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Coach Information from Manchester to Stansted

distanceDistance149 miles (240 km)
durationAverage coach duration5 h 35 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£28 (€31)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Manchester to Stansted cover the 149 miles (240 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 35 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 £25, but the average price of coach tickets is £28. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Stansted, London Stansted Airport.

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Manchester to Stansted with National Express

You can travel by coach from Manchester to Stansted with National Express for as low as £25. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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 - Stansted 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: £25

National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach between Manchester and Stansted are the following:

  • 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

Buses from Manchester to Stansted
Take the bus to Stansted 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 Stansted.
FAQs
How much do cheap coaches from Manchester to Stansted cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between Manchester and Stansted for the next 7 days starting from £25  one way.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Manchester to Stansted on average?
If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Stansted coach to cost on average £28  one way.
What is the distance between Manchester and Stansted by coach?
The distance to Stansted from Manchester by coach is approximately 149 miles (240 km).
How long is the coach journey from Manchester to Stansted?
On average the coach from Manchester to Stansted duration is 5 h 35 min  for the 149 miles (240 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which coach station from Manchester to Stansted do I depart from? Which Stansted coach station from Manchester do I arrive in?

There are a few coach stations in Manchester to start your trip from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. In Stansted you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Stansted, London Stansted Airport and London, Stansted Airport Coach Station.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Stansted, London Stansted Airport.

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

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Stansted, London Stansted Airport, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre.

What coach companies offer a service between Manchester and Stansted?
Take the Manchester to Stansted coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip to Stansted from Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first coach from Manchester to Stansted? When can I take the last coach for the day?
The earliest coach departing from Manchester to Stansted leaves at 07: 45. The last coach departing from Manchester to Stansted leaves at 17: 15. You can find the latest Manchester to Stansted coach times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book coach tickets to Stansted from Manchester for the best deals?
If you book a coach ticket to Stansted from Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £28 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets from Manchester to Stansted are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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