Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Cheltenham

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Cheapest

£17

Average

£23

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 Cheltenham will cost around £ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 17.

National Express
07:00Manchester4h25 11:25Cheltenham
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£171One-way
National Express
08:45Manchester4h40 13:25Cheltenham
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£181One-way
National Express
07:45Manchester4h40 12:25Cheltenham
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£221One-way
National Express
06:00Manchester4h25 10:25Cheltenham
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£231One-way
National Express
14:15Manchester5h05 19:20Cheltenham
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£381One-way

Bus Timetable Manchester to Cheltenham

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National Express
06:00Manchester4h25 10:25Cheltenham
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National Express
07:00Manchester4h25 11:25Cheltenham
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National Express
07:45Manchester4h40 12:25Cheltenham
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National Express
08:45Manchester4h40 13:25Cheltenham
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National Express
14:15Manchester5h05 19:20Cheltenham
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Tue
24 May
£42Cross Country
£17National Express
Wed
25 May
£42Cross Country
£18National Express
Thu
26 May
£64Cross Country
£12Megabus
Fri
27 May
£62Cross Country
£15Megabus
Sat
28 May
£34Cross Country
£14Megabus
Sun
29 May
£42Cross Country
£14Megabus
Mon
30 May
£42Cross Country
£14Megabus

Bus times from Manchester to Cheltenham

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Fastest Journey

4 h 25 m

Average

4 h 39 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

176 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Manchester for Cheltenham every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 176 km distance in an average of 4 h 39 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 25 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

National Express
07:00Manchester4h25 11:25Cheltenham
0 changes
£171One-way
National Express
06:00Manchester4h25 10:25Cheltenham
0 changes
£231One-way
National Express
08:45Manchester4h40 13:25Cheltenham
0 changes
£181One-way
National Express
07:45Manchester4h40 12:25Cheltenham
0 changes
£221One-way
National Express
14:15Manchester5h05 19:20Cheltenham
0 changes
£381One-way

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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Cheltenham

distanceDistance109 miles (176 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£14 (€16)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesMegabus or National Express

Coaches from Manchester to Cheltenham cover the 109 miles (176 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £14, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Cheltenham, Racecourse (Greenbelt Festival).

Coach companies: National Express Manchester to Cheltenham

National Express coaches will get you from Manchester to Cheltenham from £12. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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 - Cheltenham 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: £17

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 Cheltenham:

  • 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.

Travel Tips: Coach to Cheltenham from Manchester

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FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest coach to Cheltenham from Manchester?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach between Manchester and Cheltenham for as little as £12  in the next 7 days.

What is the average price of coach tickets from Manchester to Cheltenham?

The Manchester to Cheltenham coach ticket price is on average £14  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.

What is the distance by coach from Manchester to Cheltenham?

The coach distance from Manchester to Cheltenham is around 109 miles (176 km).

How long does it take from Manchester to Cheltenham by coach?

The coach time between Manchester and Cheltenham is on average 3 h 20 min  for the 109 miles (176 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cheltenham from Manchester by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure coach station in Manchester and arrival coach station in Cheltenham?

When departing from Manchester, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. When arriving in Cheltenham, you can end your trip in coach stations like Cheltenham, Racecourse (Greenbelt Festival), Cheltenham, Clarence Street arrival (Stop 30) and Cheltenham, Gloucester Road / Princess Elizabeth Way.

Omio customers book a coach from Manchester Piccadilly   to Cheltenham, Racecourse (Greenbelt Festival)   most frequently for this route.

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

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 Cheltenham, Racecourse (Greenbelt Festival), located 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the city centre.

Which coach companies can take me between Manchester and Cheltenham?

For the best Manchester to Cheltenham coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Megabus or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services to Cheltenham from Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.

When can I take the first coach from Manchester to Cheltenham? When can I take the last coach for the day?

You can take the first coach from Manchester to Cheltenham at 06: 00   or take the last coach from Manchester to Cheltenham leaving at 16: 30. Look for the latest Manchester Cheltenham coach times on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this route.

How early should I purchase coach tickets from Manchester to Cheltenham to score the best deals?

If you book a coach ticket between Manchester and Cheltenham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £14 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between Manchester and Cheltenham are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.