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6:00 pm11:00 pm
London - Victoria Coach StationManchester - Airport (MAN)
6:00 pm
London - Victoria Coach Station
11:00 pm
Manchester - Airport (MAN)
6:00 pm11:30 pm
London - Victoria Coach StationManchester - Shudehill
6:00 pm
London - Victoria Coach Station
11:30 pm
Manchester - Shudehill
8:00 am12:10 pm
London - Victoria Coach StationManchester - Airport (MAN)
8:00 am
London - Victoria Coach Station
12:10 pm
Manchester - Airport (MAN)
10:30 pm2:40 am
London - Victoria Coach StationManchester - Corporation Street
10:30 pm
London - Victoria Coach Station
2:40 am
Manchester - Corporation Street
4:30 pm9:55 pm
London - Victoria Coach StationManchester - Shudehill
4:30 pm
London - Victoria Coach Station
9:55 pm
Manchester - Shudehill
6:00 pm11:00 pm
London - Victoria Coach StationManchester - Airport (MAN)
6:00 pm
London - Victoria Coach Station
11:00 pm
Manchester - Airport (MAN)

Bus London to Manchester: Trip Overview

Daily Buses
1:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Trip Reviews for London - Manchester

3.8 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from London to Manchester

Ratings and Reviews (41)

Beya K.March 19, 2020 | 

Good drive

Kehinde T.March 11, 2020 | 

Very lovely trip.

Susan Y.February 23, 2020 | 

Thought that such a long trip would be awful and it really wasn't.

Aivaras B.February 6, 2020 | 

Strictly tidy and punctual personel.

Peterson W.January 27, 2020 | 

So lovely 👍

Sofia K.December 27, 2019 | 

Excellent service

Tim H.November 22, 2019 | 

Very late to depart and NO information provided as to what was going on:a complete disgrace. Customers were left in total ignorance as to amount of delay or its causes,

Dekha A.November 5, 2019 | 

Everything was perfect unfortunately I left my stuff in the bus

Mr. William Thankam J.October 21, 2019 | 

It was good journey

Rashidat A.October 3, 2019 | 

Very reliable

Mary M.August 16, 2019 | 

Late one hour

Ngozika N E.July 23, 2019 | 

The drivers were so considerate of me a mother, travelling with her two minors below the age of 3yrs. I didn't feel rushed, they assisted me with my luggage and were polite and friendly to the children. My children felt comfortable in the coach. We usually travel by train or using our own vehicle. We arrived a lot earlier than scheduled. That was a bonus.

Monika K.May 14, 2019 | 

Everything was fine, air condition, heating, staff were absolutely fine!!! Thanks very much!! (One little thing, what is very important for the long travelling: The toilet was so smelly)

Jamie-lee D.March 21, 2019 | 

Bus had a funky smell, general people BO and urine (possibly from the toilets)

Rachelle S.March 1, 2019 | 

Seats needed cleaning. Staff lovely. Great drivers. Toilet yucky.

Tony H.February 3, 2019 | 

Kept us informed

Marcus K.December 29, 2018 | 

Amazing service second to none 👏👏👏👏👏👏

Marcus K.December 25, 2018 | 

Great reliable and friendly service, well pleased 👍

Seyed Mohammad H.November 29, 2018 | 

Fantastic experience

Janet O.November 22, 2018 | 

The coach was about an hour late. Though there were staff around no one told ups anything about why the coach was kate. No reassurance from staff. Passengers were left standing in the cold.

Khaledur R.October 7, 2018 | 

Over all I am happy and Mr driver is very nice person.

Roger Robert R.August 12, 2018 | 

Wished the driver would put on the air-conditioning as it was quite warm and stuffy plus the extra hour delay reaching Mamchester didn't help

William J.August 1, 2018 | 

Very timely and smooth

Nina K.July 15, 2018 | 

Its the best to travel with

Fabio F.June 26, 2018 | 

Very good and cheap way to travel in England

Philip W.May 18, 2018 | 

Love you guys.

Lawal K.April 10, 2018 | 

Not bad

Adeola S.February 20, 2018 | 

The drivers were polite and helpful, timely and well driven

Francis E.February 15, 2018 | 

I was satisfied with today's Service.

Mercy K.January 17, 2018 | 

Good customer service

London to Manchester Buses

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From cheap bus tickets to more luxurious buses traveling from London to Manchester, we offer a wide range of bus services to best suit your needs depending on how much your budget is.

Bus Companies

Bus travel from London to Manchester is made possible thanks to Megabus and National Express.

Stations & Stops

Need a bus leaving from London? Your starting point is at Golders Green, Buckingham Palace Road, Earl's Court, Victoria Coach Station, Stratford, Stratford, Stratford, Great Eastern Rd, Hammersmith or Liverpool Street Station.

If you're onboard a bus traveling to Manchester, you can get hop off at Coach Station, Airport (MAN), 701 Princess Rd, 495 Oldham Rd, 2 Broadway, 628 Oldham Rd, 16 Broadway, 34 Sackville St, 56 Great Bridgewater St or 91 Liverpool Rd.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses42
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures1:00 am - 11:59 pm
Minimum Price$16
Average Ticket Price$41
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus companies on this routeMegabus UK, National Express

London to Manchester Route Map

London to Manchester Route Map

Frequently asked questions on the trip London - Manchester

How much does a bus ticket from London to Manchester cost?

The cheapest average bus price from London to Manchester is $41. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from London to Manchester is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

How long is the bus ride from London to Manchester?

The average travel time between London and Manchester is around 6h 10m, although the fastest bus will take about 3h 30m.This is the time it takes to travel the 263 km that separates the two cities.

How many daily bus connections are there between London and Manchester?

The number of buses from London to Manchester can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 42 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from London to Manchester by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from London to Manchester?

When taking the bus from London to Manchester, you can travel comfortably and safely with Megabus, National Express.

What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from London to Manchester?

Buses travelling between London and Manchester leave from Golders Green or Buckingham Palace Road and arrive at Coach Station, Airport (MAN), 701 Princess Rd.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while traveling from London to Manchester.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from London to Manchester, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

Taking the bus creates the smallest carbon footprint compared to other modes of transport. Not to mention that buses will allow you to discover scenic gems from London to Manchester that are otherwise impossible to come by with a plane.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from London to Manchester while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

Did you know some bus companies in Germany offer to their passenger low-costs snacks and regional beer based on their destination? Prosit!

Will you be returning to London by bus?

If you are looking for the return bus journey, check out buses from Manchester to London.

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