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Overview: Coach from Oxford to Manchester

distanceDistance126 miles (203 km)
durationAverage coach duration4 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£16 (€18)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Oxford to Manchester cover the 126 miles (203 km) long route taking on average 4 h with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £16, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Coach companies: National Express Oxford to Manchester

For as little as £15 you can travel by coach to Manchester from Oxford with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

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 Oxford - 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: £15

These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach between Oxford and Manchester:

  • 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.

Buses from Oxford to 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.

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FAQs

How much does a cheap coach between Oxford and Manchester cost?

You can find a cheap coach from Oxford to Manchester for some dates and times for as low as £15  one way in the next 7 days.

How much does the coach from Oxford to Manchester cost on average?

If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Oxford to Manchester coach prices are on average £16  one way.

What is the distance to Manchester from Oxford via coach?

The coach distance from Oxford to Manchester is around 126 miles (203 km).

How many hours does it take from Oxford to Manchester by coach?

On average the Oxford to Manchester coach time is 4 h  covering the 126 miles (203 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When travelling by coach from Oxford to Manchester, which coach station in Oxford do I depart from and which coach station in Manchester do I arrive in?

Some of the Oxford coach stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5), Oxford and Oxford, Bus Station, Gloucester Green. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Manchester include Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Oxford   and arriving in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Where do I find the Oxford coach station to Manchester? Where is the Manchester coach station?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Oxford and travel around 0.6 miles (997 m) from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and need to travel approximately 0.3 miles (489 m) from the coach station to the city centre in Manchester.

Which coach companies can get me from Oxford to Manchester?

Take the Oxford to Manchester coach with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip to Manchester from Oxford as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What are the first and last departure coach times from Oxford to Manchester?

The earliest coach departing from Oxford to Manchester leaves at 11: 00. The last coach departing from Oxford to Manchester leaves at 18: 30. You can find the latest Oxford to Manchester coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

When should I buy Oxford Manchester coach tickets to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this route and save money. If you buy coach tickets from Oxford to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £16 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your coach ticket from Oxford to Manchester a few months in advance.