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Best price £ 18.81
Journey duration 4 h 48 min
Connections per day 4
First departure 12:00
Last departure 14:45
Distance 141 mi

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Bristol to Manchester?

The prices for bus tickets from Bristol to Manchester vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Bristol to Manchester will cost £ 7.38. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 29.18. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

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Buses from Bristol to Manchester

How long is the journey from Bristol to Manchester by bus?

The distance between Bristol and Manchester is around 141 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 4 h 37 min. However, the fastest routes between Bristol and Manchester take 3 h 30 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the departures from Bristol to Manchester?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Bristol to Manchester, which usually leaves at 07:30. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 14:45. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

How many times a day do journeys run from Bristol to Manchester?

The route from Bristol to Manchester is served by providers including Megabus and National Express. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 54 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Bristol 6 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Bristol to Manchester, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 6 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.