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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Bristol

distanceDistance140 miles (226 km)
durationAverage coach duration4 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£9 (€10)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Manchester to Bristol cover the 140 miles (226 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 20 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 route for as low as £7, but the average price of coach tickets is £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.

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National Express Manchester to Bristol

Travel from Manchester to Bristol from £7 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

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

    National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach to Bristol from Manchester:

    • 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.

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    FAQs
    How much does a cheap coach to Bristol from Manchester cost?
    Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between Manchester and Bristol for as low as £7  for the next 7 days.
    What is the average price of coach tickets between Manchester and Bristol?
    The Manchester to Bristol coach ticket price is on average £9  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
    What is the distance by coach from Manchester to Bristol?
    You should expect to travel around 140 miles (226 km)  to Bristol from Manchester by coach.
    How long does it take from Manchester to Bristol by coach?
    On average the coach from Manchester to Bristol duration is 4 h 20 min  for the 140 miles (226 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
    Which coach station from Manchester to Bristol do I depart from? Which Bristol coach station from Manchester do I arrive in?

    When departing from Manchester, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. When arriving in Bristol, you can end your journey in coach stations like Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, The Centre (c9).

    Omio customers book a coach from Manchester Piccadilly   to Bristol, City Centre   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the coach station in Manchester? Where is the coach station in Bristol?

    The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre of Manchester.

    The most popular arrival coach station, Bristol, City Centre, is located 0.5 miles (765 m) away from the city centre of Bristol.

    What coach companies offer a service from Manchester to Bristol?
    For the route from Manchester to Bristol you can take a coach with National Express or Megabus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Manchester to Bristol on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Are there any Manchester to Bristol direct coach services?
    Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Manchester to Bristol on Omio with Megabus, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your coach ticket.
    How far in advance should I buy a coach ticket to Bristol from Manchester to get the best deals?
    If you buy a coach ticket between Manchester and Bristol within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £9 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets from Manchester to Bristol are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.