The cheapest buses from Belfast to Manchester

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Cheapest

£52

Average

£52

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Belfast to Manchester will cost around £ 52 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 52.

Cheapest
14:20Belfast, Europa BusCentre13h40 04:00Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£521One-way
Cheapest
14:40Belfast13h20 04:00Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£521One-way

Timetable Belfast to Manchester

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14:20Belfast, Europa BusCentre13h40 04:00Manchester, Coach Station
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14:40Belfast13h20 04:00Manchester, Coach Station
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Mon
18 Oct
£48National Express
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19 Oct
£52National Express
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Wed
20 Oct
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£42easyJet
Thu
21 Oct
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£39easyJet
Fri
22 Oct
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Sat
23 Oct
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£147British Airways
Sun
24 Oct
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£51easyJet

The fastest buses from Belfast to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 19 Oct

Fastest Journey

13 h 20 m

Average

13 h 30 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

271 km

It's difficult to get from Belfast to Manchester without changing at least once.

Fastest
14:40Belfast13h20 04:00Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£521One-way
2nd Fastest
14:20Belfast, Europa BusCentre13h40 04:00Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£521One-way

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Coach Information to Manchester from Belfast

distanceDistance167 miles (270 km)
durationAverage coach duration13 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£48 (€54)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Belfast to Manchester cover the 167 miles (270 km) long trip taking on average 13 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £48, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £47. Travellers depart most frequently from Belfast Central and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Coach companies

Coach from Belfast to Manchester with National Express

For as little as £47 you can travel by coach from Belfast to Manchester with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

National Express

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 Belfast - 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 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach from Belfast to Manchester are the following:

    • 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.

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap coaches to Manchester from Belfast cost?
    You can find a cheap coach from Belfast to Manchester for some dates and times for as low as £47  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is a coach ticket from Belfast to Manchester?
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to Manchester from Belfast is £48  one way.
    What is the distance by coach from Belfast to Manchester?
    The coach distance from Belfast to Manchester is around 167 miles (270 km).
    How many hours does it take from Belfast to Manchester by coach?
    While the time it takes to travel 167 miles (270 km) between Belfast and Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Belfast to Manchester is on average 13 h 40 min.
    Which coach station in Belfast goes to Manchester? Which coach station do I come into Manchester from Belfast?

    There are a few coach stations in Belfast to start your journey from including Belfast, Stena Line terminus, Belfast, Europa Buscentre and Belfast, Europa Bus Centre. In Manchester you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Belfast Central   and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

    Where is the departure coach station in Belfast located? Where is the arrival coach station in Manchester located?

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Belfast Central and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km 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 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.

    Which coach companies can get me from Belfast to Manchester?
    For the route from Belfast to Manchester you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services to Manchester from Belfast on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    What time is the earliest coach from Belfast to Manchester? What time is the last coach from Belfast to Manchester?
    If you prefer early morning coaches from Belfast to Manchester, the first coach leaves at 13: 20. If you prefer late night coaches from Belfast to Manchester, the last coach of the day leaves at 14: 20. Omio shows you the latest coach from Belfast to Manchester schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    How early should I book Belfast to Manchester coach tickets to get the best deals?
    You can find a coach to Manchester from Belfast to cost on average £48 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Belfast to Manchester coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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