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Coach Information to Manchester from Lancaster

distanceDistance47 miles (75 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£11 (€13)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Lancaster to Manchester cover the 47 miles (75 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £11, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Lancaster and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

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National Express between Lancaster and Manchester

For as little as £11 you can travel by coach from Lancaster to Manchester with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable coach ride between Lancaster and 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 Lancaster to Manchester route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming route. You can take a coach with National Express for the 47 miles (75 km) journey between Lancaster and Manchester with prices starting as low as £11. 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 from Lancaster to Manchester on Omio today!

These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach from Lancaster to Manchester:

  • 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.

Travel Tips

Buses from Lancaster to Manchester
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 Lancaster to Manchester.
What is the price of the cheapest coach from Lancaster to Manchester?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Manchester from Lancaster for as little as £11  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Lancaster to Manchester on average?
If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Lancaster to Manchester coach to cost on average £11  one way.
What is the distance between Lancaster and Manchester via coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Manchester from Lancaster via coach to be approximately 47 miles (75 km).
How many hours does it take from Lancaster to Manchester by coach?
On average the Lancaster to Manchester coach time is 1 h 20 min  covering the 47 miles (75 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Lancaster and arrival coach station in Manchester?

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

Where is the Lancaster coach station located? Where is the Manchester coach station located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their coaches from Lancaster and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.

What coach companies go from Lancaster to Manchester?
For the journey from Lancaster to Manchester you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between Lancaster and Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any Lancaster to Manchester direct coaches?
Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Lancaster to Manchester on Omio with Megabus, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your coach ticket.
How far in advance should I book a coach ticket between Lancaster and Manchester to get the best deals?
If you buy a coach ticket to Manchester from Lancaster within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £11 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets to Manchester from Lancaster are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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