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Coach Information to Manchester from Coventry

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£10 (€11)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Coventry to Manchester cover the 79 miles (128 km) long route taking on average 3 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £10, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Coventry and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

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National Express Coventry – Manchester

Find the best coaches from Coventry to Manchester with Omio's travel partners National Express from £8. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable coach ride from Coventry to Manchester with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance coach operator. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express coach timetable for the Coventry to Manchester route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming route. You can take a coach with National Express for the 79 miles (128 km) journey from Coventry to Manchester with prices starting as low as £14. Select from three different ticket options: 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. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap coach between Coventry and Manchester on Omio today!

When purchasing your National Express coach tickets between Coventry and 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.

Coaches from Coventry to Manchester

On any given day, passengers can expect to find seven direct departures between Coventry and Manchester. Journey times vary slightly, but any direct route should allow passengers to arrive in under four hours. Indirect services involving one change at Birmingham are also available. The fastest of these takes as little as three hours 45 minutes. Whether travelling direct or indirect, passengers can expect a range of departures offered by National Express.

Which coach companies travel from Coventry to Manchester?

All services between Coventry and Manchester are offered by National Express. With regular departures and a large fleet of coaches, National Express offers comprehensive services around the country. Whilst onboard, passengers can enjoy comfortable seating, air conditioning, WiFi and power sockets for smartphones and laptops. Luggage space is available overhead for smaller items, or within the hold. Passengers may bring two 20 kg cases each.

How long is the coach from Coventry to Manchester?

Journey times vary throughout the day, so it is important for passengers to ensure they have the best route when booking. The shortest direct journey takes three hours 15 minutes with the longest journey taking three hours 45 minutes. Indirect routes can take significantly longer depending on the wait time at Birmingham Coach Station.

How many coaches are there from Coventry to Manchester?

Passengers can expect seven direct departures from Coventry to Manchester every day of the week. A further four indirect services are also available, involving a change in Birmingham. Departure times are spread throughout the day, including some early morning departures for arrival in Manchester before 7:00 a.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Coventry to Manchester?

Departure coach station: Coaches from Coventry to Manchester depart from Coventry Coach Station, otherwise called Pool Meadow Bus Station. Just half a mile from Coventry train station, the coach station has 19 bays and is readily serviced by many bus routes including 8, 8A, 9, 9A, 11, 11U & 12X. Station facilities include car parking, shops and restrooms.

Arrival coach station: All passengers will alight at Manchester Coach Station. Manchester Piccadilly, the busiest train station in Manchester, is less than half a mile away, offering excellent connections to the rest of the country or the city. Centrally located, the Coach Station has excellent links to buses and trams for onward travel. Passengers can also choose to walk into the historic Northern Quarter.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest coach between Coventry and Manchester?
You can find a cheap coach from Coventry to Manchester for some dates and times for as low as £8  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the coach from Coventry to Manchester cost on average?
The Coventry to Manchester coach ticket price is on average £10  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance from Coventry to Manchester via coach?
The Coventry to Manchester coach distance is approximately 79 miles (128 km).
How many hours does it take from Coventry to Manchester by coach?
On average the Coventry to Manchester coach time is 3 h 10 min  covering the 79 miles (128 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which coach station from Coventry to Manchester do I depart from? Which Manchester coach station from Coventry do I arrive in?

Some of the Coventry coach stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Coventry, Transport Museum (HS1), Coventry, Pool Meadow Bus Station (stand P) and Coventry, Tesco Extra. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Manchester include Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Coventry   and arriving in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Where is the departure coach station in Coventry located? Where is the arrival coach station in Manchester located?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Coventry, is located 0.4 miles (626 m) from the city centre of Coventry.

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 from Coventry to Manchester?
For the best Coventry to Manchester coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services to Manchester from Coventry to compare what amenities they may offer.
How far in advance should I purchase a coach ticket between Coventry and Manchester to get the best deals?
If you purchase Coventry to Manchester coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £10. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Coventry and Manchester. Look out for coach tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.