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LON — MAN
Apr 21 — Apr 281
1 adult
Sun 4/21

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2h 40m
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3h 05m
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With transfers
2h 35m
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3h 20m
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3h 25m
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2h 55m
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London to Manchester bus information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and bus companies that offer buses from London to Manchester

Round-trip from

$5

One-way from

$3

Avg travel time

4h 45m

Popular bus line

FlixBus
Bus tickets from London to Manchester found within the last 3 days start at $5 round-trip
The cheapest one-way bus ticket starts at $3. This price was found within the last 3 days.
The average bus ride from London to Manchester is 4h 45m
FlixBus and National Express service this route

London Bus Station Directory

Location of major bus stations in London
London Fernbrook Crescent (stop Y)London, 51.45155, 0.00158
London Queens Road Car ParkLondon, 51.42191, -0.2033521
London Fulham Road Beaufort StreetLondon, 51.4876, -0.1784574
London Belvedere RoadLondon, 51.50454, -0.11677
London Marble ArchLondon, 51.513622, -0.1575409
London Hilton HotelLondon, 51.505123, -0.1520459

Manchester Bus Station Directory

Location of major bus stations in Manchester
Manchester Salford for QuaysManchester, 53.477814, -2.275994
Manchester Oldham RoadManchester, 53.49521, -2.21205
Manchester Old Trafford StadiumManchester, 53.463142, -2.293427
Manchester Wythenshawe InterchangeManchester, 53.38026, -2.26428
Manchester Three ArrowsManchester, 53.538025, -2.240151
Manchester Princess RoadManchester, 53.441856, -2.24409

Book round-trip bus tickets from London to Manchester

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip bus tickets from London to Manchester that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
FlixBus
May 15
4:00 pmLondon Victoria
3h 35m
7:35 pmNottingham Nottingham
May 22
7:00 amNottingham Nottingham
3h 30m
10:30 amLondon Victoria
FlixBus
Apr 21
7:35 amLondon Finchley
2h 40m
10:15 amNottingham Nottingham
Apr 28
9:40 pmNottingham Nottingham
2h 30m
12:10 amLondon Finchley
FlixBus
May 15
9:05 amLondon Finchley Road And Frognal
2h 30m
11:35 amNottingham Queens Medical Centre
May 22
11:55 amNottingham Queens Medical Centre
2h 30m
2:25 pmLondon Finchley Road And Frognal
FlixBus
May 15
8:30 pmLondon Victoria
3h 05m
11:35 pmNottingham Queens Medical Centre
May 22
9:00 pmNottingham Queens Medical Centre
2h 50m
11:50 pmLondon Victoria
FlixBus
May 15
4:40 pmLondon Finchley
2h 55m
7:35 pmNottingham Nottingham
May 22
8:50 pmNottingham Nottingham
2h 30m
11:20 pmLondon Finchley
FlixBus
Apr 21
7:35 amLondon Finchley
2h 30m
10:05 amNottingham Queens Medical Centre
Apr 28
9:00 pmNottingham Queens Medical Centre
2h 20m
11:20 pmLondon Finchley

Book one-way bus tickets from London to Manchester

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way bus tickets from London to Manchester we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find bus tickets by date.
FlixBus
May 11
7:35 amLondon Finchley
2h 40m
10:15 amNottingham Nottingham
FlixBus
May 11
8:30 amLondon Victoria
3h 05m
11:35 amNottingham Queens Medical Centre
FlixBus
May 11
5:40 pmLondon Finchley
2h 35m
8:15 pmNottingham Queens Medical Centre
FlixBus
May 11
12:00 pmLondon Victoria
3h 20m
3:20 pmNottingham Nottingham
FlixBus
May 11
5:00 pmLondon Victoria
3h 25m
8:25 pmNottingham Nottingham University
FlixBus
May 11
4:40 pmLondon Finchley
2h 55m
7:35 pmNottingham Nottingham University

Choose the best way to get from London to Manchester

Buses

2h 30m
$3 one-way$5 round-trip
Nonstop · from $5

Distance to downtown

4J10.3 mi
23lb CO2

81% less than flights

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London to Manchester Buses

Trains

1h 46m
$25 one-way$53 round-trip
1 stop · from $40

Distance to downtown

QQM0.3 mi
37lb CO2

70% less than flights

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London to Manchester Trains

Flights

1h 00m
$46 one-way$91 round-trip
Nonstop · from $911 stop · from $124

Distance to downtown

MAN8.9 mi

FAQs for booking bus tickets from London to Manchester

Are there any stops along the bus route from London to Manchester?

The stops taken by buses from London to Manchester depend on the bus company used to travel. Stops by National Express Buses include London Golders Green, Manchester Airport, and Stockport. Megabus also allows for four stops from London to Manchester to allow for some passengers to get off at more convenient locations, and give others a chance to use some amenities that may not be present on the buses. Book your bus to Manchester from London through momondo to allow you to select the bus company with the most convenient route with the most convenient stops.

