:00 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$11.01
  • National Express
    4:55 AM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 9h 5m
    2:00 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$11.01
  • National Express
    4:20 AM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 9h 40m
    2:00 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$11.01
  • National Express
    1:15 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 9h 45m
    11:00 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$13.83
  • megabus
    7:25 AM
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 6h 0m
    1:25 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$25.53
  • megabus
    1:05 PM
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 6h 30m
    7:35 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$25.53
  • megabus
    9:35 AM
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 5h 15m
    2:50 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$25.53
  • megabus
    4:55 PM
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 5h 45m
    10:40 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$25.53
  • megabus
    1:25 PM
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 5h 55m
    7:20 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$25.53
  • megabus
    7:25 AM
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 5h 35m
    1:00 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$27.44
  • megabus
    5:25 AM
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 5h 55m
    11:20 AM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$32.08

Bus Cardiff to Manchester: Further Information

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Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Cardiff to Manchester and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by FlixBus at $5.62, whereas the quickest connection takes 5h 15m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Cardiff Manchester bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Cardiff to Manchester!

Bus stops in Cardiff and Manchester

Stations
Manchester - Arena
New Bridge St , M3  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Castlefield
Liverpool Rd 43, M3 4NQ  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Coach Station
Chorlton St 14, M1 3HY  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Deansgate
Great Bridgewater St 56, M1 5LE  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Etihad Stadium
Alan Turing Way 2002, Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Miles Platting
M40 8DE  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Old Trafford Cricket Ground
Talbot Rd , M16 9AL  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Old Trafford Stadium
United Road , M16  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Piccadilly Station
Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Princess Road
Princess Road , M14 7FS  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Sackville Street
Portland St 55, M1 3HP  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
Shudehill , Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Three Arrows
Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Trafford Centre
Regent Rd 157, Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Victoria Station
Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Wythenshawe Interchange
M22 5UN  Manchester  (United Kingdom)

FAQs about the bus route Cardiff to Manchester

How much does a Cardiff Manchester bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $5.62 and takes 9h 55m to reach Manchester. Compare offers to save money!

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

This route is offered by 3 bus companies with a range of ticket prices between $5.62 and $32.08. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Manchester.

On average, how many connections are available from Cardiff to Manchester each day?

Every day, the Cardiff Manchester bus route is served by approximately 2 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Cardiff to Manchester take?

The fastest bus from Cardiff to Manchester is offered by megabus and takes 5h 15m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $25.53. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Cardiff to Manchester?

The earliest bus arriving in Manchester from Cardiff starts at 2:30 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Cardiff to Manchester?

The latest bus trip departing from Cardiff for Manchester starts at 5:45 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Cardiff Manchester route?

When traveling by bus from Cardiff to Manchester, passengers can travel with National Express, megabus and FlixBus. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Cardiff to Manchester?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Cardiff to Manchester, CheckMyBus currently compares 0 direct bus connections. megabus

What can I take with me on the Cardiff to Manchester bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Cardiff Manchester bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Cardiff Manchester 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 traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Cardiff to Manchester on your planned travel date.

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