Bus Edinburgh to Manchester and return

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Facts about the bus from Edinburgh to Manchester

Cheapest Bus$3.90
Fastest Bus5h 35m
Earliest Bus8:30 AM
Latest Bus10:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance175.0 miles
Bus CompaniesScottish Citylink, National Express, megabus

The cheapest bus routes from Edinburgh to Manchester

Today
from $44.78
Tomorrow
from $44.78
07/13
from $44.78
07/14
from $44.78
07/15
07/16

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

  • Scottish Citylink
    11:20 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 6h 10m
    5:30 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$3.90
  • Scottish Citylink
    8:35 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 6h 40m
    3:15 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$3.93
  • Scottish Citylink
    10:00 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 6h 10m
    4:10 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$3.96
  • Scottish Citylink
    8:30 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 6h 45m
    3:15 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$3.99
  • National Express
    9:00 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 5h 40m
    2:40 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$14.38
  • megabus
    10:00 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 7h 0m
    5:00 AM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$18.04
  • National Express
    9:00 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    Duration 5h 35m
    2:35 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$44.78

The cheapest carpooling offers from Edinburgh to Manchester

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  • BlaBlaCar
    4:00 AM
    Edinburgh
    Duration 4h 41m
    8:41 AM
    Manchester
    from$31.54

The cheapest bus routes from Manchester to Edinburgh

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

  • megabus
    11:50 AM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 7h 5m
    6:55 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$12.74
  • Intercape
    12:20 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 6h 30m
    6:50 AM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$13.84
  • Intercape
    9:50 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 6h 45m
    4:35 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$13.84
  • Intercape
    12:20 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 6h 45m
    7:05 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$13.84
  • National Express
    3:40 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 6h 10m
    9:50 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$14.38
  • National Express
    2:00 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 6h 5m
    8:05 PM
    Edinburgh - Central bus station
    from$44.78

The cheapest carpooling offers from Manchester to Edinburgh

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    8:10 AM
    Manchester
    Duration 4h 41m
    12:51 PM
    Edinburgh
    from$31.54

Information about the bus connection, amenities and services

Finding the right bus from Edinburgh to Manchester just got a lot easier. You can use our smart bus search engine to find the ideal option. Your desired route is offered by several different companies, including megabus, National Express and Busbud. If you're in a hurry, pick the quickest bus, which will get you from Manchester to Edinburgh in 5h 35m. If you want to travel without spending too much money, go for the cheapest option, which will only cost you $44.78. Simply click the "Find Now" button and enjoy your trip!
Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only inexpensive but it's also the green way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions. Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, carriers have stepped up their game when it comes to on-board amenities by offering everything from power outlets, USB plugs, to free WiFi. When taking a look at the search results shown on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all carriers. For instance, free WiFi can be found on board most buses operated by megabus. That way you'll be able to check your twitter feed while on the road. A generous luggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's carriers. Your trip from Manchester to Edinburgh can become a lot easier if you do your research before you travel. Most carriers offering buses from Edinburgh to Manchester, allow you to take a regular-size baggage in addition to carry-on baggage. Additional luggage or oversized luggage can usually be booked for an extra fee. Take a look at the exact location of the stops in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current discounts for your Edinburgh – Manchester bus. The choice is yours - travel smart!
There's two things to look out for when it comes to choosing the perfect bus. Number one is to compare prices. For the trip from Edinburgh to Manchester, they start from $44.78 but can be slightly more expensive if you don't book in advance. Number two is to compare traveling times since there can be significant differences. So, if you don't want to spend too much time on the road, simply pick the fastest bus.

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)

Compare Edinburgh and Manchester

$5.36
$6.01
Edinburgh
Manchester
A cab ride in Edinburgh is 11% cheaper than in Manchester.
$2.02
$3.28
Edinburgh
Manchester
A bus fare in Edinburgh is 39% cheaper than in Manchester.
$5.05
$4.42
Edinburgh
Manchester
A large beer in Edinburgh is 13% more expensive than in Manchester.
$1.41
$1.41
Edinburgh
Manchester
A bottle of water in Edinburgh is 0% more expensive than in Manchester.
$8.81
$6.33
Edinburgh
Manchester
A meal in Edinburgh is 29% more expensive than in Manchester.

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