Cheap bus tickets from Plymouth to Manchester

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Cheapest

£43

Average

£47

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 Plymouth to Manchester will cost around £ 47 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 43.

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12:15Plymouth8h00 20:15Manchester, Coach Station
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£431One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:10Plymouth9h15 18:25Manchester, Coach Station
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£431One-way
05:25Plymouth8h50 14:15Manchester, Coach Station
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£451One-way
06:55Plymouth10h20 17:15Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£461One-way
15:30Plymouth9h45 01:15Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£591One-way

Bus Timetable Plymouth to Manchester

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05:25Plymouth8h50 14:15Manchester, Coach Station
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06:55Plymouth10h20 17:15Manchester, Coach Station
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09:10Plymouth9h15 18:25Manchester, Coach Station
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12:15Plymouth8h00 20:15Manchester, Coach Station
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15:30Plymouth9h45 01:15Manchester, Coach Station
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Wed
8 Dec
£197Cross Country
£43National Express
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Thu
9 Dec
£163Cross Country
£21National Express
£104Loganair
Fri
10 Dec
£197Cross Country
£44National Express
£189Loganair
Sat
11 Dec
£97Cross Country
£43National Express
£121Loganair
Sun
12 Dec
£97Cross Country
£22National Express
£189Loganair
Mon
13 Dec
£199Great Western Railway
£19National Express
£94Loganair
Tue
14 Dec
£199Great Western Railway
£19National Express
£104Loganair
Wed
15 Dec
£196Great Western Railway
£41National Express
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Thu
16 Dec
£196Great Western Railway
£41National Express
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Fri
17 Dec
£197Great Western Railway
£46National Express
£168Loganair
Sat
18 Dec
£97Cross Country
£46National Express
£103Loganair
Sun
19 Dec
£96Cross Country
£46National Express
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Mon
20 Dec
£196Cross Country
£46National Express
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Tue
21 Dec
£198Great Western Railway
£29National Express
£122Loganair
Wed
22 Dec
£198Cross Country
£38National Express
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Thu
23 Dec
£198Great Western Railway
£35National Express
£122Loganair
Fri
24 Dec
£198Cross Country
£25National Express
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26 Dec
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£70National Express
£103Loganair
Mon
27 Dec
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£35National Express
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Bus times from Plymouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 8 Dec

Fastest Journey

8 h

Average

9 h 14 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

370 km

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

Fastest
12:15Plymouth8h00 20:15Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£431One-way
2nd Fastest
05:25Plymouth8h50 14:15Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£451One-way
09:10Plymouth9h15 18:25Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£431One-way
15:30Plymouth9h45 01:15Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£591One-way
06:55Plymouth10h20 17:15Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£461One-way

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Overview: Coach from Plymouth to Manchester

distanceDistance229 miles (369 km)
durationAverage coach duration8 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£33 (€38)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Plymouth to Manchester cover the 229 miles (369 km) long route taking on average 8 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £19, but the average price of coach tickets is £33. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Coach companies

National Express coaches from Plymouth to Manchester

For as little as £19 you can travel by coach between Plymouth and Manchester with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a coach from Plymouth to Manchester, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express coach, you can expect to travel 229 miles (369 km) between Plymouth and Manchester and pay as low as £19 if you book in advance.

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 Plymouth to Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express coach timetable between Plymouth and Manchester, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap coach tickets on Omio today!

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from Plymouth to Manchester and when travelling by coach:

  • 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.

Coaches from Plymouth to Manchester

Plymouth and Manchester are approximately 300 miles apart. Those wishing to visit the northern hub from the south-west coast can make use of regular National Express services. With five departures per day, of which two are direct, passengers can expect to arrive in Manchester in as little as eight hours 30 minutes. It is worth noting that in this case, the fastest journey is an indirect route requiring one change at Birmingham.

Which coach companies travel from Plymouth to Manchester?

All services between Plymouth and Manchester are offered by National Express. The largest operator of coaches across the UK, National Express has a high standard of travel. While on board, passengers can take advantage of the comfortable, spacious seating, free WiFi and charging sockets. All passengers have a luggage allowance of two 20 kg cases, which can be stored in the hold.

How long is the coach from Plymouth to Manchester?

The fastest service between Plymouth and Manchester is the indirect National Express service, which takes eight hours 30 minutes. The fastest direct service takes just five minutes more. Whenever passengers decide to travel, they should be able to complete the journey in under nine hours.

How many coaches are there from Plymouth to Manchester?

On any given day, passengers can expect to choose from five departures to Manchester from Plymouth. Two of these services are direct, while the other three require one change at Birmingham. The frequency of departures does not change over the weekend, though the first coach leaves Plymouth 15 minutes later.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Plymouth to Manchester?

Departure coach station: All services depart from Plymouth Coach Station, located in the heart of the city centre on Armada Way. Those driving can reach the station via Mayflower Street and make use of the large car park nearby. Those arriving by train will find the coach station less than half a mile away. Station amenities include real-time passenger departure screens, food and drink options, cycle stands and a waiting room.

Arrival coach station: Passengers will alight their coach at Manchester Coach Station. Found in the centre of town, the station is a short 10-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly Train Station, where passengers can find onward travel. The coach station is accessible by numerous bus and tram routes. Station facilities include a seated waiting lounge, toilets, luggage storage and food and drink options.

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FAQs
How much do cheap coaches to Manchester from Plymouth cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach from Plymouth to Manchester for as little as £19  in the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Plymouth to Manchester?
If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Plymouth to Manchester coach to cost on average £34  one way.
What is the distance from Plymouth to Manchester via coach?
The coach distance from Plymouth to Manchester is around 229 miles (369 km).
How long does it take from Plymouth to Manchester by coach?
On average the coach from Plymouth to Manchester duration is 8 h 10 min  for the 229 miles (369 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by coach from Plymouth to Manchester, which coach station in Plymouth do I depart from and which coach station in Manchester do I arrive in?

There are a few coach stations in Plymouth to start your route from including Plymouth, Plymouth, Viaduct and Plymouth, Marsh Mills. In Manchester you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Plymouth   and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Where is the departure coach station in Plymouth located? Where is the arrival coach station in Manchester located?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Plymouth and travel around 0.5 miles (754 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.

What coach companies offer a service to Manchester from Plymouth?
For the best Plymouth to Manchester coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Plymouth and Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
When should I book Plymouth Manchester coach tickets to score the best deals?
If you buy Plymouth to Manchester coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £34. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Plymouth and Manchester. Look out for coach tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.