Cheap coach tickets from Luton to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 2 Dec

Cheapest

£25

Average

£36

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.

The average ticket from Luton to Manchester will cost around £ 36 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 25.

Cheapest
12:55Luton, Bus Station7h20 20:15Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£251One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:10Luton, Bus Station6h05 14:15Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£291One-way
12:45Luton, London Luton Airport7h30 20:15Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£291One-way
08:00Luton, London Luton Airport6h15 14:15Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£301One-way
17:00Luton, London Luton Airport4h45 21:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£351One-way

Coach timetable from Luton to Manchester

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00:40Luton, London Luton Airport5h15 05:55Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
01:30Luton, London Luton Airport11h40 13:10Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
08:00Luton, London Luton Airport6h15 14:15Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
08:10Luton, Bus Station6h05 14:15Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
12:45Luton, London Luton Airport7h30 20:15Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
12:55Luton, Bus Station7h20 20:15Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
14:55Luton, Bus Station6h50 21:45Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
17:00Luton, London Luton Airport4h45 21:45Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
17:15Luton, London Luton Airport8h00 01:15Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
17:25Luton, Bus Station7h50 01:15Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
23:15Luton, Bus Station6h40 05:55Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
23:50Luton, London Luton Airport6h05 05:55Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes

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Thu
2 Dec
£62East Midlands Railway
£25National Express
£152British Airways
Fri
3 Dec
£62East Midlands Railway
£28National Express
£128British Airways
Sat
4 Dec
£62East Midlands Railway
£25National Express
£206British Airways
Sun
5 Dec
£81Avanti West Coast
£26National Express
£57British Airways
Mon
6 Dec
£62East Midlands Railway
£25National Express
£150British Airways
Tue
7 Dec
£54Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
£210British Airways
Wed
8 Dec
£62East Midlands Railway
£22National Express
£92British Airways
Thu
9 Dec
£62East Midlands Railway
£20National Express
£81British Airways
Fri
10 Dec
£62East Midlands Railway
£26National Express
£71British Airways
Sat
11 Dec
£80Avanti West Coast
£24National Express
£66British Airways
Mon
13 Dec
£62East Midlands Railway
£24National Express
£95British Airways
Tue
14 Dec
£51Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
£83British Airways
Wed
15 Dec
£59Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
£105British Airways
Thu
16 Dec
£54Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
£68British Airways
Fri
17 Dec
£62East Midlands Railway
£31National Express
£64British Airways
Sat
18 Dec
£70Avanti West Coast
£31National Express
£94British Airways
Sun
19 Dec
£80Avanti West Coast
£32National Express
£67British Airways
Mon
20 Dec
£51Avanti West Coast
£36National Express
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Tue
21 Dec
£51Avanti West Coast
£36National Express
£66British Airways

Coach times from Luton to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 2 Dec

Fastest Journey

4 h 45 m

Average

7 h 1 m

Buses per day

12

Distance

216 km

Of the 12 buses that leave Luton for Manchester every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 216 km distance in an average of 7 h 1 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 45 m .

The slowest buses will take 11 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
17:00Luton, London Luton Airport4h45 21:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£351One-way
2nd Fastest
00:40Luton, London Luton Airport5h15 05:55Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
£491One-way
23:50Luton, London Luton Airport6h05 05:55Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£361One-way
08:10Luton, Bus Station6h05 14:15Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£291One-way
08:00Luton, London Luton Airport6h15 14:15Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£301One-way

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Coach Information to Manchester from Luton

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
durationAverage coach duration7 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£25 (€28)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Luton to Manchester cover the 134 miles (216 km) long route taking on average 7 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £25, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Luton and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Coach companies

Coach to Manchester from Luton with National Express

You can travel by coach to Manchester from Luton with National Express for as low as £21. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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 Luton - 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.

  • Average Price: £21

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets to Manchester from Luton and when travelling by coach:

  • 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.

Buses from Luton to Manchester

The distance between Luton and Manchester is around 170 miles, with buses completing the journey in between 3 hours and 15 minutes and 7 hours and 30 minutes. Buses from Luton to Manchester depart from either London Luton Airport or Browning Road bus stations, arriving at either Manchester Picadilly or Shudehill Interchange bus stations. There are no direct buses from Luton to Manchester, with at least two changes needed along the route. Services are provided by National Express both out of Luton and into Manchester. There are regular departures throughout the day with busses leaving four times per hour.

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FAQs
How much does a cheap coach to Manchester from Luton cost?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Manchester from Luton for as low as £21  for the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Luton to Manchester?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Luton to Manchester coach prices are on average £25  one way.
What is the distance from Luton to Manchester via coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Luton and Manchester via coach to be approximately 134 miles (216 km).
How long is the coach from Luton to Manchester?
The Luton to Manchester coach duration is on average 7 h 20 min, which is to be expected when travelling 134 miles (216 km) between Luton and Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Luton and arrival coach station in Manchester?

When taking a coach from Luton, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Luton, Bus Station, Luton, Galaxy Centre (Stop G3) and Luton, London Luton Airport. When you arrive in Manchester, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Luton   to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Where is the coach station in Luton to go to Manchester? Where is the coach station in Manchester located?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Luton, is located 0.2 miles (381 m) from the city centre of Luton.

The most popular arrival coach station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, is located 0.3 miles (489 m) away from the city centre of Manchester.

What coach companies offer a service between Luton and Manchester?
For the journey from Luton 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 Luton on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I book a direct coach from Luton to Manchester?
Yes, there is 1 direct coach to Manchester from Luton per day with National Express  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
How many coaches are there between Luton and Manchester a day?
The average number of coaches departing Luton for Manchester is 1 a day. The coach schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I buy a coach ticket between Luton and Manchester to get the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from Luton to Manchester is on average £25 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this route. In general, you can find coach tickets to Manchester from Luton available a few months in advance.