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Journey Details

Best price £ 12.88
Journey duration 10 h 21 min
Connections per day 3
First departure 07:50
Last departure 15:30
Distance 229.9 mi

Your journey from Plymouth to Manchester with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Plymouth to Manchester. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much do bus tickets from Plymouth to Manchester cost?

When you're traveling from Plymouth to Manchester, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 20.42. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 12.41, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Stations of departure

Plymouth Coach Stn, Armada Way
Plymouth Armada Bus Station
Plymouth University
Plymouth Coach Station

Destination stations

Manchester Airport The Station, Bays A, B or C
Manchester Airport Bus Station
Manchester Shudehill Interchange (Stand G)
Manchester Central Bus Station
Coach Station
Airport (MAN)

CO2 emissions for this route

National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 12 h 5 min
Plymouth Armada Bus Station - Manchester Central Bus Station
10:00 - 22:05
£ 12.88
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 9 h 45 min
Plymouth Armada Bus Station - Manchester Central Bus Station
15:30 - 01:15
£ 15
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 10 h 15 min
Plymouth Armada Bus Station - Manchester Central Bus Station
06:55 - 17:10
£ 17.33

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

The journey between Plymouth and Manchester by bus usually takes 10 h 18 min to cover a distance of 229.9 mi. The shortest journey from Plymouth to Manchester will take you 7 h 40 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.

What time are the first and last departures from Plymouth to Manchester?

The first journey of the day departs from Plymouth at 08:05. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 15:30. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Plymouth and Manchester. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

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

On average, there are 4 daily departures from Plymouth to Manchester. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 10 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Megabus and National Express, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 1 departures from Plymouth which travel directly to Manchester. There are 3 journeys with one change or more.


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