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Planning to travel from London to Manchester? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

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

The prices for bus tickets from London 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 London to Manchester will cost £ 2. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 34.89. 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.

Journey Details

Best price £ 4.14
Journey duration 5 h 31 min
Connections per day 48
First departure 00:10
Last departure 23:59
Distance 163.4 mi

Ticket price London - Manchester every day

 
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National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 5 h 25 min
London Victoria Coach Station - Manchester Central Bus Station
15:00 - 20:25
£ 6.25
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 4 h 45 min
London Golders Green - Manchester Central Bus Station
15:40 - 20:25
£ 6.25
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 5 h 5 min
London Victoria Coach Station - Manchester Central Bus Station
16:30 - 21:35
£ 6.25
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 4 h 35 min
London Finchley Road (Stop CL) - Manchester Central Bus Station
17:00 - 21:35
£ 6.25
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 5 h
London Victoria Coach Station - Manchester Central Bus Station
10:30 - 15:30
£ 8.36
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 4 h 30 min
London Finchley Road (Stop CL) - Manchester Central Bus Station
11:00 - 15:30
£ 8.36
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 5 h 10 min
London Victoria Coach Station - Manchester Central Bus Station
12:00 - 17:10
£ 8.36

How long will it take me to travel from London to Manchester by bus?

In order to get from London to Manchester faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between London and Manchester will complete the journey in 3 h 50 min.On average, it will take you about 6 h 7 min to travel the 163.4 mi between London and Manchester.

When do the first and last departures from London to Manchester leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from London to Manchester leaving at 07:00. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 23:59.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many journeys from London to Manchester are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from London 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 56 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Megabus and National Express. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 339 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 London 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 London to Manchester varies, but in general, you can expect to find 31 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 25 journeys with one change or more.

Stations of departure

London
Heathrow Airport (T5)
Finchley Road
Marble Arch
London London Lewisham, Loampit Vale 41
London London Finchley Road (Stop CL), Finchley Rd 231
London London Belmont, Brighton Road
LTN Airport Stop 10
London London Marble Arch Station Park Lane, Park Ln
London London Rosehill, Bishopsford road
London London New Cross Gate, New Cross Rd 258
London London Stockwell, South Lambeth Rd 273
London London Streatham, Streatham High Road
London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4
London (Finchley Rd Stn)
Twickenham Stadium
Heathrow Airport
Gatwick London Airport (LGW) North Terminal
LGW Airport - South
Stansted London Airport (STN)
Victoria Coach Station
LHR Airport T4
Heathrow Airport (T4) Arrivals Forecourt
Golders Green
Luton Luton Challney near Travelodge, Dunstable Road
London Heathrow Airport LHR London Heathrow airport (T2, T3), Inner Ring E, Chapel ln.
London (Golders Green), Bus Stn, Stop GE
Luton Luton Town, Station Rd
London Heathrow Airport LHR HEATHROW AIRPORT LONDON (Terminals 2, 3), ,Central Bus Stn
London London Golders Green, N End Rd 2
London Victoria Coach Station
Heathrow Airport (LHR) Terminals 1-3
Stansted Airport
Luton Airport
London Luton Airport
London Luton Airport LTN London Luton airport, Airport Approach Road
London Heathrow Airport LHR London Heathrow airport (terminal 5), Wellington Road
London Bus station Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road 164
London Stansted Airport STN London Stansted airport (coach station), Terminal Road North
London Heathrow Airport T2 And T3
Heathrow Airport (LHR) T5
London Golders Green
London Gatwick airport (LGW) London Gatwick airport (north terminal), Departures Road
STN Airport
London Finchley Road (Stop CL)
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal

Destination stations

Shudehill
Manchester
Airport (MAN)
Coach Station
Manchester Airport
Corporation Street
Manchester Manchester Central Bus Station, Chorlton St 14
Manchester Central Bus Station
Manchester Airport Bus Station
495 Oldham Rd
16 Broadway
Manchester MANCHESTER (Coach Station), ,Coach Stn, Chorlton St
Manchester Corporation Street
Manchester Shudehill Interchange (Stand G)
Manchester Manchester Corporation Street, Corporation St
Manchester Manchester Shudehill Interchange (Stand G), B, Hanover St
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