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Cheap coach tickets from Accrington to Manchester

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The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Accrington to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

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Bus times from Accrington to Manchester

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Fastest Journey

1 h 50 m


1 h 57 m

Buses per day



31 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Accrington for Manchester every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Coach from Accrington to Manchester

distanceDistance19 miles
durationAverage coach duration1 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£7 (€8)
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Accrington to Manchester cover the 19 miles long route taking on average 1 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £6, but the average price of coach tickets is £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Accrington, Bus Station and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express Accrington to Manchester

Buy your official National Express coach tickets to Manchester from Accrington from £6 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Accrington - Manchester coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

National Express from Accrington to Manchester coach information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 50 min
  • Cheapest Price: £6

Coaches from Accrington to Manchester

The distance between Accrington and Manchester is about 22 miles and the average coach trip between the two centres takes about one and a half hours, depending on the time of day and traffic intensity. The shortest trip is the late-night option, taking 1 hour and 20 minutes. Three National Express coaches run each day: two each morning and one each night. All operate via a direct route along the M66.

Which coach companies travel from Accrington to Manchester?

National Express is the sole operator that has coaches running between Accrington and Manchester.  All trips cost the same, regardless of the time of day. Tickets can be bought online, at the bus station, or can even be bought from the coach driver. Every coach has toilet and washroom facilities. Food is allowed on board, but food cannot be bought from the coach staff.

How long is the coach from Accrington to Manchester?

All coaches from Accrington to Manchester travel via a direct route, mostly following the M66. The shortest trip, in the late evening, takes about one hour and 20 minutes to complete. The daytime trips take close to two hours to complete. Timetables and real-time information are available at the coach stations. Timetables are also available online and are downloadable.

How many coaches are there from Accrington to Manchester?

The sole operator on this route, National Express,  offers three coaches between Accrington and Manchester each day, including over weekends. The coaches leave Accrington at about 7 a.m., 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. each day. 

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

Departure bus station: The Accrington bus station is in the centre of town, a five-minute walk from the Accrington train station. The station is relatively new and provides adequate shelter and information for passengers. Restaurants and other facilities can be found nearby. 

Arrival bus station:  Coaches arrive at the Manchester Coach Station in the city centre of Manchester. The station has a restaurant and basic facilities. Access to public transport is substantial and a car park and waiting area are available for commuters' convenience. The station is a short walk from the Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station and is close to many of Manchester's historic landmarks and hotels.

FAQs: Accrington to Manchester coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Accrington to Manchester with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Accrington to Manchester.
Cheap coach tickets from Accrington to Manchester can start from as little as £6 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Accrington to Manchester is £7; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Accrington to Manchester coach travel time is 1 h 30 min   for the 19 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Accrington to Manchester leaves at 07: 20. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Accrington to Manchester leaves at 10: 05.
For the best Accrington to Manchester coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services to Manchester from Accrington to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Accrington, Bus Station, which is located around 0.6 miles (864 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Manchester, Coach Station, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Accrington to Manchester by coach is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Accrington and Manchester including taking a train or coach.

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