Southampton to Manchester bus

Fri, 31 May
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Cheap coach tickets from Southampton to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 31 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Megabus
10:505h30
Southampton
16:20Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
£331One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Megabus
10:555h25
Southampton
16:20Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
£331One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
09:056h05
Southampton
15:10Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
£371One-way
0 changes
Megabus
10:554h45
Southampton
15:40Manchester, Airport
£391One-way
0 changes
Megabus
10:504h50
Southampton
15:40Manchester, Airport
£391One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableSouthampton to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Friday, 31 May
Megabus
09:055h25
Southampton
14:30Manchester, Airport
0 changes
Megabus
09:056h05
Southampton
15:10Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
0 changes
Megabus
09:205h50
Southampton
15:10Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
0 changes
Megabus
09:205h10
Southampton
14:30Manchester, Airport
0 changes
Megabus
10:505h30
Southampton
16:20Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
0 changes
Megabus
10:504h50
Southampton
15:40Manchester, Airport
0 changes
Megabus
10:554h45
Southampton
15:40Manchester, Airport
0 changes
Megabus
10:555h25
Southampton
16:20Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
0 changes

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Bus times from Southampton to Manchester

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Fastest Journey

4 h 45 m

Average

5 h 22 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

292 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Southampton for Manchester every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Megabus
10:554h45
Southampton
15:40Manchester, Airport
£391One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Megabus
10:504h50
Southampton
15:40Manchester, Airport
£391One-way
0 changes
Megabus
09:205h10
Southampton
14:30Manchester, Airport
£431One-way
0 changes
Megabus
09:055h25
Southampton
14:30Manchester, Airport
£431One-way
0 changes
Megabus
10:555h25
Southampton
16:20Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
£331One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from Southampton to Manchester

distanceDistance181 miles
durationAverage coach duration5 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£27 (€30)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus or National Express

Coaches from Southampton to Manchester cover the 181 miles long trip taking on average 5 h 10 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £15, but the average price of coach tickets is £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Airport Parkway and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: Megabus and National Express Southampton to Manchester

You can travel by coach to Manchester from Southampton with Megabus and National Express for as low as £18. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best 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 Southampton - 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.

Coach information from Southampton to Manchester with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 14 h
  • Cheapest Price: £19

FAQs: Southampton to Manchester coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Southampton 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 Southampton to Manchester.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Southampton to Manchester can start from as little as £15 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Southampton to Manchester is £27; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The coach time to Manchester from Southampton is on average 5 h 10 min   for the 181 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Manchester from Southampton by coach can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Southampton to Manchester leaves at 04: 45. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Southampton to Manchester leaves at 22: 20.
There is 1 coach a day from Southampton to Manchester which require at least one change with Megabus or National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
For the best Southampton to Manchester coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Megabus or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Southampton and Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Southampton, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Southampton Airport Parkway, Southampton, Coach Station and Southampton, University. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your route in coach stations like Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and Manchester, Airport.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Southampton Airport Parkway, which is located around 4.3 miles (6.9 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.

The cheapest month to travel from Southampton to Manchester by coach is January.
You have options as you can travel from Southampton to Manchester 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.
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