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Best price 22.03 £
Journey duration 6 h 11 min
Connections per day 14
First departure 00:10
Last departure 23:50
Distance 216 km

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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 Manchester to Luton. 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 can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Manchester to Luton?

On average, a bus ticket from Manchester to Luton will cost you 36.21 £. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as 13.72 £. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Buses from Manchester to Luton

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

The journey between Manchester and Luton by bus usually takes 6 h 13 min to cover a distance of 217. The shortest journey from Manchester to Luton will take you 4 h. 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 Luton 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.

What time are the departures from Manchester to Luton?

The first departure of the night from Manchester to Luton leaves at 23:10, while the last journey sets out at 23:50. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Manchester and Luton. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many journeys from Manchester to Luton take place each day?

The route from Manchester to Luton is served by providers including National Express. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 60 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Manchester 13.5 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Manchester to Luton, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 6.5 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 7 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.