Plymouth to Manchester coach

Cheap bus tickets from Plymouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Cheapest

£17

Average

£36

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.

Flixbus
07:20Plymouth12h30 19:50Manchester
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£171One-way
National Express
04:25Plymouth8h50 13:15Manchester
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£251One-way
National Express
04:40Plymouth8h35 13:15Manchester
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£321One-way
National Express
08:10Plymouth9h15 17:25Manchester
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£351One-way
National Express
11:15Plymouth8h00 19:15Manchester
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£461One-way

Bus Timetable Plymouth to Manchester

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National Express
04:25Plymouth8h50 13:15Manchester
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National Express
04:40Plymouth8h35 13:15Manchester
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Flixbus
07:20Plymouth12h30 19:50Manchester
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National Express
08:10Plymouth9h15 17:25Manchester
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National Express
11:15Plymouth8h00 19:15Manchester
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National Express
14:45Plymouth9h30 00:15Manchester
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Bus times from Plymouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Fastest Journey

8 h

Average

9 h 26 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

370 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Plymouth for Manchester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

National Express
11:15Plymouth8h00 19:15Manchester
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£461One-way
National Express
04:40Plymouth8h35 13:15Manchester
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£321One-way
National Express
04:25Plymouth8h50 13:15Manchester
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£251One-way
National Express
08:10Plymouth9h15 17:25Manchester
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£351One-way
National Express
14:45Plymouth9h30 00:15Manchester
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£611One-way

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Overview: Coach from Plymouth to Manchester

distanceDistance229 miles (369 km)
durationAverage coach duration9 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£20 (€22)
frequencyCoach frequency2 a day
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesMegabus or National Express

Coaches from Plymouth to Manchester cover the 229 miles (369 km) long journey taking on average 9 h with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £14, but the average price of coach tickets is £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express Plymouth to Manchester

National Express coaches will get you from Plymouth to Manchester from £14. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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 Plymouth - 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.

Plymouth to Manchester coach information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 13 h 10 min
  • Average Price: £14
  • National Express frequency: 2 a day

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.

Travel Tips: Coach to Manchester from Plymouth

Take the bus to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Plymouth to Manchester.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets from Plymouth to Manchester for as low as £14  for the next 7 days.
The Plymouth to Manchester coach ticket price is on average £20  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
The coach distance from Plymouth to Manchester is around 229 miles (369 km).
While the time it takes to travel 229 miles (369 km) between Plymouth and Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Plymouth to Manchester is on average 9 h.

There are a few coach stations in Plymouth to start your trip from including Plymouth, Coach Station, Plymouth, University and Plymouth. In Manchester you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

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

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Plymouth, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre of Plymouth. The most popular arrival coach station in Manchester, called Manchester, Coach Station, is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from its city centre.

Take the Plymouth to Manchester coach with Megabus or National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip to Manchester from Plymouth as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 2 coaches a day from Plymouth to Manchester. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning coaches from Plymouth to Manchester, the first coach leaves at 04: 40. If you prefer late night coaches from Plymouth to Manchester, the last coach of the day leaves at 22: 05. Omio shows you the latest coach from Plymouth to Manchester times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase coach tickets between Plymouth and Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £20 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your coach ticket from Plymouth to Manchester a few months in advance.

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