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.
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4 h 45 m
7 h 1 m
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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.
|Distance||134 miles (216 km)|
|Average coach duration||7 h 20 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£25 (€28)|
|Coach frequency||1 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there is 1 direct coach a day|
|Coach companies||National 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.
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 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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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