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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from London to Manchester from various bus operators like National Express, FlixBus or megabus for the next days.
today
from $6
tomorrow
from $6
Thursday
from $11
Friday
from $13
Saturday
from $13
Sunday
from $13
Monday
from $11

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    4h 30m
    7:00 AM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    11:30 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    $6
  • megabus
    5h 10m
    7:30 AM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:40 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    $6
  • National Express
    4h 50m
    8:30 AM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    1:20 PM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $11
  • National Express
    5h 25m
    10:00 AM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    3:25 PM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $11
  • FlixBus
    4h 50m
    9:35 AM
    London
    Finchley Road
    2:25 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $11

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    3h 55m
    7:35 AM
    London
    Finchley Road
    11:30 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    $6
  • megabus
    4h 35m
    2:35 PM
    London
    Finchley Road
    7:10 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    4h 55m
    7:30 AM
    London
    Finchley Road
    12:25 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $11
  • FlixBus
    4h 50m
    9:35 AM
    London
    Finchley Road
    2:25 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $11
  • National Express
    11h 30m
    2:55 AM
    London
    Hammersmith
    2:25 PM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $61

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    4h 30m
    7:00 AM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    11:30 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    $11
  • megabus
    5h 10m
    7:30 AM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:40 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    $11
  • FlixBus
    5h 25m
    7:00 AM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:25 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $16
  • FlixBus
    4h 55m
    7:30 AM
    London
    Finchley Road
    12:25 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $16
  • National Express
    7h 6m
    5:14 AM
    London
    Marble Arch
    12:20 PM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $17

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    6h 55m
    7:35 AM
    London
    Finchley Road
    2:30 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    $13
  • National Express
    4h 50m
    8:30 AM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    1:20 PM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $14
  • National Express
    6h 10m
    10:00 AM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    4:10 PM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $14
  • megabus
    3h 55m
    7:35 AM
    London
    Finchley Road
    11:30 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    $14
  • FlixBus
    5h 25m
    7:00 AM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:25 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $28

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    7h 20m
    1:00 PM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    8:20 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    $13
  • megabus
    6h 45m
    1:35 PM
    London
    Finchley Road
    8:20 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    $13
  • National Express
    5h 0m
    2:00 PM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    7:00 PM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $16
  • National Express
    4h 15m
    2:45 PM
    London
    Golders Green Coach Station
    7:00 PM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $16
  • FlixBus
    4h 50m
    10:30 AM
    London
    Finchley Road
    3:20 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $28

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    7h 30m
    7:00 AM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    2:30 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    $13
  • megabus
    6h 55m
    7:35 AM
    London
    Finchley Road
    2:30 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    $13
  • National Express
    4h 45m
    10:40 AM
    London
    Golders Green Coach Station
    3:25 PM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $14
  • National Express
    4h 10m
    8:10 AM
    London
    Golders Green Coach Station
    12:20 PM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $16
  • FlixBus
    5h 25m
    7:00 AM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:25 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $28

Cheapest bus trips Monday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • National Express
    4h 15m
    9:30 PM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    1:45 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $11
  • megabus
    7h 30m
    7:00 AM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    2:30 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    $13
  • megabus
    6h 55m
    7:35 AM
    London
    Finchley Road
    2:30 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    $13
  • National Express
    4h 50m
    7:30 AM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:20 PM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $14
  • FlixBus
    5h 25m
    7:00 AM
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    12:25 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $16

Frequency of bus connections between London and Manchester

See here how frequent the connections between London and Manchester are, during different times and days of the week.
Saturday is the busiest day, with more than 85 daily buses from London to Manchester. Wednesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 20 daily coaches between London and Manchester.
The busiest time of the day is the Morning, with 159 buses from London to Manchester, while Night sees the fewest connections between London and Manchester, with 22 offers.

Facts about the bus from London to Manchester

Compare all providers like National Express, FlixBus and megabus that travel 57 times every day by bus from London to Manchester in one click! Book your bus ticket from London to Manchester starting from $6!

Cheapest Bus $6
Fastest Bus 3h 55m
Earliest Bus 12:30 AM
Latest Bus 11:59 PM
Daily Bus Routes 57 Ø
Distance 162.8 miles
Bus Companies National Express, FlixBus and megabus

Cheapest bus connections from London to Manchester

Every day, 57 buses from 3 bus companies leave London for Manchester: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 05/21/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 05/19
Monday 05/20
Tuesday 05/21
$6
Wednesday 05/22
$6
Thursday 05/23
$11
Friday 05/24
$14
Saturday 05/25
$28
Sunday 05/26
$13
Monday 05/27
$11
Tuesday 05/28
$6
Wednesday 05/29
$6
Thursday 05/30
$11
Friday 05/31
$17
Saturday 06/01
$17
Sunday 06/02
$17
Monday 06/03
$11
Tuesday 06/04
$9
Wednesday 06/05
$8
Thursday 06/06
$9
Friday 06/07
$9
Saturday 06/08
$9
Sunday 06/09
$9
Monday 06/10
$9
Tuesday 06/11
$9
Wednesday 06/12
$8
Thursday 06/13
$11
Friday 06/14
$9
Saturday 06/15

The cheapest time to travel from London to Manchester

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from London to Manchester, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $6, Tuesday is the cheapest day for a bus from London to Manchester. Sunday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $13.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from London to Manchester, with $6. Night is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $17.

How to save money travelling from London to Manchester

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 London to Manchester 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 London to Manchester, 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 buses from London to Manchester are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from London to Manchester

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

All bus stations and stops in London and Manchester

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in London and Manchester.

Service and Comfort on the bus from London to Manchester

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

FAQs about the London to Manchester bus

How much does a London Manchester bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $6 and takes 4h 30m to reach Manchester. Compare offers to save money!

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

This route is offered by 3 companies with a range of ticket prices between $6 and $64. 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 London to Manchester each day?

Every day, the London to Manchester bus route is served by approximately 57 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

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

The fastest bus from London to Manchester is offered by megabus and takes 3h 55m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $6. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from London to Manchester?

The earliest bus arriving in Manchester from London starts at 12:30 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from London to Manchester?

The latest bus trip departing from London for Manchester starts at 11:59 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 London Manchester route?

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

Is there a direct bus between London and Manchester?

You can check all the direct connections between London and Manchester 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 London 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 London Manchester bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the London 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 to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from London to Manchester on your planned travel date.

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

Economy
Economy

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

Alternate transport types from London to Manchester

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

Cheap train tickets from London to Manchester

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from London to Manchester for the next days.
  • Avanti West Coast
    2h 15m
    6:10 AM
    London
    8:25 AM
    Manchester
    Piccadilly Station
    Avanti West Coast
    Economy
    from $43
  • West Midlands Trains
    5h 21m
    7:51 AM
    London
    1:12 PM
    Manchester
    Piccadilly Station
    West Midlands Trains
    Economy
    from $56
  • East Midlands Railway
    3h 33m
    5:59 AM
    London
    St Pancras Train Station
    9:32 AM
    Manchester
    Piccadilly Station
    East Midlands Railway
    First Class
    from $178
  • Avanti West Coast
    2h 15m
    6:10 AM
    London
    8:25 AM
    Manchester
    Piccadilly Station
    Avanti West Coast
    First Class
    from $191

Cheap carpooling from London to Manchester

Here is a selection of the cheapest carpooling offers from the schedule from London to Manchester for the next days.
  • BlaBlaCar
    4h 10m
    12:00 PM
    London
    4:10 PM
    Manchester
    BlaBlaCar
    Economy
    from $29

More bus routes from London and Manchester

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

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