Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Megabus
18:256h25
Cardiff Central (CDF)
00:50Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£111One-way
0 changes
Megabus
18:206h30
Cardiff Central (CDF)
00:50Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£141One-way
0 changes
Megabus
02:2010h20
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:40Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£161One-way
0 changes
Megabus
06:206h40
Cardiff Central (CDF)
13:00Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£161One-way
0 changes
Megabus
20:505h40
Cardiff Central (CDF)
02:30Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£181One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableCardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 April
Megabus
13:305h30
Cardiff Central (CDF)
19:00Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
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Megabus
20:505h40
Cardiff Central (CDF)
02:30Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Megabus
18:206h30
Cardiff Central (CDF)
00:50Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Megabus
02:2010h20
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:40Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Megabus
18:256h25
Cardiff Central (CDF)
00:50Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Megabus
06:206h40
Cardiff Central (CDF)
13:00Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes

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Bus times from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Fastest Journey

5 h 30 m

Average

6 h 50 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

232 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Cardiff Central (CDF) for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Megabus
13:305h30
Cardiff Central (CDF)
19:00Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£321One-way
0 changes
Megabus
20:505h40
Cardiff Central (CDF)
02:30Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£181One-way
0 changes
Megabus
18:256h25
Cardiff Central (CDF)
00:50Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£111One-way
0 changes
Megabus
18:206h30
Cardiff Central (CDF)
00:50Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£141One-way
0 changes
Megabus
06:206h40
Cardiff Central (CDF)
13:00Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£161One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

distanceDistance143 miles
durationAverage coach duration5 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£14 (€15)
frequencyCoach frequency6 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 6 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus or National Express

Coaches from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) cover the 143 miles long journey taking on average 5 h 30 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. Normally, there are 6 coaches operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £14, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £10.

Coach companies: Megabus and National Express Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

You can travel by coach from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) with Megabus and National Express for as low as £15. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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 Piccadilly (MAN) from Cardiff Central (CDF), you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

FAQs: Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 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 Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) can start from as little as £10 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is £14; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by coach from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is 5 h 30 min   to travel the 143 mile long trip, with around there are 6 coaches per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 06: 20. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 20: 50.
There are 6 coaches a day from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) which require at least one change with Megabus or National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
Take the Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) coach with Megabus or National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from Cardiff Central (CDF) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The cheapest month for a coach from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from Cardiff Central (CDF) including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from Cardiff Central

Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.8 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cardiff Airport
14 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the Transport for Wales train from the station to Dinas Powys, then take the 304 bus directly to the airport. The journey takes about 1 hour in total.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside of the main entrance.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: News agent and convenience store
Dining
Dining
Gourmet Coffee Bar & Kitchen | Pret a Manger | Tesco Express
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Enterprise | Europcar
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station. There are also ramps for train access and elevators in the station.

Trains arriving to Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (766 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Manchester Airport
8 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit in about 30 minutes via the Northern and TransPennine Express trains.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available through BT Wi-Fi.
ATM
ATM
There are ATM machines on the main concourse, Platform 10 and on the mezzanine level.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Caffè Nero | Carluccio’s | Hotel Chocolat | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Costa Coffee | Pret a Manger | Upper Crust | McDonald's | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the Fairfield Street entrance on the mezzanine level.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access throughout the station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

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