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Cheap coach tickets from Norwich to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 17 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
National Express
16:159h30
Norwich, Bus Station
01:45Manchester, Coach Station
£241One-way
1 change
Cheapest
National Express
06:309h20
Norwich, Bus Station
15:50Manchester, Coach Station
£241One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
National Express
12:009h20
Norwich, Bus Station
21:20Manchester, Coach Station
£311One-way
1 change
National Express
09:309h30
Norwich, Bus Station
19:00Manchester, Coach Station
£321One-way
1 change
National Express
07:1510h25
Norwich, Bus Station
17:40Manchester, Coach Station
£651One-way
2 changes

Bus timetableNorwich to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 July
National Express
06:309h20
Norwich, Bus Station
15:50Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
07:1510h25
Norwich, Bus Station
17:40Manchester, Coach Station
2 changes
National Express
09:309h30
Norwich, Bus Station
19:00Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
12:009h20
Norwich, Bus Station
21:20Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
16:159h30
Norwich, Bus Station
01:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 change

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Bus times from Norwich to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 17 Jul

Fastest Journey

9 h 20 m

Average

9 h 37 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

255 km

To travel from Norwich to Manchester you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
National Express
12:009h20
Norwich, Bus Station
21:20Manchester, Coach Station
£311One-way
1 change
Fastest
National Express
06:309h20
Norwich, Bus Station
15:50Manchester, Coach Station
£241One-way
1 change
2nd Fastest
National Express
16:159h30
Norwich, Bus Station
01:45Manchester, Coach Station
£241One-way
1 change
2nd Fastest
National Express
09:309h30
Norwich, Bus Station
19:00Manchester, Coach Station
£321One-way
1 change
National Express
07:1510h25
Norwich, Bus Station
17:40Manchester, Coach Station
£651One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Coach from Norwich to Manchester

distanceDistance157 miles
durationAverage coach duration5 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£28 (€32)
frequencyCoach frequency2 a day
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Norwich to Manchester cover the 157 miles long journey taking on average 5 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £28, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £4. Travellers depart most frequently from Norwich, Bus Station and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express and Megabus Norwich to Manchester

Buy your official National Express and Megabus coach tickets from Norwich to Manchester from £4 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach to Manchester from Norwich, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Coach information from Norwich to Manchester with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: £18

Coaches from Norwich to Manchester

The journey between the historic East Anglian university town of Norwich and the northern metropolis of Manchester takes around 10 hours by coach on average. Most buses leave in the morning and arrive in the early to late evening, with departures every few hours before noon. In addition, there's usually a late coach for those who wish to travel overnight.

Which coach companies travel from Norwich to Manchester?

The route from Norwich and Manchester is operated by National Express. There are currently no other options for travelling by coach between these two cities.

How long is the coach from Norwich to Manchester?

Travel times between Norwich and Manchester generally vary from eight hours 45 minutes to just under 11 hours. Passengers have to change once or twice on some early morning coaches. Contrary to what one might expect, journeys are slightly quicker at the weekend, with travellers saving between ten minutes and half an hour depending on when they leave.

How many coaches are there from Norwich to Manchester?

There are usually around seven coaches travelling between Norwich and Manchester every day. Most of these depart in the morning, from as early as 5:00 a.m. until just after lunch. Then there's generally nothing until the final coach of the day at around 6:30 p.m. There is much the same pattern throughout the week, with little or no variation for Saturdays and Sundays.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Norwich to Manchester?

Departure coach station: Recently treated to an award-winning £5-million refurbishment, Norwich bus station is located in the heart of the city centre between Surrey Street and Queens Road. As well as the standard facilities, it has a baby changing area and a cafe that's open six days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It's regularly serviced by several local bus operators.

Arrival coach station: Open 24 hours a day, Manchester Coach Station Chorlton Street (also known as Manchester Central Coach Station) is situated opposite the Richmond Tea Rooms and a few minutes' walk from Canal Street and sights like the Turing Monument. Its wide array of facilities include a coffee shop, newsagents, a diner and charging points for smartphones and mobile devices.

FAQs: Norwich to Manchester coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Norwich to Manchester 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 Norwich to Manchester.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Norwich to Manchester can start from as little as £4 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Norwich to Manchester is £28; 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 Norwich to Manchester is 5 h 45 min   to travel the 157 mile long route, with around there are 2 coaches per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Norwich to Manchester leaves at 05: 30. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Norwich to Manchester leaves at 16: 15.
There are 2 coaches a day from Norwich to Manchester which require at least one change with National Express or Megabus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
For the best Norwich to Manchester coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Norwich to Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Norwich, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Norwich, Bus Station, Norwich, University of East Anglia and Norwich, Bus Station. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your trip in coach stations like Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and Manchester, Airport.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Norwich, Bus Station, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Manchester, Coach Station, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a coach from Norwich to Manchester is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Norwich to Manchester including taking a train or coach.

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