Carlisle to Manchester coach

Cheap bus tickets from Carlisle to Manchester

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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.

11:45Carlisle, Lonsdale Street3h10 14:55Manchester, Coach Station
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Bus Timetable Carlisle to Manchester

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Bus times from Carlisle to Manchester

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3 h 10 m


3 h 10 m

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164 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Carlisle for Manchester every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

11:45Carlisle, Lonsdale Street3h10 14:55Manchester, Coach Station
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Overview: Coach from Carlisle to Manchester

distanceDistance101 miles (163 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£38 (€42)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Carlisle to Manchester cover the 101 miles (163 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £25, but the average price of coach tickets is £38. Travellers depart most frequently from Carlisle and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express Carlisle to Manchester

National Express coaches will get you to Manchester from Carlisle from £25. 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 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 Carlisle - 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 Carlisle to Manchester coach information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 10 min
  • Average Price: £25
  • National Express frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Coach to Manchester from Carlisle

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 Carlisle to Manchester.
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between Carlisle and Manchester for the next 7 days starting from £25  one way.
If you’re looking to buy your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Carlisle to Manchester coach price to come in at an average of £38  one way.
You should expect to travel around 101 miles (163 km)  between Carlisle and Manchester by coach.
On average the coach from Carlisle to Manchester duration is 3 h 10 min  for the 101 miles (163 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

There are a few coach stations in Carlisle to start your trip from including Carlisle and Carlisle, Bus Station (Lonsdale Street). In Manchester you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Carlisle   and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Carlisle, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) 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.

When taking a coach from Carlisle to Manchester, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between Carlisle and Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
On average, there is 1 coach a day from Carlisle to Manchester. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest coach departing from Carlisle to Manchester leaves at 09: 45. The last coach departing from Carlisle to Manchester leaves at 14: 45. You can find the latest Carlisle to Manchester coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way coach ticket from Carlisle to Manchester is on average £38 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this route. In general, you can find coach tickets from Carlisle to Manchester available a few months in advance.

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