Manchester to Bristol coach

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Cheapest

£14

Average

£20

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.

19:30Manchester4h05 23:35Bristol
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£141One-way
18:10Manchester3h40 21:50Bristol, City Centre
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£141One-way
16:40Manchester4h10 20:50Bristol, City Centre
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£141One-way
19:30Manchester4h20 23:50Bristol, City Centre
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£141One-way
14:30Manchester4h20 18:50Bristol, City Centre
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£161One-way

Bus Timetable Manchester to Bristol

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07:00Manchester, Coach Station5h30 12:30Bristol, Marlborough Street
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08:45Manchester, Coach Station5h45 14:30Bristol, Marlborough Street
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11:00Manchester, Coach Station5h00 16:00Bristol, Marlborough Street
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12:25Manchester4h25 16:50Bristol, City Centre
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14:00Manchester, Coach Station5h15 19:15Bristol, Marlborough Street
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14:30Manchester4h20 18:50Bristol, City Centre
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15:00Manchester, Coach Station5h15 20:15Bristol, Marlborough Street
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15:15Manchester, Coach Station6h00 21:15Bristol, Marlborough Street
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16:40Manchester4h10 20:50Bristol, City Centre
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17:30Manchester, Coach Station5h00 22:30Bristol, Marlborough Street
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18:10Manchester3h40 21:50Bristol, City Centre
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19:30Manchester4h05 23:35Bristol
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19:30Manchester4h20 23:50Bristol, City Centre
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Bus times from Manchester to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 40 m

Average

4 h 49 m

Buses per day

13

Distance

227 km

Of the 13 buses that leave Manchester for Bristol every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
18:10Manchester3h40 21:50Bristol, City Centre
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£141One-way
2nd Fastest
19:30Manchester4h05 23:35Bristol
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£141One-way
16:40Manchester4h10 20:50Bristol, City Centre
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£141One-way
14:30Manchester4h20 18:50Bristol, City Centre
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£161One-way
19:30Manchester4h20 23:50Bristol, City Centre
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£141One-way

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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Bristol

distanceDistance140 miles (226 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£12 (€14)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Megabus or National Express

Coaches from Manchester to Bristol cover the 140 miles (226 km) long route taking on average 3 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Megabus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £9, but the average price of coach tickets is £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.

Coach companies: FlixBus and National Express Manchester to Bristol

FlixBus and National Express coaches will get you to Bristol from Manchester from £9. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: £9

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 Manchester - Bristol 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.

    Travel Tips: Coach to Bristol from Manchester

    Take the bus to Bristol easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Bristol.
    FAQs
    You can find a cheap coach from Manchester to Bristol for some dates and times for as low as £9  one way in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Bristol coach to cost on average £12  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 140 miles (226 km)  from Manchester to Bristol by coach.
    The coach time to Bristol from Manchester is on average 3 h 40 min  for the 140 miles (226 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Manchester to Bristol by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    There are a few coach stations in Manchester to start your route from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. In Bristol you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, Bond Street / St James Barton Roundabout.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Bristol, City Centre, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

    Take the Manchester to Bristol coach with Flixbus, Megabus or National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip to Bristol from Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, you can find a direct coach from Manchester to Bristol with Megabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
    The earliest coach departing from Manchester to Bristol leaves at 05: 40. The last coach departing from Manchester to Bristol leaves at 23: 10. You can find the latest Manchester to Bristol coach times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    If you book a coach ticket to Bristol from Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £12 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets to Bristol from Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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