Manchester to Colchester bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Manchester to Colchester

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Manchester to Colchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

National Express
06:459h00
Manchester
15:45Colchester
£171One-way
0 changes
National Express
15:0010h10
Manchester
01:10Colchester
£261One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableManchester to Colchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 April
National Express
06:459h00
Manchester
15:45Colchester
0 changes
National Express
15:0010h10
Manchester
01:10Colchester
0 changes

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Bus times from Manchester to Colchester

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Fastest Journey

9 h

Average

9 h 35 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

276 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Manchester for Colchester every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

National Express
06:459h00
Manchester
15:45Colchester
£171One-way
0 changes
National Express
15:0010h10
Manchester
01:10Colchester
£261One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Colchester

distanceDistance171 miles
durationAverage coach duration8 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£31 (€34)
frequencyCoach frequency3 a day
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Manchester to Colchester cover the 171 miles long trip taking on average 8 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there are 3 coaches operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £31, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Colchester, East Hill / High Street.

Coach companies: National Express Manchester to Colchester

You can travel by coach from Manchester to Colchester with National Express for as low as £17. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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 - Colchester 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.

Manchester to Colchester coach information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: £17
  • National Express frequency: 3 a day

FAQs: Manchester to Colchester coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Manchester to Colchester with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Colchester.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Manchester to Colchester can start from as little as £17 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Manchester to Colchester is £31; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester to Colchester coach travel time is 8 h 45 min   for the 171 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Manchester to Colchester leaves at 06: 45. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Manchester to Colchester leaves at 23: 40.
There are 3 coaches a day from Manchester to Colchester which require at least one change with National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
For the best Manchester to Colchester coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services to Colchester from Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Manchester, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and Manchester, Airport. When arriving in Colchester, you can end your trip in coach stations like Colchester, East Hill / High Street and Colchester, Stanwell Street.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Colchester, East Hill / High Street, located 0.5 miles (820 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a coach from Manchester to Colchester is January.
You have options as you can travel between Manchester and Colchester 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.
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