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 Oxford to Manchester will cost around £ 27 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 18.
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Of the 9 buses that leave Oxford for Manchester every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 203 km distance in an average of 5 h 2 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h .
The slowest buses will take 6 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||126 miles (203 km)|
|Average coach duration||4 h 20 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£15 (€17)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Oxford to Manchester cover the 126 miles (203 km) long route taking on average 4 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £14, but the average price of coach tickets is £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
Find the best coaches between Oxford and Manchester with Omio's travel partners National Express from £14. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best 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 from Oxford to Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach between Oxford and Manchester:
National Express offers direct and indirect buses from Oxford to Manchester. The direct service leaves Oxford in the early afternoon, taking just under seven hours to reach Manchester. There are several additional indirect services requiring a change at Milton Keynes Coachway or Birmingham Coach Station. Overnight and late evening departures offer the fastest journey times, reaching Manchester in under five hours. Buses from Oxford to Manchester depart from Oxford Bus Station, on the western edge of the town centre, arriving at the central Manchester Coach Station, near Piccadilly rail station.
When taking a coach from Oxford, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5), Oxford, Bus Station, Gloucester Green and Oxford, Railway Station (Stop R4). When you arrive in Manchester, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Oxford to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Oxford, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Oxford.
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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