Norwich to Manchester coach

Cheap bus tickets from Norwich to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 04 Jul

Cheapest

£33

Average

£42

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.

Cheapest
17:15Norwich, Bus Station12h40 05:55Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
£331One-way
Cheapest
05:00Norwich, Bus Station10h10 15:10Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
£331One-way
2nd Cheapest
13:00Norwich, Bus Station9h35 22:35Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
£441One-way
08:00Norwich, Bus Station9h10 17:10Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
£461One-way
10:30Norwich, Bus Station9h15 19:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
£461One-way

Bus Timetable Norwich to Manchester

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01:00Norwich, Bus Station11h00 12:00Manchester, Coach Station
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05:00Norwich, Bus Station10h10 15:10Manchester, Coach Station
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08:00Norwich, Bus Station9h10 17:10Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
10:30Norwich, Bus Station9h15 19:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
13:00Norwich, Bus Station9h35 22:35Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
17:15Norwich, Bus Station12h40 05:55Manchester, Coach Station
1 change

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Bus times from Norwich to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 04 Jul

Fastest Journey

9 h 10 m

Average

10 h 18 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

255 km

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

Fastest
08:00Norwich, Bus Station9h10 17:10Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
£461One-way
2nd Fastest
10:30Norwich, Bus Station9h15 19:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
£461One-way
13:00Norwich, Bus Station9h35 22:35Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
£441One-way
05:00Norwich, Bus Station10h10 15:10Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
£331One-way
01:00Norwich, Bus Station11h00 12:00Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
£501One-way

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Overview: Coach from Norwich to Manchester

distanceDistance157 miles (254 km)
durationAverage coach duration9 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£30 (€33)
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Norwich to Manchester cover the 157 miles (254 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 20 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 £26, but the average price of coach tickets is £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Norwich and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express Norwich to Manchester

For as little as £26 you can travel by coach from Norwich to Manchester with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this 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 Norwich - Manchester 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: £26

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.

Travel Tips: Coach to Manchester from Norwich

Take the bus to Manchester 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 Norwich to Manchester.
FAQs
You can find a cheap coach from Norwich to Manchester for some dates and times for as low as £26  one way in the next 7 days.
The Norwich to Manchester coach ticket price is on average £30  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Norwich to Manchester via coach to be approximately 157 miles (254 km).
The coach time from Norwich to Manchester is on average 9 h 20 min  for the 157 miles (254 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Norwich and Manchester by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few coach stations in Norwich to start your route from including Norwich, Bus Station, Norwich, Bus Station and Norwich, Norfolk Showground. In Manchester you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Norwich   and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Norwich, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Norwich. The most popular arrival coach station in Manchester, called Manchester, Coach Station, is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from its city centre.

For the best Norwich to Manchester coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Norwich to Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
The earliest coach for this trip departs from Norwich at 04: 45. The last coach leaves from Norwich at 16: 15. Check Omio for the latest coach times from Norwich to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase coach tickets from Norwich to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £30 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from Norwich to Manchester a few months in advance.

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