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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7 h 46 m
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Of the 3 buses that leave Swindon for Manchester every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||134 miles (216 km)|
|Average coach duration||5 h|
|Average coach ticket price||£16 (€18)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Swindon to Manchester cover the 134 miles (216 km) long journey taking on average 5 h with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £16, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Swindon and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
For as little as £16 you can travel by coach from Swindon to Manchester with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this 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 Swindon - 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.
Buses from Swindon to Manchester are provided by National Express and most journeys involve one or two changes, for example at Bristol and Birmingham. Departing from Swindon's main bus station on 7 New Bridge Close, the earliest bus is around 7:15 a.m. and takes roughly 6.5 hours to reach Manchester, including a change. The last bus departs at just after 10:00 a.m., arriving into Manchester in the evening. There are 1 to 3 buses from Swindon to Manchester a day, seven days a week, and journeys can take up to 9 hours 15 minutes. All services arrive at Manchester's Central Coach Station on Chorlton Steet.
When taking a coach from Swindon, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Swindon, Swindon, Bus Station (New Bridge Close) and Swindon, Stratton Cross Roads (Cricklade Rd). When you arrive in Manchester, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Swindon to Manchester, Coach Station.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Swindon, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre of Swindon.
The most popular arrival coach station, Manchester, Coach Station, is located 0.2 miles (343 m) away from the city centre of Manchester.
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