Reading to Manchester coach

Cheap bus tickets from Reading to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Cheapest

£21

Average

£24

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.

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01:05Reading4h30 05:35Manchester, Airport
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£211One-way
Cheapest
01:05Reading4h55 06:00Manchester
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£211One-way
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12:45Reading4h35 17:20Manchester
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£251One-way
20:40Reading4h05 00:45Manchester, Airport
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£261One-way
20:40Reading4h35 01:15Manchester
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£261One-way

Bus Timetable Reading to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 August
01:05Reading4h30 05:35Manchester, Airport
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01:05Reading4h55 06:00Manchester
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12:45Reading4h35 17:20Manchester
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20:40Reading4h05 00:45Manchester, Airport
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20:40Reading4h35 01:15Manchester
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Bus times from Reading to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Fastest Journey

4 h 5 m

Average

4 h 32 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

241 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Reading for Manchester every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
20:40Reading4h05 00:45Manchester, Airport
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£261One-way
2nd Fastest
01:05Reading4h30 05:35Manchester, Airport
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£211One-way
12:45Reading4h35 17:20Manchester
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£251One-way
20:40Reading4h35 01:15Manchester
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£261One-way
01:05Reading4h55 06:00Manchester
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£211One-way

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Overview: Coach from Reading to Manchester

distanceDistance149 miles
durationAverage coach duration4 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£21 (€24)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Megabus or National Express

Coaches from Reading to Manchester cover the 149 miles long route taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Megabus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £21, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus Reading to Manchester

You can travel by coach to Manchester from Reading with National Express and FlixBus for as low as £17. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    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 to Manchester from Reading, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      Travel Tips: Coach to Manchester from Reading

      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 Reading to Manchester.
      FAQs
      Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches from Reading to Manchester to cost as little as £17  in the next 7 days.
      If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Reading to Manchester coach prices are on average £21  one way.
      The distance from Reading to Manchester by coach is approximately 149 miles.
      While the time it takes to travel 149 miles to Manchester from Reading can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Reading to Manchester is on average 4 h 5 min.

      Some of the Reading coach stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading), Reading, RBH Main Entrance and Reading, Station Road (Stop SD). Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Manchester include Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

      When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Reading   and arriving in Manchester, Coach Station.

      The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Reading, is located 0.2 miles (420 m) from the city centre of Reading.

      The most popular arrival coach station, Manchester, Coach Station, is located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre of Manchester.

      For the best Reading to Manchester coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, Megabus or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Reading and Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
      Yes, you can find a direct coach between Reading and Manchester with Megabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
      You can take the first coach from Reading to Manchester at 10: 45   or take the last coach from Reading to Manchester leaving at 19: 40. Look for the latest Reading Manchester coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this trip.
      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 buy coach tickets from Reading to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £21 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your coach ticket from Reading to Manchester a few months in advance.

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