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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Luton

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
durationAverage coach duration5 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£23 (€26)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Manchester to Luton cover the 134 miles (216 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £21, but the average price of coach tickets is £23. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Luton, Bus Station.

Coach companies

National Express Manchester to Luton

For as little as £21 you can travel by coach from Manchester to Luton with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

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 - Luton 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

These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach between Manchester and Luton:

  • 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.

Buses from Manchester to Luton

National Express runs a single direct bus between Manchester and Luton Airport, which departs just after midnight and arrives 4 hours and 40 minutes later. However, there are also indirect buses from Manchester to Luton that leave throughout the day. These services are quicker than the direct bus, with the fastest journey taking 4 hours 25 minutes. Buses from Manchester to Luton can also take over 6 hours. All indirect buses will involve a change at Milton Keynes, and all arrive just outside the airport's departure terminal.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest coach from Manchester to Luton?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach to Luton from Manchester for the next 7 days starting from £21  one way.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Manchester to Luton on average?
If you are looking to book your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Luton coach to cost on average £23  one way.
What is the distance between Manchester and Luton by coach?
The Manchester to Luton coach distance is approximately 134 miles (216 km).
How long is the coach journey to Luton from Manchester?
While the time it takes to travel 134 miles (216 km) from Manchester to Luton can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Manchester to Luton is on average 5 h 45 min.
What station does the Manchester to Luton coach leave from? Which Luton coach station do I come into from Manchester?

There are a few coach stations in Manchester to start your route from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. In Luton you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Luton, Bus Station, Luton, Galaxy Centre (Stop G3) and Luton, London Luton Airport.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Luton, Bus Station.

Where is the departure coach station in Manchester located? Where is the arrival coach station in Luton located?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Luton, Bus Station and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (342 m) from the coach station to the city centre in Luton.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Manchester to Luton?
For the route from Manchester to Luton you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Manchester to Luton on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I buy a direct coach from Manchester to Luton?
Yes, you can find a direct coach from Manchester to Luton with National Express  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
When should I book Manchester Luton coach tickets to score the best deals?
If you book Manchester to Luton coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £23. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches from Manchester to Luton. Look out for coach tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.