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.
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3 h 40 m
4 h 49 m
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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.
|Distance||140 miles (226 km)|
|Average coach duration||3 h 40 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£12 (€14)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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