Bristol to Manchester coach

Cheap bus tickets from Bristol to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Cheapest

£10

Average

£14

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.

Flixbus
07:15Bristol11h45 19:00Manchester
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£101One-way
Flixbus
06:15Bristol11h45 18:00Manchester
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£121One-way
National Express
13:00Bristol5h25 18:25Manchester
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£131One-way
Flixbus
08:05Bristol9h55 18:00Manchester
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£141One-way
Megabus
14:05Bristol4h05 18:10Manchester
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£141One-way

Bus Timetable Bristol to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Tuesday, 24 May
Flixbus
06:15Bristol11h45 18:00Manchester
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Flixbus
07:15Bristol11h45 19:00Manchester
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Flixbus
08:05Bristol9h55 18:00Manchester
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National Express
13:00Bristol5h25 18:25Manchester
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Megabus
14:05Bristol4h05 18:10Manchester
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National Express
14:30Bristol4h45 19:15Manchester
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Megabus
15:10Bristol3h55 19:05Manchester
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Megabus
15:35Bristol5h35 21:10Manchester
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Megabus
15:50Bristol5h50 21:40Manchester
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Bus times from Bristol to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 55 m

Average

7 h

Buses per day

9

Distance

227 km

Of the 9 buses that leave Bristol for Manchester every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Megabus
15:10Bristol3h55 19:05Manchester
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£171One-way
Megabus
14:05Bristol4h05 18:10Manchester
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£141One-way
National Express
14:30Bristol4h45 19:15Manchester
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£151One-way
National Express
13:00Bristol5h25 18:25Manchester
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£131One-way
Megabus
15:35Bristol5h35 21:10Manchester
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£151One-way

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Overview: Coach from Bristol to Manchester

distanceDistance140 miles (226 km)
durationAverage coach duration4 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£11 (€12)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesMegabus, National Express or Flixbus

Coaches from Bristol to Manchester cover the 140 miles (226 km) long route taking on average 4 h 20 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £9, but the average price of coach tickets is £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus Bristol to Manchester

Buy your official National Express and FlixBus coach tickets from Bristol to Manchester from £9 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

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FlixBus

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 Bristol - 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.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Buses from Bristol to Manchester: Journey Details

      National Express offer approximately 7 buses from Bristol to Manchester daily. Some journeys require one change at Birminhgham Coach Station. Nevertheless, the average duration of trip is just over 5 hours with transfer making little impact on the journey time. The services begin early in the morning and continue at regular intervals until just before 12.00 am.

      Where do buses from Bristol to Manchester depart from and arrive at?

      National Express buses from Bristol to Manchester each depart at Bristol Coach Station which is located in the city centre on Marlborough Street close to one of the major shopping centres in Bristol, Broadmead Shopping centre. Accessing the city centre from the peripheries and other areas of the country is simple using the regional buses and main train station, Bristol Temple Meads. There are night buses available for those travelling at past midnight; these services are operated by the First Group.

      National Express buses that operate from Bristol to Manchester terminate at Manchester Coach Station. The coach station is located in the city centre, less than 500 metres from Manchester Piccadilly station, the central train station of Manchester. Trains and buses from all over the country and areas of Greater Manchester terminate at Manchester Piccadilly and the Coach Station and from these stations, there are also trams and buses available to take you to other areas of the city centre. Transport at night is available with night buses of taxis. The services offered by Megabus terminates at Shudehill Interchange, this bus station is located a short distance from Manchester Victoria train station.

      Travel Tips: Coach to Manchester from Bristol

      Take the bus to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bristol to Manchester.
      FAQs
      Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Manchester from Bristol for as low as £9  for the next 7 days.
      In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket from Bristol to Manchester is £11  one way.
      When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Bristol to Manchester via coach to be approximately 140 miles (226 km).
      While the time it takes to travel 140 miles (226 km) to Manchester from Bristol can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Bristol to Manchester is on average 4 h 20 min.

      When taking the coach between Bristol and Manchester, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, Bond Street / St James Barton Roundabout. Your trip can end in coach stations such as Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

      Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bristol Temple Meads   and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

      Passengers board their coach most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and travel around 1.9 miles (3 km) from the city centre to this coach station.

      Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Manchester, Coach Station and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (343 m) from the coach station to the city centre in Manchester.

      If you're looking for coaches from Bristol to Manchester, you can rely on Megabus, National Express or Flixbus to get you to Manchester. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Bristol to Manchester journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Bristol to Manchester on Omio with Megabus, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your coach ticket.
      The first coach from Bristol to Manchester leaves at 05: 30   and the last coach for this leaves at 19: 25. Omio shows you the latest coach from Bristol to Manchester times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
      You can find a coach from Bristol to Manchester to cost on average £11 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Bristol to Manchester coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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