Cheap bus tickets from Luton to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

£30

Average

£38

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 £ 38 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 30.

Cheapest
13:30Luton, Bus Station6h45 20:15Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£301One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:00Luton, London Luton Airport7h45 19:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£301One-way
13:20Luton, London Luton Airport6h55 20:15Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£311One-way
11:45Luton, Bus Station8h00 19:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£311One-way
08:10Luton, London Luton Airport8h00 16:10Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£321One-way

Bus Timetable Luton to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Fri, 20 May
02:05Luton, London Luton Airport8h05 10:10Manchester, Coach Station
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02:15Luton, Bus Station7h55 10:10Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
04:30Luton, London Luton Airport7h30 12:00Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
04:45Luton, Bus Station7h15 12:00Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
08:00Luton, London Luton Airport5h40 13:40Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
08:10Luton, Bus Station5h30 13:40Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
08:10Luton, London Luton Airport8h00 16:10Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
11:20Luton, London Luton Airport5h55 17:15Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
11:30Luton, Bus Station5h45 17:15Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
11:45Luton, Bus Station8h00 19:45Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
12:00Luton, London Luton Airport7h45 19:45Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
13:20Luton, London Luton Airport6h55 20:15Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
13:30Luton, Bus Station6h45 20:15Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
15:55Luton, Bus Station5h50 21:45Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
17:00Luton, London Luton Airport4h45 21:45Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
17:35Luton, London Luton Airport7h40 01:15Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
17:45Luton, Bus Station7h30 01:15Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
22:45Luton, Bus Station7h10 05:55Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
23:45Luton, Bus Station12h15 12:00Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
23:50Luton, London Luton Airport6h05 05:55Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
23:59Luton, London Luton Airport12h01 12:00Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes

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Fri
20 May
£64East Midlands Railway
£30National Express
£88British Airways
Sat
21 May
£65East Midlands Railway
£29National Express
£81British Airways
Sun
22 May
£65East Midlands Railway
£30National Express
£81British Airways
Mon
23 May
£64East Midlands Railway
£28National Express
£147British Airways
Tue
24 May
£56Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
£81British Airways
Wed
25 May
£53Avanti West Coast
£24National Express
£47British Airways
Thu
26 May
£53Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
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Fri
27 May
£65East Midlands Railway
£30National Express
£59British Airways
Sat
28 May
£65East Midlands Railway
£25National Express
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29 May
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£29National Express
£84British Airways
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30 May
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£44British Airways
Tue
31 May
£53Avanti West Coast
£25National Express
£44British Airways
Wed
1 Jun
£64East Midlands Railway
£26National Express
£44British Airways
Thu
2 Jun
£64East Midlands Railway
£25National Express
£47British Airways
Fri
3 Jun
£65East Midlands Railway
£23National Express
£46British Airways
Sat
4 Jun
£65East Midlands Railway
£25National Express
£45British Airways
Sun
5 Jun
£65East Midlands Railway
£25National Express
£48British Airways
Tue
7 Jun
£53Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
£45British Airways
Wed
8 Jun
£53Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
£45British Airways

Bus times from Luton to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

4 h 45 m

Average

7 h 20 m

Buses per day

21

Distance

216 km

It's difficult to get from Luton to Manchester without changing at least once.

Fastest
17:00Luton, London Luton Airport4h45 21:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£391One-way
2nd Fastest
08:10Luton, Bus Station5h30 13:40Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£381One-way
08:00Luton, London Luton Airport5h40 13:40Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£371One-way
11:30Luton, Bus Station5h45 17:15Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£361One-way
15:55Luton, Bus Station5h50 21:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£411One-way

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Overview: Coach from Luton to Manchester

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£28 (€31)
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 6 h 5 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 route costs around £28, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Luton and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express Luton to Manchester

You can travel by coach between Luton and Manchester with National Express for as low as £24. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

National Express

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 from Luton to Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: £24

When purchasing your National Express coach tickets from Luton to Manchester, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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

What is the price of the cheapest coach from Luton to Manchester?

Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches to Manchester from Luton to cost as little as £24  in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a coach from Luton to Manchester?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between Luton and Manchester is £28  one way.

What is the distance to Manchester from Luton via coach?

You should expect to travel around 134 miles (216 km)  between Luton and Manchester by coach.

How long does it take from Luton to Manchester by coach?

On average the Luton to Manchester coach time is 6 h 5 min  covering the 134 miles (216 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Which coach station in Luton goes to Manchester? Which coach station do I come into Manchester from Luton?

When taking the coach to Manchester from Luton, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Luton, Station Interchange, Luton, Galaxy Centre (Stop G3) and Luton. Your trip can end in coach stations such as Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Luton   and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Where is the departure coach station in Luton located? Where is the arrival coach station in Manchester located?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Luton, is located 0.6 miles (859 m) from the city centre of Luton.

The most popular arrival coach station, Manchester, Coach Station, is located 0.2 miles (343 m) away from the city centre of Manchester.

What coach companies go from Luton to Manchester?

For the trip from Luton to Manchester you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Luton to Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many coaches are there from Luton to Manchester a day?

On average, there is 1 coach a day from Luton to Manchester. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first coach from Luton to Manchester? When can I take the last coach for the day?

The first coach from Luton to Manchester leaves at 05: 00   and the last coach for this leaves at 23: 15. Omio shows you the latest coach from Luton to Manchester times to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How early should I buy Luton to Manchester coach tickets to get the best deals?

You can find a coach to Manchester from Luton to cost on average £28 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Luton to Manchester coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.