What amenities are offered on buses traveling from London to Manchester?

Most buses to Manchester from London are state of the art vehicles and have the most modern amenities. However, the various bus companies have variations in the specific amenities they provide. Most bus companies offer free Wi-Fi that is mostly limited to light browsing due to the bandwidth limitations and the need to offer connectivity to all passengers. Megabus offers charging points onboard for charging mobile devices and gives passengers a free 44lbs baggage allowance. The modern buses from London to Manchester are also very spacious and give passengers immense comfort on their journey. National Express allows passengers to pick up a coachcard that allows them to access cheap bus tickets from London to Manchester all year round.

What bus stations do you depart from and arrive at when traveling from London to Manchester?

The main departure station for buses to Manchester from London is the Victoria Coach Station, which is the largest coach station in the city. It is located right in Victoria Central District in Westminster City. You can access the station using either cab and taxi services that operate throughout the city, or using the city’s red bus service that stops at the station. Bus operators, such as Flixbus and National Express, have alternative departure stations like London Finchley Road and London Hammersmith Bus Station. The main arrival station at Manchester is the Manchester Coach Station, which is mainly used by National Express. Megabus buses drop off passengers at Shudehill Interchange, which is located relatively close to Manchester Coach Station.

What luggage can I bring on a bus from London to Manchester?

Baggage policy and limitations differ from one bus company to another, and it is important to check the specific baggage limits that the bus company booked allows. Megabus buses from London to Manchester give passengers an allowance of 50lbs of luggage and also gives passengers the freedom to bring onboard carry-on luggage to be stored in overhead compartments. Flixbus allows passengers 50lbs of checked baggage and 25lbs of carry-on baggage to either be stored underneath the seat or in the overhead compartment. National Express allows passengers up to two checked bags, each of which should be a maximum of 44lbs, and one carry-on baggage that should be small enough to be stored in the overhead compartment. All bus companies allow for arrangements for additional baggage such as strollers, bikes, and wheelchairs.

Can I bring a pet on board the bus from London to Manchester?

Sadly you will be forced to leave your furry friend behind as carrying pets onboard long distance buses is not allowed in the UK. You are encouraged to make alternative plans to transport your pet from London to Manchester. However, service animals that are trained are allowed onto any of the buses from London to Manchester. Service animals are expected to be harnessed at all times and properly controlled by the passenger at all times during the trip.

How much does a bus ticket from London to Manchester cost?

See available tickets from London to Manchester for this week that start at $3 one-way.

How long is the bus ride from London to Manchester?

Arrive at your destination quickly by taking a 4h 00m bus from London to Manchester. Travel time can vary by 0h 45m, so prioritize nonstop options for the quickest arrival. National Express has the quickest available bus to your destination.

Which bus companies operate between London to Manchester?

FlixBus and National Express will take you from London to Manchester. FlixBus has been recently found as the cheapest option from $5 round-trip.

How far is London to Manchester by bus?

There’s 163.1 mi from London to Manchester. The distance via bus depends on which roads the driver takes - this can change mid-journey. The bus usually takes 4h 00m in normal traffic conditions.

What is the carbon footprint of a bus from London to Manchester?

Going from London to Manchester by bus will have a carbon footprint of 23lb, approximately. This is around 81% less than taking a plane (123lb). Emissions by train between London and Manchester are around 36lb.

Is a bus the fastest way to get from London to Manchester?

Based on just travel duration our users have found a flight from London to Manchester to be the fastest option to their destination at just 1h 00m. If travel time is less of a concern you may want to look into booking some alternative forms of transportation like a train from London to Manchester or a bus from London to Manchester.

Is a bus the cheapest way to get from London to Manchester?

The cheapest way is to get a bus from London to Manchester, which can be as cheap as $5. A flight from London to Manchester is more expensive than a bus, with prices starting at $91. A train from London to Manchester is also an option, with an average price of $53.


FlixBus buses from London to Manchester

Our best FlixBus deals on London to Manchester bus tickets
FlixBus
May 15
ZEP4:00 pmLondon Victoria
3h 35m
4J17:35 pmNottingham Nottingham
May 22
4J17:00 amNottingham Nottingham
3h 30m
ZEP10:30 amLondon Victoria
FlixBus
Apr 21
ZEP7:00 amLondon Victoria
3h 05m
4H710:05 amNottingham Nottingham
Apr 28
4H79:00 pmNottingham Nottingham
2h 50m
ZEP11:50 pmLondon Victoria
FlixBus
May 16
ZEP12:00 pmLondon Victoria
3h 20m
4J13:20 pmNottingham Nottingham
May 23
4J19:40 pmNottingham Nottingham
3h 00m
ZEP12:40 amLondon Victoria

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