London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) bus

Wed, 24 Apr
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Cheap coach tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
National Express
23:4512h35
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
12:20Manchester, Coach Station
£231One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
National Express
15:558h55
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
00:50Manchester, Coach Station
£281One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
National Express
03:508h30
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
12:20Manchester, Coach Station
£281One-way
1 change
National Express
15:009h20
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
00:20Manchester, Coach Station
£311One-way
1 change
National Express
05:408h25
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
14:05Manchester, Coach Station
£311One-way
1 change

Bus timetableLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 April
National Express
03:508h30
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
12:20Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
05:408h25
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
14:05Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
06:407h45
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
14:25Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
07:508h05
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
15:55Manchester, Coach Station
2 changes
Megabus
07:558h45
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
16:40Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
1 change
Megabus
08:058h35
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
16:40Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
1 change
Megabus
08:057h50
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
15:55Manchester, Airport
1 change
National Express
09:108h25
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
17:35Manchester, Coach Station
2 changes
National Express
11:208h05
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
19:25Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
12:108h15
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
20:25Manchester, Coach Station
2 changes
National Express
13:158h40
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
21:55Manchester, Coach Station
2 changes
National Express
14:108h55
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
23:05Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
15:009h20
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
00:20Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
15:558h55
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
00:50Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
18:157h00
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
01:15Manchester, Coach Station
2 changes
Megabus
21:258h25
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
05:50Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
1 change
Megabus
21:337h37
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
05:10Manchester, Airport
1 change
Megabus
21:338h17
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
05:50Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
1 change
National Express
22:407h00
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
05:40Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
22:407h00
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
05:40Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
23:4512h35
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
12:20Manchester, Coach Station
1 change

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Bus times from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Fastest Journey

7 h

Average

8 h 24 m

Buses per day

21

Distance

293 km

To travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
National Express
22:407h00
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
05:40Manchester, Coach Station
£711One-way
1 change
Fastest
National Express
18:157h00
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
01:15Manchester, Coach Station
£971One-way
2 changes
Fastest
National Express
22:407h00
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
05:40Manchester, Coach Station
£691One-way
1 change
2nd Fastest
Megabus
21:337h37
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
05:10Manchester, Airport
£571One-way
1 change
National Express
06:407h45
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
14:25Manchester, Coach Station
£521One-way
1 change

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Overview: Coach from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

distanceDistance182 miles
durationAverage coach duration7 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£27 (€30)
frequencyCoach frequency4 a day
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) cover the 182 miles long route taking on average 7 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. Normally, there are 4 coaches operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £27, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £20.

Coach companies: National Express and Megabus London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

You can travel by coach to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) with National Express and Megabus for as low as £22. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Manchester Piccadilly (MAN), you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) coach information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: £24
  • National Express frequency: 4 a day

FAQs: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) coach

FAQs: Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) can start from as little as £20 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is £27; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) coach travel time is 7 h 55 min   for the 182 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 05: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 23: 45.
There are 4 coaches a day from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) which require at least one change with National Express or Megabus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
Take the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) coach with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The cheapest month to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) by coach is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) including taking a coach or train.

Trains arriving to Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (766 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Manchester Airport
8 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit in about 30 minutes via the Northern and TransPennine Express trains.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available through BT Wi-Fi.
ATM
ATM
There are ATM machines on the main concourse, Platform 10 and on the mezzanine level.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Caffè Nero | Carluccio’s | Hotel Chocolat | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Costa Coffee | Pret a Manger | Upper Crust | McDonald's | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the Fairfield Street entrance on the mezzanine level.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access throughout the station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

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