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London to Manchester coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£7.74
Shortest Duration4h 0m
Trips per day29
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How to book cheap London to Manchester coach tickets?

The best way to get deals on coach tickets from London to Manchester is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from London to Manchester were £13.13. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average £7.23 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from London to Manchester by coach is at 07:00 on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 05:00 on Monday 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 London to Manchester has the most daily schedules

On average there are 29 coach trips per day. National Express has the most options for departures from London to Manchester, with an average of 29 trips per day and 546 monthly trips. One coach carrier currently travels from London to Manchester. Of the 29 trips there are 3 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer London to Manchester coach trips

National Express

Book National Express from London to Manchester from £7.74. There are 29 National Express schedules from London to Manchester and you can expect on average to pay £24.13 for a National Express ticket to Manchester. In London, National Express departs to Manchester from Victoria Coach Station and 25 other stations. In Manchester, National Express arrives at Manchester Airport and 4 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from London to Manchester takes 6 hours and 57 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Manchester in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 34 trips per day and you could expect to pay £28.14 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 15 stations that have coach departures from London. Most coach trips to Manchester will depart from Victoria Coach Station, 145-155 A11, Golders Green, 405 Mile End Rd, Finchley Rd & Frognal, 265a New Cross Rd, 235 Finchley Rd, Dunton Rd (Stop WN), Kensington Rd, Freezeland Way & Long Lane, 47 Upper Thames St, Mansell St 57, 40 New Kent Rd, Stockwell, 75 Loampit Vale.
  • Victoria Coach Station
  • 145-155 A11
  • Golders Green
  • 405 Mile End Rd
  • Finchley Rd & Frognal
  • 265a New Cross Rd
  • 235 Finchley Rd
  • Dunton Rd (Stop WN)
  • Kensington Rd
  • Freezeland Way & Long Lane
  • 47 Upper Thames St
  • Mansell St 57
  • 40 New Kent Rd
  • Stockwell
  • 75 Loampit Vale
coach trips arrive in Manchester at 5 stations, depending on which coach line you are travelling with. Manchester Airport, Broadway, Failsworth, Manchester Coach Station, Manchester (Miles Platting) are the main coach stations in Manchester for trips arriving from London.
  • Manchester Airport
  • Broadway
  • Failsworth
  • Manchester Coach Station
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)