Bus from London to Manchester

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Facts about the bus from London to Manchester

Cheapest Bus$6.84
Fastest Bus4h 15m
Earliest Bus8:00 AM
Latest Bus10:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes3 Ø
Distance162.8 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, FlixBus, megabus
Do you want to travel by bus from London to Manchester?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from London 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, FlixBus or megabus. 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 London Manchester bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in London 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 London, and the most popular airport shuttles from Manchester.

The cheapest bus routes from London to Manchester

Today
from $9.76
Tomorrow
from $6.97
08/03
from $6.97
08/04
from $9.63
08/05
from $6.97
08/06
from $6.97

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

  • National Express
    12:30 PM
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 40m
    5:10 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$6.84
  • National Express
    5:05 PM
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 40m
    9:45 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$6.84
  • National Express
    6:05 PM
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 30m
    10:35 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$6.84
  • National Express
    6:30 PM
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 30m
    11:00 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$6.84
  • FlixBus
    9:30 AM
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 20m
    1:50 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$6.97
  • FlixBus
    2:00 PM
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 25m
    6:25 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$6.97
  • FlixBus
    8:00 AM
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 20m
    12:20 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$6.97
  • FlixBus
    11:00 AM
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 25m
    3:25 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$6.97
  • FlixBus
    4:00 PM
    London - Finchley Road
    Duration 4h 20m
    8:20 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$6.97
  • megabus
    9:00 AM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 0m
    2:00 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$8.31
  • megabus
    10:00 AM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 6h 15m
    4:15 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$8.31
  • megabus
    4:00 PM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 10m
    9:10 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$8.31
  • megabus
    10:30 PM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 4h 15m
    2:45 AM
    Manchester - Corporation Street
    from$13.95
  • megabus
    6:00 PM
    London - Victoria Coach Station
    Duration 5h 30m
    11:30 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$15.34

The cheapest carpooling offers from London to Manchester

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    8:00 AM
    London
    Duration 4h 30m
    12:30 PM
    Manchester
    from$17.45
  • BlaBlaCar
    12:10 PM
    London
    Duration 4h 50m
    5:00 PM
    Manchester
    from$18.85
  • BlaBlaCar
    12:10 PM
    London
    Duration 5h 0m
    5:10 PM
    Manchester
    from$18.85

Bus London to Manchester: Further Information

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In the search bar, we have already set London as your place of departure and Manchester as your 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 London.
Are you traveling with other people? Then indicate how many passengers are joining you and start your search.
Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from London to Manchester and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by National Express at $6.84, whereas the quickest connection takes 4h 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 London 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 London to Manchester!

Bus stops in London 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 London to Manchester

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 $6.84 and takes 4h 40m 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 bus companies with a range of ticket prices between $6.84 and $19.82. 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 Manchester bus route is served by approximately 3 connections. With our search engine, 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 4h 15m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $13.95. 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 8:00 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 London to Manchester?

The latest bus trip departing from London for Manchester starts at 10:30 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 engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from London to Manchester?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from London to Manchester, CheckMyBus currently compares 13 direct bus connections with the following companies: 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 engine 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 function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from London to Manchester on your planned travel date.

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