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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Cambridge to Manchester. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much will I pay for bus tickets from Cambridge to Manchester?

Prices will vary when you travel from Cambridge to Manchester. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 25.86 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as £ 23.30, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

Cambridge to Manchester by bus

Best price £ 23.30
Journey duration 6 h 57 min
Connections per day 3
First departure 23:52
Last departure 10:25
Distance 132.4 mi

Route Summary by bus

Connections
3
Carriers
2
Minimum price
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Maximum price
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National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 45 min
Cambridge City Centre - Manchester Airport Bus Station
10:25 - 17:10
£ 24.52

How much time will it take to go from Cambridge to Manchester by bus?

The journey between Cambridge and Manchester by bus usually takes 6 h 57 min to cover a distance of 132.4 mi. The shortest journey from Cambridge to Manchester will take you 6 h 35 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Manchester quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

At what time of the day can I travel from Cambridge to Manchester?

In general, the first departure of the night will leave Cambridge at 23:52, and the last departure will leave at 10:25. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Cambridge to Manchester can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many daily journeys are there from Cambridge to Manchester?

The exact number of journeys from Cambridge to Manchester can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 3 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express and Stagecoach (United Counties). On particularly busy days, there can be up to 15 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Cambridge to Manchester. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Cambridge to Manchester varies, but in general, you can expect to find 1 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 2 journeys with one change or more.