Colchester to Manchester coach

Cheap bus tickets from Colchester to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 28 May

Cheapest

£27

Average

£45

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.

National Express
12:30Colchester9h00 21:30Manchester
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£271One-way
National Express
08:00Colchester9h20 17:20Manchester
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£301One-way
National Express
11:30Colchester9h00 20:30Manchester
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£401One-way
National Express
04:35Colchester8h25 13:00Manchester
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£481One-way
National Express
15:05Colchester10h10 01:15Manchester
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£781One-way

Bus Timetable Colchester to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Saturday, 28 May
National Express
04:35Colchester8h25 13:00Manchester
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National Express
08:00Colchester9h20 17:20Manchester
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National Express
11:30Colchester9h00 20:30Manchester
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National Express
12:30Colchester9h00 21:30Manchester
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National Express
15:05Colchester10h10 01:15Manchester
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Bus times from Colchester to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 28 May

Fastest Journey

8 h 25 m

Average

9 h 11 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

276 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Colchester for Manchester every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

National Express
04:35Colchester8h25 13:00Manchester
0 changes
£481One-way
National Express
12:30Colchester9h00 21:30Manchester
0 changes
£271One-way
National Express
11:30Colchester9h00 20:30Manchester
0 changes
£401One-way
National Express
08:00Colchester9h20 17:20Manchester
0 changes
£301One-way
National Express
15:05Colchester10h10 01:15Manchester
0 changes
£781One-way

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Overview: Coach from Colchester to Manchester

distanceDistance171 miles (275 km)
durationAverage coach duration8 h 25 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£24 (€27)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Colchester to Manchester cover the 171 miles (275 km) long route taking on average 8 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £24, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Colchester and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express Colchester to Manchester

Buy your official National Express coach tickets to Manchester from Colchester from £16 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

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 Colchester - 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.

  • Average Price: £16

Travel Tips: Coach to Manchester from Colchester

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FAQs
You can find a cheap coach from Colchester to Manchester for some dates and times for as low as £16  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between Colchester and Manchester is £24  one way.
You should expect to travel around 171 miles (275 km)  from Colchester to Manchester by coach.
While the time it takes to travel 171 miles (275 km) to Manchester from Colchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Colchester to Manchester is on average 8 h 25 min.

Some of the Colchester coach stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Colchester, East Hill / High Street, Colchester, High Street (Angel Court) and Colchester, Stanwell Street. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Manchester include Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Colchester   and arriving in Manchester, Coach Station.

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Colchester, located approximately 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city centre of Colchester. The most popular arrival coach station in Manchester, called Manchester, Coach Station, is located around 0.2 miles (343 m) away from its city centre.

If you're looking for coaches from Colchester to Manchester, you can rely on National Express to get you to Manchester. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Colchester to Manchester journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
If you prefer early morning coaches from Colchester to Manchester, the first coach leaves at 04: 35. If you prefer late night coaches from Colchester to Manchester, the last coach of the day leaves at 15: 05. Omio shows you the latest coach from Colchester to Manchester timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
The price of a one way coach ticket from Colchester to Manchester is on average £24 if you book 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 trip. In general, you can find coach tickets from Colchester to Manchester available a few months in advance.

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