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Coach Information to Aberdeen from Manchester

distanceDistance252 miles (407 km)
durationAverage coach duration7 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£31 (€35)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Manchester to Aberdeen cover the 252 miles (407 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £29, but the average price of coach tickets is £31. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Aberdeen, Guild Street.

Coach companies

Travel with National Express between Manchester and Aberdeen

You can travel by coach between Manchester and Aberdeen with National Express for as low as £29. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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

    When purchasing your National Express coach tickets from Manchester to Aberdeen, 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.

    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.

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    FAQs
    How much does a cheap coach to Aberdeen from Manchester cost?
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between Manchester and Aberdeen for the next 7 days starting from £29  one way.
    How much is a coach ticket from Manchester to Aberdeen?
    If you’re looking to buy your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Aberdeen coach price to come in at an average of £31  one way.
    What is the distance to Aberdeen from Manchester by coach?
    The Manchester to Aberdeen coach distance is approximately 252 miles (407 km).
    How many hours does it take from Manchester to Aberdeen by coach?
    The Manchester to Aberdeen coach duration is on average 7 h 15 min, which is to be expected when travelling 252 miles (407 km) between Manchester and Aberdeen. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
    What station does the Manchester to Aberdeen coach leave from? Which Aberdeen coach station do I come into from Manchester?

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Aberdeen, Guild Street.

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

    You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival coach station in Aberdeen, called Aberdeen, Guild Street, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

    Which coach companies can get me from Manchester to Aberdeen?
    For the route from Manchester to Aberdeen you can take a coach with National Express or Megabus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services to Aberdeen from Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    What time is the earliest coach from Manchester to Aberdeen? What time is the last coach from Manchester to Aberdeen?
    If you prefer early morning coaches from Manchester to Aberdeen, the first coach leaves at 22: 00. If you prefer late night coaches from Manchester to Aberdeen, the last coach of the day leaves at 22: 30. Omio shows you the latest coach from Manchester to Aberdeen times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    How far in advance should I book coach tickets from Manchester to Aberdeen for the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy coach tickets from Manchester to Aberdeen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £31 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from Manchester to Aberdeen a few months in advance.

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