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Bristol to Manchester coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£32.57
Shortest Duration6h 0m
Trips per day5
coach carriers1
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How to book cheap Bristol to Manchester coach tickets?

The best way to get deals on coach tickets from Bristol to Manchester is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from Bristol to Manchester were £36.73. By booking 8 days out, tickets are on average £20.27 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by coach from Bristol to Manchester?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Bristol to Manchester by coach is at 11:00 on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 12:00 on Sunday is when the fewest number of coach tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the coach departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

National Express from Bristol to Manchester has the most daily schedules

On average there are 5 coach trips per day. National Express has the most options for departures from Bristol to Manchester, with an average of 5 trips per day and 18 monthly trips. One coach carrier currently travels from Bristol to Manchester. Of the 5 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Bristol to Manchester coach trips

National Express

Book National Express from Bristol to Manchester from £32.57. There are 5 National Express schedules from Bristol to Manchester and you can expect on average to pay £43.49 for a National Express ticket to Manchester. In Bristol, National Express departs to Manchester from Bristol Airport and no other station. In Manchester, National Express arrives at Broadway and 3 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Bristol to Manchester takes 7 hours and 21 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Manchester in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay £50.74 for a weekend getaway to Manchester.

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Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the coach line you travel with, your options include one station that has coach departures from Bristol. Most coach trips to Manchester will depart from Bristol Airport.
  • Bristol Airport
coach trips arrive in Manchester at 4 stations, depending on which coach line you are travelling with. Broadway, Manchester Airport, Manchester (Miles Platting), Failsworth are the main coach stations in Manchester for trips arriving from Bristol.
  • Broadway
  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)
  • Failsworth