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Southampton to Manchester coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£21.74
Shortest Duration9h 0m
Trips per day12
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How much does a coach ticket from Southampton to Manchester cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from Southampton to Manchester were £24.02.

The best way to find cheap coach tickets from Southampton to Manchester is by booking earlier as most coach companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the coach ride from Southampton to Manchester?

The distance between Southampton and Manchester is approximately 181.26 miles, or 291.63 kilometers. The average travel time for a coach between these two cities is around 10 hours and 16 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most coaches are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your coach has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Southampton to Manchester by coach is at 00:00 on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 00:00 on Thursday 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.

What coach companies travel from Southampton to Manchester?

On average there are 12 coach trips per day. National Express has the most options for departures from Southampton to Manchester, with an average of 12 trips per day and 24 monthly trips. One coach carrier currently travels from Southampton to Manchester. Of the 12 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Southampton to Manchester start at £60.37.

1 carriers offer Southampton to Manchester coach trips

National Express

Book National Express from Southampton to Manchester from £21.74. There are 12 National Express schedules from Southampton to Manchester and you can expect on average to pay £31.39 for a National Express ticket to Manchester. In Southampton, National Express departs to Manchester from University of Sampton - Bus Stop and no other station. In Manchester, National Express arrives at Manchester (Miles Platting) and 2 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Southampton to Manchester takes 10 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Manchester in 9 hours and 0 minutes,

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Plan your next adventure

Coaches to Manchester depart from one main station in Southampton:
  • University of Sampton - Bus Stop
Coaches arrive in Manchester at 3 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Manchester for trips arriving from Southampton:
  • Failsworth
  • Broadway
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)