Bus from Edinburgh to Manchester

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Facts about the bus from Edinburgh to Manchester

Cheapest Bus$31.23
Fastest Bus5h 40m
Earliest Bus9:00 AM
Latest Bus9:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes3 Ø
Distance175.0 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express
Do you want to travel by bus from Edinburgh to Manchester?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses from Edinburgh to Manchester and show you departure times, the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. 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 from Edinburgh to Manchester over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Edinburgh and Manchester which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Manchester, alternative destinations from Edinburgh, and the most popular airport shuttles from Edinburgh and Manchester.

The cheapest bus routes from Edinburgh to Manchester

Today
from $27.91
Tomorrow
from $27.91
09/30
from $27.91
10/01
from $27.91
10/02
from $27.91
10/03
from $31.74

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

  • National Express
    9:00 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 6h 20m
    3:20 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$31.23
  • National Express
    10:55 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 6h 45m
    5:40 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$31.23
  • National Express
    9:00 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 5h 40m
    2:40 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$45.24

The cheapest carpooling offers from Edinburgh to Manchester

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    5:00 AM
    Edinburgh
    Duration 4h 50m
    9:50 AM
    Manchester
    from$19.12
  • BlaBlaCar
    3:30 PM
    Edinburgh
    Duration 4h 10m
    7:40 PM
    Manchester
    from$25.49

You want to go the other way? Check all offers from Manchester to Edinburgh

Bus Edinburgh to Manchester: Further Information

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In the search bar, we have already set Edinburgh as the place of departure and Manchester as the destination. We have also already set a default travel date. Generally, most people book 3-7 days in advance. If you want to check a specific date, simply select the corresponding day in the calendar to update your search.
Do you already know exactly when you plan to go back? Then check your return trip straight away, and simply select your preferred date for the route from Manchester to Edinburgh.
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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 route from Edinburgh to Manchester, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Edinburgh to Manchester!

Bus stops in Edinburgh and Manchester

Stations
New Bridge St , M3 Manchester (United Kingdom)
Liverpool Rd 43, M3 4NQ Manchester (United Kingdom)
Chorlton St 14, M1 3HY Manchester (United Kingdom)
Great Bridgewater St 56, M1 5LE Manchester (United Kingdom)
Alan Turing Way 2002, Manchester (United Kingdom)
M40 8DE Manchester (United Kingdom)
Talbot Rd , M16 9AL Manchester (United Kingdom)
United Road , M16 Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Princess Road , M14 7FS Manchester (United Kingdom)
Portland St 55, M1 3HP Manchester (United Kingdom)
Shudehill , Manchester (United Kingdom)
Regent Rd 157, Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester (United Kingdom)
M22 5UN Manchester (United Kingdom)

FAQs about the bus route Edinburgh to Manchester

How much does a bus trip from Edinburgh to Manchester cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $31.23. Compare offers to save money!

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

The fastest bus from Edinburgh to Manchester starts at 5h 40m. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Edinburgh to Manchester?

The earliest bus to Manchester from Edinburgh starts at 9:00 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 Edinburgh to Manchester?

The latest bus trip from Edinburgh to Manchester starts at 9:00 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.

Is there a direct bus from Edinburgh to Manchester?

CheckMyBus currently compares direct bus connections from Edinburgh to Manchester. Simply use our search function to find a bus for your planned travel date that goes directly to Manchester from Edinburgh.

What can I take with me on my bus trip from Edinburgh to Manchester?

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 bus for the Edinburgh - Manchester 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 does the bus from Edinburgh to Manchester have?

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 Edinburgh to Manchester on your planned travel date.

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