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Today
5 buses from£ 28
Tomorrow
17 buses from£ 14
Fri, Mar 29
18 buses from£ 11
This trip lasts more than four hours. Don't forget to bring your charger!
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Sat
Mar 23
£ 72Virgin Trains
£ 28National Express
£ 157Air France
Sun
Mar 24
£ 35Virgin Trains
£ 14National Express
£ 102flyest lineas aereas
Mon
Mar 25
£ 160Virgin Trains
£ 11National Express
£ 190Smartwings
Tue
Mar 26
£ 43Virgin Trains
£ 9National Express
£ 160British Airways
Wed
Mar 27
£ 160Virgin Trains
£ 9National Express
£ 160British Airways
Thu
Mar 28
£ 31Virgin Trains
£ 13National Express
£ 146British Airways
Fri
Mar 29
£ 69Virgin Trains
£ 11National Express
£ 84BA Cityflyer
Sat
Mar 30
£ 30Virgin Trains
£ 13National Express
£ 101easyJet
Sun
Mar 31
£ 37Virgin Trains
£ 10National Express
£ 128British Airways
Mon
Apr 1
£ 77Virgin Trains
£ 11National Express
£ 101British Airways
Tue
Apr 2
£ 77Virgin Trains
£ 11National Express
£ 101British Airways
Wed
Apr 3
£ 30Virgin Trains
£ 11National Express
£ 101British Airways
Thu
Apr 4
£ 69Virgin Trains
£ 11National Express
£ 101British Airways
Fri
Apr 5
£ 37Virgin Trains
£ 11National Express
£ 75British Airways
Sat
Apr 6
£ 30Virgin Trains
£ 11National Express
£ 76British Airways
Sun
Apr 7
£ 44Virgin Trains
£ 11National Express
£ 103British Airways
Mon
Apr 8
£ 20Virgin Trains
£ 11National Express
£ 75British Airways
Tue
Apr 9
£ 30Virgin Trains
£ 11National Express
£ 76British Airways
Wed
Apr 10
£ 30Virgin Trains
£ 11National Express
£ 101British Airways
Thu
Apr 11
£ 30Virgin Trains
£ 11National Express
£ 75British Airways
Fri
Apr 12
£ 37Virgin Trains
£ 11National Express
£ 75British Airways
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Journey Summary

London to Manchester Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
6 hours 32 minutes
Coach Ticket Price:£ 9
Buses depart from:London
Bus arrives in:Manchester
Distance:262 Kms
BusBus Companies:National Express

Buses from London to Manchester

Frequent buses from London to Manchester operated by National Express Coach Services run seven days a week, with a journey time of approximately 5 hours. The first departure is at around 7:00 a.m., with buses every one to two hours until about 11:00 p.m. There are also departures at around 0:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. which have a longer journey time of over 6 hours.

How to take the bus from London to Manchester?

National Express buses depart from London Victoria Coach Station, which is conveniently located on the District, Circle and Victoria underground lines. Regular local buses, operated by London Buses, serve the coach station, giving easy access to all parts of London and the city. Regional trains from South London and Sussex arrive at Victoria Station, just a few minutes away by foot. A taxi rank is located outside the station's entrance and London has regular night bus services.

Buses from London to Manchester arrive at the newly refurbished Manchester Chorlton Street Coach Station, which is conveniently located for both the city and Manchester Piccadilly Train station, a short walk away. Both the Arndale Shopping Centre and Manchester Cathedral are also close by. Trams and local buses, including a regular night bus service, are operated by First Bus. Taxis are available at the coach station.

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Best fares for buses from London to Manchester

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Sun, Mar 24
Bus
National Express
22:305h 45m04:15
LondonManchester
Mon, Mar 25
Bus
National Express
15:306h21:30
LondonManchester
Tue, Mar 26
Bus
National Express
13:306h19:30
LondonManchester
Fastest Buses from London to Manchester by duration
Mon, Apr 1
Bus
National Express
00:004h 5m04:05
LondonManchester
Sun, Apr 7
Bus
National Express
19:304h 40m00:10
LondonManchester
Sun, Apr 28
Bus
National Express
19:304h 40m00:10
LondonManchester
Return Journeys for Buses from Manchester to London
Sun, Mar 24
Bus
National Express
06:154h 55m11:10
ManchesterLondon
Mon, Mar 25
Bus
National Express
05:305h 40m11:10
ManchesterLondon
Tue, Mar 26
Bus
National Express
07:405h 50m13:30
ManchesterLondon
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
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Manchester
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City

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