Timetable Manchester to Inverness

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02:20Manchester, Airport9h00 11:20Inverness, Bus Station
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02:45Manchester8h35 11:20Inverness, Bus Station
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12:50Manchester, Airport10h55 23:45Inverness, Bus Station
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13:20Manchester10h25 23:45Inverness, Bus Station
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The fastest buses from Manchester to Inverness

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Fastest Journey

8 h 35 m

Average

9 h 43 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

462 km

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

Fastest
02:45Manchester8h35 11:20Inverness, Bus Station
1 changes
£631One-way
2nd Fastest
02:20Manchester, Airport9h00 11:20Inverness, Bus Station
1 changes
£631One-way
13:20Manchester10h25 23:45Inverness, Bus Station
2 changes
£621One-way
12:50Manchester, Airport10h55 23:45Inverness, Bus Station
2 changes
£501One-way

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27 Jul
£121Scotrail
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28 Jul
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29 Jul
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£114Loganair
Fri
30 Jul
£120Scotrail
£38Megabus
£167Loganair
Sun
1 Aug
£68London North Eastern Railway
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£198Loganair
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2 Aug
£121Scotrail
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£168Loganair
Tue
3 Aug
£120Scotrail
£38Megabus
£124Loganair
Fri
6 Aug
£121First Transpennine Express
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£115Loganair
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7 Aug
£121First Transpennine Express
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Tue
10 Aug
£120Scotrail
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£84Loganair
Wed
11 Aug
£121Scotrail
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£125Loganair
Fri
13 Aug
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£70Loganair
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14 Aug
£120Scotrail
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15 Aug
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The cheapest buses from Manchester to Inverness

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Cheapest

£50

Average

£59

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 Inverness will cost around £ 59 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 50.

Cheapest
12:50Manchester, Airport10h55 23:45Inverness, Bus Station
2 changes
£501One-way
2nd Cheapest
13:20Manchester10h25 23:45Inverness, Bus Station
2 changes
£621One-way
02:45Manchester8h35 11:20Inverness, Bus Station
1 changes
£631One-way
02:20Manchester, Airport9h00 11:20Inverness, Bus Station
1 changes
£631One-way

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Coach Information from Manchester to Inverness

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
durationAverage coach duration10 h 25 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£41 (€45)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Manchester to Inverness cover the 286 miles (461 km) long journey taking on average 10 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 route for as low as £35, but the average price of coach tickets is £41. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bus Station, Farraline Park, Inverness.

Coach companies

National Express Manchester – Inverness

Travel between Manchester and Inverness from £35 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel between Manchester and Inverness? National Express is the UK’s leading coach company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express coach timetables and tickets available for the trip on Omio to find the best deals on coaches between Manchester and Inverness. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 286 miles (461 km) from Manchester to Inverness.

All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Manchester to Inverness coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

When you buy your National Express coach tickets from Manchester to Inverness don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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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Buses from Manchester to Inverness
Take the bus to Inverness 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 Inverness.
FAQs
How much do cheap coach tickets from Manchester to Inverness cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach between Manchester and Inverness for as little as £35  in the next 7 days.
How much does the coach from Manchester to Inverness cost on average?
The Manchester to Inverness coach ticket price is on average £41  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance between Manchester and Inverness by coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Manchester and Inverness via coach to be approximately 286 miles (461 km).
How long does it take from Manchester to Inverness by coach?
The coach time between Manchester and Inverness is on average 10 h 25 min  for the 286 miles (461 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Manchester to Inverness 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 Inverness?

When taking a coach from Manchester, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. When you arrive in Inverness, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Bus Station, Farraline Park, Inverness and Inverness, Bus Station.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Manchester Piccadilly   to Bus Station, Farraline Park, Inverness.

Where is the Manchester coach station located? Where is the Inverness coach station located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Inverness most often arrive at Bus Station, Farraline Park, Inverness and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Manchester to Inverness?
If you're looking for coaches from Manchester to Inverness, you can rely on National Express to get you to Inverness. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Manchester to Inverness trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest coach from Manchester to Inverness? What time is the last coach from Manchester to Inverness?
The first Manchester to Inverness coach departs at 11: 50   and the last coach from Manchester to Inverness leaves at 12: 20. Check out the most up-to-date Manchester to Inverness coach schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase coach tickets to Inverness from Manchester to score the best deals?
If you book a coach ticket from Manchester to Inverness within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £41 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets to Inverness from Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Inverness
Manchester (Coach Station)
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.