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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity coaches per day from Manchester to Albany. Traveling by coach from Manchester to Albany usually takes around 2 hours and 3 minutes, but the fastest Vermont Translines coach can make the trip in just one hour and 50 minutes.

Distance49 mi (80 km)
Shortest duration1h 50m
Cheapest price£13.99
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Coach lines2

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Manchester to Albany

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Vermont Translines

Cons: For the bus stops, there should be signs so that travellers know where the bus stops for each direction. Tips: You can call Vermont Translines customer service to see if the bus is running late or where specific stops in towns are, because said stops are not obvi...

Cons: For the bus stops, there should be signs so that travellers know where the bus stops for each direction. Tips: You can call Vermont Translines customer service to see if the bus is running late or where specific stops in towns are, because said stops are not obvious if it is your first time.

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How much is a coach ticket from Manchester to Albany?

£14.81 is the average price of a coach ticket from Manchester to Albany. This is currently one of the best deals in coach travel. It’s easy to find a coach ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a coach from Manchester to Albany is expected to range from £15 to £15. If you are looking to travel to Albany within the next week, you can find coach tickets starting from £15. The cheapest coach tickets in the next month are £15 and can be found on 1 August 2022.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Manchester to Albany by coach will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, coach ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around £15 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap coach tickets is to book at least 15 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £0.42 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Manchester to Albany?

There are two coach lines that have daily service from Manchester to Albany that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus US usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US42h 5m£15.23
Vermont Translines21h 51m£13.99
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 4 trips per day from Manchester to Albany, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Vermont Translines

    Vermont Translines

    Founded in 2013 by parent bus company Premiere Coach, Vermont Translines services parts of Vermont, New York, and New Hampshire. Notable stops include Burlington and Albany, and some rides have connecting routes with Greyhound. Vermont Translines is known for providing affordable bus transportation led by friendly, helpful bus drivers. Coaches in the Vermont Translines fleet have spacious seating and free Wi-Fi. Their popular routes also have power outlets and restrooms available onboard.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Manchester to Albany during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride from Manchester to Albany?

The coach takes an average of 2 hours and 3 minutes to cover the 49 miles from Manchester to Albany. However, the fastest coach only takes an hour and 50 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

"Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Manchester?

The first coach leaves at 08:00 and the last coach leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all coaches from Manchester to Albany, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach trips to Albany are there per day?

There are 6 scheduled coaches that travel from Manchester to Albany every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Manchester to Albany without transferring.

City Information

Albany

As the capital city of New York state, Albany is blessed with many historic buildings and quaint quarters, making it the perfect city to take a stroll around. One of the city’s top attractions is the famous New York State Capitol Building, a stately structure that has been around since as far as the 19th century. If you wish to learn more about the city’s rich history, head over to Bidwell House museum, which is actually a restored home filled with impressive artifacts. While staying in Albany, do take the time to visit The Egg, a unique-looking building that will certainly satisfy your architectural curiosity.

For a great dinner with a quirky twist, head over to Canvas, Corks and Forks - Schenectady. For some of the best BBQ dishes in town, don’t hesitate to give Warehouse Grill & BBQ a shot.

The busiest bus station in the area is the Albany Bus Terminal. The bus station welcomes buses from New York, Boston, Baltimore, and many other places. The nearest Amtrak train station is located in the neighboring town of Rensselaer, NY. The city’s principal airport is the Albany International Airport, located six miles northwest of Albany.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Manchester?

Main departure station: Manchester Center

Manchester has two coach stations with service to Albany.

All coach stations in Manchester:

  • Manchester Center

  • Tour Bus Parking Area

Where does the coach arrive in Albany?

Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St  - ALBPPA-0

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Main arrival station: Albany Bus Terminal

The Albany Bus Terminal is a busy hub of intercity bus travel in downtown Albany. Jefferson Lines, Greyhound, Adirondack Trailways, and Peter Pan operate bus trips that stop at this station. The terminal has customer service staff on-site, as well as restrooms and a small cafe. Several parking lots are available around the station, and a hotel is available just down the street. It is only a few blocks to downtown Albany and the New York State Capitol complex from the station.

Coach stations in Albany:

  • Albany Bus Terminal

  • Albany Airport

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