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Cheap coach tickets from Oxford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 15 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Megabus
12:453h35
Oxford
16:20Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
£221One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
12:452h55
Oxford
15:40Manchester, Airport
£251One-way
0 changes
Megabus
10:454h25
Oxford
15:10Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
£261One-way
0 changes
Megabus
10:453h45
Oxford
14:30Manchester, Airport
£261One-way
0 changes
National Express
17:454h40
Oxford
22:25Manchester, Coach Station
£311One-way
1 change

Bus timetableOxford to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Monday, 15 July
National Express
00:455h15
Oxford
06:00Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
09:304h50
Oxford
14:20Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
Megabus
10:454h25
Oxford
15:10Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
0 changes
Megabus
10:453h45
Oxford
14:30Manchester, Airport
0 changes
Megabus
12:453h35
Oxford
16:20Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
0 changes
Megabus
12:452h55
Oxford
15:40Manchester, Airport
0 changes
National Express
14:105h25
Oxford
19:35Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
15:405h40
Oxford
21:20Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
16:255h35
Oxford
22:00Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
17:454h40
Oxford
22:25Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
18:505h05
Oxford
23:55Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
19:005h25
Oxford
00:25Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
20:305h15
Oxford
01:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
22:307h15
Oxford
05:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
23:406h20
Oxford
06:00Manchester, Coach Station
1 change

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Bus times from Oxford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 15 Jul

Fastest Journey

2 h 55 m

Average

5 h 1 m

Buses per day

15

Distance

203 km

Of the 15 buses that leave Oxford for Manchester every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Megabus
12:452h55
Oxford
15:40Manchester, Airport
£251One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Megabus
12:453h35
Oxford
16:20Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
£221One-way
0 changes
Megabus
10:453h45
Oxford
14:30Manchester, Airport
£261One-way
0 changes
Megabus
10:454h25
Oxford
15:10Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
£261One-way
0 changes
National Express
17:454h40
Oxford
22:25Manchester, Coach Station
£311One-way
1 change

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Overview: Coach from Oxford to Manchester

distanceDistance126 miles
durationAverage coach duration3 h 35 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£25 (€28)
frequencyCoach frequency3 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 3 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus or National Express

Coaches from Oxford to Manchester cover the 126 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 35 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. Normally, there are 3 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £25, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Oxford, Gloucester Green Bus Station and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: Megabus and National Express Oxford to Manchester

Buy your official Megabus and National Express coach tickets between Oxford and Manchester from £7 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

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.

Oxford to Manchester coach information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: £18

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.

FAQs: Oxford to Manchester coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Oxford 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 Oxford to Manchester.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Oxford to Manchester can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Oxford to Manchester is £25; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Oxford to Manchester coach time is 3 h 35 min   covering the 126 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Oxford to Manchester leaves at 09: 45. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Oxford to Manchester leaves at 23: 10.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Oxford to Manchester without having to change trains with Megabus. There are 3 direct coaches from Oxford to Manchester each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Oxford to Manchester coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Megabus or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Oxford to Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Oxford, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Oxford, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford, Frideswide Square and Oxford, Railway Station (Stop R4). 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 Oxford, Gloucester Green Bus Station, which is located around 1.2 miles (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.

A trip to Manchester from Oxford is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a coach from Oxford to Manchester is July.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Oxford and Manchester including taking a train, coach or flight.

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