London Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) bus

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Cheap coach tickets from London Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 14 Jul

Cheapest

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

Megabus
07:004h30
London Waterloo (WAT)
11:30Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£91One-way
0 changes
Megabus
23:305h40
London Waterloo (WAT)
05:10Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£101One-way
0 changes
Megabus
16:005h50
London Waterloo (WAT)
21:50Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£111One-way
0 changes
Megabus
11:005h20
London Waterloo (WAT)
16:20Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£111One-way
0 changes
Megabus
09:004h20
London Waterloo (WAT)
13:20Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£171One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableLondon Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 July
Megabus
23:004h00
London Waterloo (WAT)
03:00Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Megabus
16:005h50
London Waterloo (WAT)
21:50Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Megabus
23:305h40
London Waterloo (WAT)
05:10Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Megabus
07:004h30
London Waterloo (WAT)
11:30Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Megabus
09:004h20
London Waterloo (WAT)
13:20Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes

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Bus times from London Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 14 Jul

Fastest Journey

4 h

Average

4 h 56 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

262 km

Of the 6 buses that leave London Waterloo (WAT) for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Megabus
23:004h00
London Waterloo (WAT)
03:00Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£171One-way
0 changes
Megabus
09:004h20
London Waterloo (WAT)
13:20Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£171One-way
0 changes
Megabus
07:004h30
London Waterloo (WAT)
11:30Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£91One-way
0 changes
Megabus
11:005h20
London Waterloo (WAT)
16:20Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£111One-way
0 changes
Megabus
23:305h40
London Waterloo (WAT)
05:10Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£101One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from London Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

distanceDistance162 miles
durationAverage coach duration4 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£12 (€14)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesMegabus or FlixBus

Coaches from London Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) cover the 162 miles long journey taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like Megabus or FlixBus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £12, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £7.

Coach companies: Megabus and FlixBus London Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

For as little as £7 you can travel by coach to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from London Waterloo (WAT) with Megabus and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

FAQs: London Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) coach

FAQs: Take the bus from London Waterloo (WAT) 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 Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from London Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for London Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is £12; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The coach time from London Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is on average 4 h 5 min   for the 162 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from London Waterloo (WAT) by coach can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from London Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 06: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from London Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 23: 30.
Take the London Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) coach with Megabus or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip from London Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
A trip to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from London Waterloo (WAT) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 5 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London Waterloo (WAT) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) by coach is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between London Waterloo (WAT) and Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) including taking a coach, train or flight.

Trains departing from London Waterloo

Distance from London Waterloo to city center
Distance from London Waterloo to city center
1.2 miles (2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: A wide range of shops including convenience store, supermarket, pharmacy, newsagent, bookseller, clothing, gifts, travel accessories and passport photobooth.
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis Budget | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: There is step free access from the main concourse to all platforms, shops and facilities. Step free exits are exit 1 (Station approach), exit 2 (with a lift to Waterloo Road and lift access to the London Underground Jubilee line), and exit 3 for taxis and onward travel towards the South Bank. | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are available from the taxi rank on Cab Road / Station Approach | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: Ticket machines are located at various locations on the main concourse and are accessible to wheelchair users. | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

Trains arriving to Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (767 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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