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Coach Information from Cambridge to Manchester

distanceDistance131 miles (212 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 50 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£10 (€12)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Cambridge to Manchester cover the 131 miles (212 km) long route taking on average 6 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £8, but the average price of coach tickets is £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

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Coach between Cambridge and Manchester with National Express

National Express coaches will get you between Cambridge and Manchester from £8. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times 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 Cambridge, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    When purchasing your National Express coach tickets from Cambridge to Manchester, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • 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.

    Buses from Cambridge to Manchester.

    National Express operates direct and indirect daily buses from Cambridge to Manchester. There are two direct services, leaving Cambridge early morning and late morning. The indirect connections include three morning departures and an afternoon service. These journeys require a change at either Milton Keynes Coachway or Birmingham Coach Station. The fastest connection is the mid-morning departure via Milton Keynes, taking just over six hours to reach Manchester. Buses from Cambridge to Manchester depart from Parkside, on the southern side of central Cambridge, arriving at Manchester Coach Station, on the eastern edge of the city centre.

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    FAQs
    How much does a cheap coach to Manchester from Cambridge cost?
    Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Manchester from Cambridge for as low as £8  for the next 7 days.
    How much is a coach ticket from Cambridge to Manchester?
    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Cambridge to Manchester coach prices are on average £10  one way.
    What is the distance from Cambridge to Manchester via coach?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Cambridge and Manchester via coach to be approximately 131 miles (212 km).
    How long is the coach from Cambridge to Manchester?
    The Cambridge to Manchester coach duration is on average 6 h 50 min, which is to be expected when travelling 131 miles (212 km) between Cambridge and Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
    What is the departure coach station in Cambridge and arrival coach station in Manchester?

    When taking a coach from Cambridge, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road, Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9) and Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway. When you arrive in Manchester, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Cambridge   to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

    Where is the coach station in Cambridge to go to Manchester? Where is the coach station in Manchester located?

    The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Cambridge, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre of Cambridge.

    The most popular arrival coach station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, is located 0.3 miles (489 m) away from the city centre of Manchester.

    What coach companies offer a service between Cambridge and Manchester?
    For the journey from Cambridge 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 Cambridge on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How far in advance should I book coach tickets between Cambridge and Manchester for the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase coach tickets between Cambridge and Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £10 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from Cambridge to Manchester a few months in advance.