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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4 h 5 m
4 h 32 m
Buses per day
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.
|Average coach duration||4 h 5 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£21 (€24)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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