Ipswich to Manchester coach

Cheap bus tickets from Ipswich to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Cheapest

£27

Average

£49

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
22:05Ipswich13h00 11:05Manchester
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£271One-way
National Express
03:40Ipswich9h30 13:10Manchester
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£291One-way
National Express
07:05Ipswich10h35 17:40Manchester
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£301One-way
National Express
10:35Ipswich9h55 20:30Manchester
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£551One-way
National Express
13:15Ipswich11h00 00:15Manchester
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£1011One-way

Bus Timetable Ipswich to Manchester

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National Express
03:40Ipswich9h30 13:10Manchester
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National Express
07:05Ipswich10h35 17:40Manchester
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National Express
10:35Ipswich9h55 20:30Manchester
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National Express
13:15Ipswich11h00 00:15Manchester
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National Express
22:05Ipswich13h00 11:05Manchester
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Bus times from Ipswich to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Fastest Journey

9 h 30 m

Average

10 h 48 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

278 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Ipswich 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
03:40Ipswich9h30 13:10Manchester
0 changes
£291One-way
National Express
10:35Ipswich9h55 20:30Manchester
0 changes
£551One-way
National Express
07:05Ipswich10h35 17:40Manchester
0 changes
£301One-way
National Express
13:15Ipswich11h00 00:15Manchester
0 changes
£1011One-way
National Express
22:05Ipswich13h00 11:05Manchester
0 changes
£271One-way

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Overview: Coach from Ipswich to Manchester

distanceDistance172 miles
durationAverage coach duration9 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£36 (€40)
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Ipswich to Manchester cover the 172 miles long route taking on average 9 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £36, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Ipswich and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express Ipswich to Manchester

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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 Ipswich - 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.

Coach information from Ipswich to Manchester with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 55 min
  • Average Price: £21
  • National Express frequency: 2 a day

Travel Tips: Coach to Manchester from Ipswich

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 Ipswich to Manchester.
FAQs
You can find a cheap coach from Ipswich to Manchester for some dates and times for as low as £21  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between Ipswich and Manchester is £36  one way.
The distance between Ipswich and Manchester by coach is approximately 172 miles.
The coach time from Ipswich to Manchester is on average 9 h 5 min  for the 172 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go to Manchester from Ipswich by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few coach stations in Ipswich to start your trip from including Ipswich, Tower Ramparts, Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco) and Ipswich. 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 Ipswich   and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Ipswich, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Ipswich.

The most popular arrival coach station, Manchester, Coach Station, is located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre of Manchester.

For the trip from Ipswich 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 Ipswich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The earliest coach for this trip departs from Ipswich at 07: 00. The last coach leaves from Ipswich at 22: 05. Check Omio for the latest coach times from Ipswich to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book Ipswich to Manchester coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £36. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches from Ipswich to Manchester. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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