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.
The average ticket from Norwich to Manchester will cost around £ 29 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 21.
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It's difficult to get from Norwich to Manchester without changing at least once.
|Distance||157 miles (254 km)|
|Average coach duration||9 h|
|Average coach ticket price||£20 (€22)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Norwich to Manchester cover the 157 miles (254 km) long journey taking on average 9 h with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £20, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Norwich and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
Find the best coaches between Norwich and Manchester with Omio's travel partners National Express from £15. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
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 between Norwich and Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach between Norwich and Manchester are the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When departing from Norwich, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Norwich, Bus Station, Norwich, University of East Anglia and Norwich, Bus Station. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your journey in coach stations like Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
Omio customers book a coach from Norwich to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Norwich, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Norwich.
The most popular arrival coach station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Manchester.
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