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Coach Information between Aberdeen and Manchester

distanceDistance252 miles (407 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Aberdeen to Manchester cover the 252 miles (407 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Aberdeen and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

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National Express coaches from Aberdeen to Manchester

National Express will get you to Manchester from Aberdeen at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times, prices and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach to Manchester from Aberdeen, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    When you buy your National Express coach tickets between Aberdeen and Manchester don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Coaches from Aberdeen to Manchester

    National Express operates five coaches a day departing Aberdeen for Manchester. The coach leaving in the morning and the two leaving in the early evening operate single-transfer routes to Aberdeen, requiring a transfer in Glasgow. This trip takes about nine hours to complete. The two coaches leaving in the mid-afternoon operate along routes that require two transfers to reach Manchester. In the latter case, the trip takes about 12 hours to complete. The average travel time between Aberdeen and Manchester by coach is about ten hours.

    Which coach companies travel from Aberdeen to Manchester?

    Only National Express operates coaches between Aberdeen and Manchester. Three of the five daily coaches operate routes that require a transfer in Glasgow. The two coaches leaving in the mid-afternoon operate routes that require two transfers - one route transferring in Perth and Edinburgh and the other transferring in Dundee and Glasgow.

    How long is the coach trip from Aberdeen to Manchester?

    The average journey using coaches from Aberdeen to Manchester takes about ten hours to complete. There are no direct journeys.  The shortest available journey leaves early each morning, takes about nine hours, and involves one transfer at Glasgow.  The mid-afternoon coaches require two transfers each (one route transferring at Perth and Edinburgh, and the other transferring at Dundee and Glasgow), and take about 12 hours to complete the journey to Manchester.

    How many coaches are there from Aberdeen to Manchester?

    Five coaches depart Aberdeen for Manchester each day.  One leaves in the morning, two mid-afternoon, and two in the early evening.  The two mid-afternoon coaches are part of routes that require two transfers. The other three coach routes require one transfer each, all at Glasgow.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Aberdeen to Manchester?

    Departure bus station: All coaches on the Aberdeen-Manchester route depart from the Aberdeen Bus Station in Guild Street, Aberdeen. The bus station is adjacent to Aberdeen's train station and is within walking distance of the harbour.  Being in the city centre, the bus station is well-served in terms of amenities and public transport.

    Arrival bus station: All coaches arrive at Manchester Coach Station in central Manchester. The station offers an eatery and coffee shop, as well as easy access to public transport. It is within walking distance of numerous hotels.

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    FAQs
    What is the distance to Manchester from Aberdeen by coach?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Aberdeen and Manchester via coach to be approximately 252 miles (407 km).
    What is the departure coach station in Aberdeen and arrival coach station in Manchester?

    When taking the coach to Manchester from Aberdeen, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Aberdeen, Guild Street and Aberdeen, International Airport. Your trip can end in coach stations such as Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Aberdeen   and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

    Where do I find the Aberdeen coach station to Manchester? Where is the Manchester coach station?

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from Aberdeen and need to travel around 0 miles (31 m) from the city centre to get to this coach station.

    Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and need to travel around 0.3 miles (489 m) from this coach station to the city centre.

    What coach companies go from Aberdeen to Manchester?
    When taking a coach from Aberdeen to Manchester, you can count on National Express or Megabus for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Aberdeen to Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.