Bus London to Manchester and return

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Facts about the bus from London to Manchester

Cheapest Bus$3.74
Fastest Bus4h 5m
Earliest Bus1:00 AM
Latest Bus11:45 PM
Daily Bus Routes1 Ø
Distance162.8 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, megabus

The cheapest bus routes from London to Manchester

Today
Tomorrow
07/06
from $13.93
07/07
from $8.57
07/08
from $11.60
07/09
from $17.58

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

  • National Express
    1:00 AM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 4h 5m
    5:05 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$3.74
  • National Express
    10:00 PM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 5m
    3:05 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$8.57
  • megabus
    11:45 PM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 4h 55m
    4:40 AM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$9.23
  • megabus
    11:00 PM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 4h 5m
    3:05 AM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$9.60
  • National Express
    6:30 PM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 25m
    11:55 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$12.74
  • National Express
    11:30 PM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 6h 25m
    5:55 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$12.78
  • National Express
    3:05 PM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 20m
    8:25 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$13.34
  • National Express
    3:05 PM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 0m
    8:05 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$14.96
  • National Express
    8:30 AM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 20m
    1:50 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$16.08

The cheapest carpooling offers from London to Manchester

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    2:00 PM
    London
    Duration 4h 10m
    6:10 PM
    Manchester
    from$24.94
  • BlaBlaCar
    10:00 PM
    London
    Duration 5h 0m
    3:00 AM
    Manchester
    from$26.18
  • BlaBlaCar
    4:30 PM
    London
    Duration 3h 40m
    8:10 PM
    Manchester
    from$26.18
  • BlaBlaCar
    12:50 PM
    London
    Duration 4h 40m
    5:30 PM
    Manchester
    from$27.43

The cheapest bus routes from Manchester to London

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

  • megabus
    6:50 AM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 5h 10m
    12:00 PM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    from$3.74
  • National Express
    7:30 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 5h 35m
    1:05 PM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    from$9.23
  • National Express
    5:15 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 5h 5m
    10:20 PM
    London - Marble Arch
    from$12.74
  • National Express
    5:15 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 4h 50m
    10:05 PM
    London - Marble Arch
    from$12.81
  • National Express
    11:30 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 5h 50m
    5:20 PM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    from$14.96
  • National Express
    7:30 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 5h 50m
    1:20 PM
    London - Marble Arch
    from$16.08
  • National Express
    12:05 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 8h 25m
    8:30 PM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    from$17.83
  • National Express
    9:50 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 6h 45m
    4:35 PM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    from$19.95
  • National Express
    11:50 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 10h 45m
    10:35 AM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    from$22.82
  • Greyhound US
    10:55 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 3h 50m
    2:45 AM
    London - King's Cross St Pancras
    from$129.00
  • Greyhound US
    6:00 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 4h 45m
    10:45 PM
    London - King's Cross St Pancras
    from$138.00

The cheapest carpooling offers from Manchester to London

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    6:10 PM
    Manchester
    Duration 4h 30m
    10:40 PM
    London
    from$17.46
  • BlaBlaCar
    4:00 PM
    Manchester
    Duration 3h 50m
    7:50 PM
    London
    from$18.70
  • BlaBlaCar
    8:00 PM
    Manchester
    Duration 4h 50m
    12:50 AM
    London
    from$19.95
  • BlaBlaCar
    7:20 AM
    Manchester
    Duration 3h 40m
    11:00 AM
    London
    from$25.86

Information about the bus connection, amenities and services

When booking a bus from London to Manchester you can choose different options. If you're in a hurry go for the fastest one, which is provided by National Express and which will get you to your destination in 4h 45m. Regarding prices, you can typically get cheap bus tickets for Manchester - London starting from $34.91.
Taking the bus is not only affordable but it's also environmentally friendly thanks to its low carbon emissions. Bus operators have also taken giant steps to modernize their fleet. Most of the amenities you get when taking the train or flying, can also be found on board a bus. Buses have become the way to travel in the 21st century. Unlike most other transportation modes, if you buy a bus ticket from London to Manchester, there’s one operator offering complimentary WiFi: National Express. That way you'll be able to snapchat your route or get some work done if you're on business. When taking a bus from Manchester to London, also check whether the bus of your choice is equipped with entertainment systems. Keep in mind that it’s best to check and compare offers: The on-board features of the different bus companies which serve routes from London to Manchester and back can differ considerably. That's exactly what we're here for: to help you find the right bus. The choice is yours - travel smart!
There's nothing you love more than a good travel bargain? Then you should definitely consider taking a bus. Ticket prices for the route London - Manchester are currently starting from $34.91. They can also be slightly more expensive though, for instance, when you book your bus at short notice. One tip is to compare prices for different departure times if you're flexible timewise. Taking an earlier bus can allow you to save some dollars on top.

Bus stops in London 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 London and Manchester

$9.33
$5.95
London
Manchester
A cab ride in London is 37% more expensive than in Manchester.
$3.12
$3.24
London
Manchester
A bus fare in London is 4% cheaper than in Manchester.
$5.61
$4.36
London
Manchester
A large beer in London is 23% more expensive than in Manchester.
$1.11
$1.39
London
Manchester
A bottle of water in London is 21% cheaper than in Manchester.
$7.82
$6.26
London
Manchester
A meal in London is 20% more expensive than in Manchester.

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