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3 h 27 m
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It's difficult to get from York to Manchester without changing at least once.
|Distance||57 miles (92 km)|
|Average coach duration||3 h 15 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£16 (€19)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from York to Manchester cover the 57 miles (92 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £15, but the average price of coach tickets is £16. Travellers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
You can travel by coach from York to Manchester with National Express for as low as £15. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
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 from York to Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Passengers can travel the 113 kilometres from York to Manchester on comfortable buses operated by National Express. They offer 3 daily departures, two in the morning and one in the afternoon. All involve a change of coach at Leeds. Some make calls at Bradford, others at Chadderton, New Moston, and Failsworth. The fastest travel time is 2 hours and 35 minutes.
Buses from York to Manchester depart from York Bus Station on Station Road, conveniently situated across from the train station. The major local operator is First York with services 5/5A, 6 and 59 stopping on Station Road. Also Yorkshire Coastliner buses arrive from major points in the county including Whitby, Scarborough and Bridlington. Central York is very pedestrian-friendly for passengers wishing to walk to the bus station. Also many taxis can be found at important city locations such as the train station, Blossom Street, and St Leonard’s Place.
A proud and indefatigable northern city, Manchester has something for everyone. Culture and history buffs will love the city’s museums, concert halls and galleries. Shoppers will find much to excite in boutiques and swank shopping centres. Party lovers will revel in a thriving nightlife scene with few peers. And as home to arguably the world’s most glamorous and high profile football team, Manchester, it’s a place of pilgrimage for soccer fans. Buses from York to Manchester terminate at Manchester Central Coach Station, on Chorlton Street near Piccadilly Train Station. Buses X40, X41 and X43 depart from outside the coach station as does Metroshuttle bus service line 1 and Centreline bus 4. Also nearby Piccadilly Gardens is the hub for most local bus routes and for trips to nearby cities including Bolton and Wigan.
When departing from York, you have various coach station options to start your route from including York, Train Station, York, Rail Station and York, Clifford Street. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your journey in coach stations like Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.
Omio customers book a coach from York to Manchester, Coach Station most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called York, is located 0.5 miles (790 m) from the city centre of York.
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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