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Manchester to London coach - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||4h 15m|
|Trips per day||10|
Price trends for coaches from Manchester to London
Monthly average prices
Prices as travel date approaches
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by coach from Manchester to London right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a coach ticket from Manchester to London?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £20.95 was the low point for coach fares from Manchester to London. Coaches from London to Manchester are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £20.95 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.
How long is the coach ride?
The coach usually takes around 5 hours and 49 minutes to cover the 163 miles (262 kilometers) from Manchester, MAN to London, LND. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours and 15 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?
Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in London. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Manchester?
The first coach leaves at 01:00 and the last coach leaves at 17:00. To see the times for all coaches from Manchester to London, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many coaches are there each day?
There are 10 scheduled coaches that travel from Manchester to London every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Manchester to London; ticket prices start at £28.86.
What coach companies travel from Manchester to London?
Where does the coach leave from in Manchester?
Most coaches depart from the main station in Manchester, Manchester:
- Manchester Airport
- Manchester Coach Station
- Shudehill Interchange (Stand G)
- Corporation St
Where does the coach arrive in London?
All coaches from Manchester arrive at one main station in London, London, City of:
- Victoria Coach Station
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