Manchester to Southampton bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Manchester to Southampton

Showing times and prices for 15 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
National Express
13:307h40
Manchester, Coach Station
21:10Southampton, Coach Station
£311One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
12:406h05
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
18:45Southampton
£341One-way
0 changes
National Express
10:159h15
Manchester, Coach Station
19:30Southampton, Coach Station
£381One-way
1 change
National Express
17:458h45
Manchester, Coach Station
02:30Southampton, Coach Station
£381One-way
1 change
National Express
08:208h30
Manchester, Coach Station
16:50Southampton, Coach Station
£381One-way
1 change

Bus timetableManchester to Southampton

Showing buses for tomorrow, Monday, 15 July
National Express
02:459h15
Manchester, Coach Station
12:00Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
04:108h30
Manchester, Coach Station
12:40Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
05:158h25
Manchester, Coach Station
13:40Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
06:158h15
Manchester, Coach Station
14:30Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
07:158h15
Manchester, Coach Station
15:30Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
08:208h30
Manchester, Coach Station
16:50Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
10:008h00
Manchester, Coach Station
18:00Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
10:159h15
Manchester, Coach Station
19:30Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
Megabus
12:405h50
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
18:30Southampton
0 changes
Megabus
12:406h05
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
18:45Southampton
0 changes
Megabus
13:255h20
Manchester, Airport
18:45Southampton
0 changes
Megabus
13:255h05
Manchester, Airport
18:30Southampton
0 changes
National Express
13:307h40
Manchester, Coach Station
21:10Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
17:458h45
Manchester, Coach Station
02:30Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
23:4011h10
Manchester, Coach Station
10:50Southampton, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
23:4011h10
Manchester, Coach Station
10:50Southampton, Coach Station
1 change

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Bus times from Manchester to Southampton

Showing times and prices for 15 Jul

Fastest Journey

5 h 5 m

Average

8 h 5 m

Buses per day

16

Distance

292 km

Of the 16 buses that leave Manchester for Southampton every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Megabus
13:255h05
Manchester, Airport
18:30Southampton
£401One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Megabus
13:255h20
Manchester, Airport
18:45Southampton
£401One-way
0 changes
Megabus
12:405h50
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
18:30Southampton
£381One-way
0 changes
Megabus
12:406h05
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
18:45Southampton
£341One-way
0 changes
National Express
13:307h40
Manchester, Coach Station
21:10Southampton, Coach Station
£311One-way
1 change

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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Southampton

distanceDistance181 miles
durationAverage coach duration5 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£31 (€34)
frequencyCoach frequency2 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 2 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus or National Express

Coaches from Manchester to Southampton cover the 181 miles long route taking on average 5 h 5 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £31, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Southampton, Coach Station.

Coach companies: Megabus and National Express Manchester to Southampton

You can travel by coach to Southampton from Manchester with Megabus and National Express for as low as £7. 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 - Southampton 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.

Coach information from Manchester to Southampton with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: £16

FAQs: Manchester to Southampton coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Manchester to Southampton 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 Southampton.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Manchester to Southampton can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Manchester to Southampton is £31; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by coach from Manchester to Southampton is 5 h 5 min   to travel the 181 mile long route, with around there are 2 coaches per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Manchester to Southampton leaves at 04: 50. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Manchester to Southampton leaves at 23: 40.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Manchester to Southampton without having to change trains with Megabus. There are 2 direct coaches from Manchester to Southampton each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Manchester to Southampton 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 from Manchester to Southampton to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Manchester, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and Manchester, Airport. When arriving in Southampton, you can end your trip in coach stations like Southampton, Coach Station, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton, West Park Rd.

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 Southampton, Coach Station, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Manchester to Southampton by coach is July.
You have options as you can travel from Manchester to Southampton 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.
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