Manchester to Aberdeen bus

Thu, 23 May
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Cheap coach tickets from Manchester to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Manchester to Aberdeen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
FlixBus
02:059h30
Manchester
11:35Aberdeen, Guild Street
£261One-way
1 change
Cheapest
FlixBus
10:1011h25
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
21:35Aberdeen, Guild Street
£261One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
15:109h00
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
00:10Aberdeen, Guild Street
£331One-way
1 change
Megabus
12:508h35
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
21:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
£371One-way
1 change
Megabus
03:508h05
Manchester
11:55Aberdeen, Guild Street
£391One-way
1 change

Bus timetableManchester to Aberdeen

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thursday, 23 May
Megabus
03:108h15
Manchester, Airport
11:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
1 change
Megabus
03:108h45
Manchester, Airport
11:55Aberdeen, Guild Street
1 change
Megabus
03:508h05
Manchester
11:55Aberdeen, Guild Street
1 change
Megabus
03:507h35
Manchester
11:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
1 change
Megabus
12:059h20
Manchester, Airport
21:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
1 change
Megabus
12:508h35
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
21:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
1 change
Megabus
13:307h55
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
21:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
1 change
Megabus
14:259h45
Manchester, Airport
00:10Aberdeen, Guild Street
1 change
Megabus
15:109h00
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
00:10Aberdeen, Guild Street
1 change

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Bus times from Manchester to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

7 h 35 m

Average

8 h 35 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

407 km

To travel from Manchester to Aberdeen you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Megabus
03:507h35
Manchester
11:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
£431One-way
1 change
2nd Fastest
Megabus
13:307h55
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
21:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
£601One-way
1 change
Megabus
03:508h05
Manchester
11:55Aberdeen, Guild Street
£391One-way
1 change
Megabus
03:108h15
Manchester, Airport
11:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
£461One-way
1 change
Megabus
12:508h35
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
21:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
£371One-way
1 change

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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Aberdeen

distanceDistance252 miles
durationAverage coach duration8 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£34 (€38)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus or FlixBus

Coaches from Manchester to Aberdeen cover the 252 miles long route taking on average 8 h 5 min with our travel partners like Megabus or FlixBus. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £13, but the average price of coach tickets is £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Aberdeen, International Airport.

Coach companies: Megabus and FlixBus Manchester to Aberdeen

Buy your official Megabus and FlixBus coach tickets to Aberdeen from Manchester from £14 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Coach information from Manchester to Aberdeen with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: £14
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

Coaches from Manchester to Aberdeen

Aberdeen, Scotland's third most populous city, is in the north-east of Scotland, some 350 miles away from Manchester. Although National Express does not offer direct services between the two cities, they do have two indirect options per day that require only one change en route, at Glasgow Buchanan. The fastest route takes just under nine hours, including a swift 15-minute transfer in Glasgow.

Which coach companies travel from Manchester to Aberdeen?

Passengers don't have to worry about choosing between providers when it comes to coaches from Manchester to Aberdeen. National Express is the sole provider along this route. On long journeys such as this one, passengers can take advantage of the spacious, comfortable seating with ample legroom, personal air conditioning control and free WiFi to keep them entertained.

How long is the coach from Manchester to Aberdeen?

Journey times between the two departures vary slightly depending on transfer times at Glasgow. The shortest journey, leaving Manchester around lunchtime, involves a short 15-minute change over at Glasgow Buchanan, taking just eight hours 55 minutes. The early morning departure from Manchester has a longer layover of one hour 35 minutes and takes 10 hours 25 minutes to complete the route.

How many coaches are there from Manchester to Aberdeen?

Each day, National Express offers two indirect coaches from Manchester to Aberdeen. These involve one change at Glasgow Buchanan. Services continue over the weekend, matching the schedule of one early morning departure not long after 1:00 a.m. and one lunchtime departure.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Manchester to Aberdeen?

Departure bus station: Coaches depart from Manchester Coach Station. The city has extensive public transport systems including trams, buses, and five train stations. The coach station is just a ten-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly, the busiest of the five stations. The station itself has ticket machines, a coffee shop and newsagents, charging points and toilets.

Arrival bus station: Coaches from Manchester to Aberdeen terminate at Aberdeen Guild Street, which is directly linked to the train station, handy for organising onward travel. Guild Street is the main street in Aberdeen, so passengers will find themselves immediately on the high street, with numerous shops, restaurant and tourist attractions. Within the station, passengers will find WiFi, left luggage facilities and automated ticket machines.

FAQs: Manchester to Aberdeen coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Manchester to Aberdeen 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 Manchester to Aberdeen.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Manchester to Aberdeen can start from as little as £13 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Manchester to Aberdeen is £34; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester to Aberdeen coach time is 8 h 5 min   covering the 252 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Manchester to Aberdeen leaves at 11: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Manchester to Aberdeen leaves at 19: 00.
There is 1 coach a day from Manchester to Aberdeen which require at least one change with Megabus or FlixBus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
When taking a coach from Manchester to Aberdeen, you can count on Megabus or FlixBus for the best way to get you to Aberdeen. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between Manchester and Aberdeen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

When departing from Manchester, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and Manchester, Airport. When arriving in Aberdeen, you can end your journey in coach stations like Aberdeen, International Airport, Aberdeen, Littlejohn Street and Aberdeen, Guild Street.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Aberdeen, International Airport, located 6.9 miles (11.1 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a coach from Manchester to Aberdeen is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Manchester and Aberdeen including taking a train, coach or flight.
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