The cheapest buses from Manchester to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Cheapest

£31

Average

£31

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.

The average ticket from Manchester to Cambridge will cost around £ 31 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 31.

Cheapest
12:15Manchester, Coach Station6h45 19:00Cambridge
1 changes
£311One-way

Timetable Manchester to Cambridge

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12:15Manchester, Coach Station6h45 19:00Cambridge
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Thu
28 Oct
£91First Transpennine Express
£31National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£91London North Eastern Railway
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Sat
30 Oct
£57
£33National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£49Cross Country
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Mon
1 Nov
£46
£26National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£42
£21National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£41
£21National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£42
£24National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£46
£22National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£52
£24National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£54Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
Mon
8 Nov
£42
£21National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£36
£23National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£32
£23National Express
Fri
12 Nov
£42
£23National Express
Sat
13 Nov
£52
£24National Express
Tue
16 Nov
£36
£23National Express

The fastest buses from Manchester to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Fastest Journey

6 h 45 m

Average

6 h 45 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

213 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester to Cambridge without changing at least once.

Fastest
12:15Manchester, Coach Station6h45 19:00Cambridge
1 changes
£311One-way

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Coach Information to Cambridge from Manchester

distanceDistance131 miles (212 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 25 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£29 (€32)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Manchester to Cambridge cover the 131 miles (212 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £21, but the average price of coach tickets is £29. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road.

Coach companies

National Express coaches from Manchester to Cambridge

Travel between Manchester and Cambridge from £21 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

National Express

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 - Cambridge 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.

  • Average Price: £21

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

  • 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
What is the cost of cheap coaches to Cambridge from Manchester?
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches from Manchester to Cambridge to cost as little as £21  in the next 7 days.
How much does the coach from Manchester to Cambridge cost on average?
If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Cambridge coach to cost on average £29  one way.
How many miles is it from Manchester to Cambridge by coach?
The distance between Manchester and Cambridge by coach is approximately 131 miles (212 km).
How long is the coach to Cambridge from Manchester?
The Manchester to Cambridge coach duration is on average 6 h 25 min, which is to be expected when travelling 131 miles (212 km) between Manchester and Cambridge. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by coach from Manchester to Cambridge, which coach station in Manchester do I depart from and which coach station in Cambridge do I arrive in?

When taking the coach to Cambridge from Manchester, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. Your route can end in coach stations such as Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road, Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway and Cambridge, Jesus College.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road.

Where is the coach station in Manchester to go to Cambridge? Where is the coach station in Cambridge 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 Cambridge, called Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city centre.

Which coach companies can take me between Manchester and Cambridge?
For the trip from Manchester to Cambridge you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between Manchester and Cambridge on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When is the earliest coach from Manchester to Cambridge? When is the last coach from Manchester to Cambridge?
You can take the first coach from Manchester to Cambridge at 11: 15   or take the last coach from Manchester to Cambridge leaving at 12: 15. Look for the latest Manchester Cambridge coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this route.
How far in advance should I purchase coach tickets to Cambridge from Manchester 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 book coach tickets between Manchester and Cambridge within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £29 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from Manchester to Cambridge a few months in advance.

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