Coaches from Manchester to Colchester

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Manchester - Colchester Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity coaches per day from Manchester to Colchester. Traveling by coach from Manchester to Colchester usually takes around 3 hours and 29 minutes, but some coaches might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance95 mi (154 km)
Shortest duration3h 29m
Cheapest price£24.88
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Coach lines2

Price trends for coaches from Manchester to Colchester

Average prices by travel date

£25£17£8AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

£41£33£25£17£83020100

What coach companies travel from Manchester to Colchester?

There are two coach lines that have daily service from Manchester to Colchester that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus US usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US23h 29m£24.88
Vermont Translines23h 29m£24.88
  • 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 2 trips per day from Manchester to Colchester, 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 Colchester 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 Colchester?

The coach takes an average of 3 hours and 29 minutes to cover the 95 miles from Manchester to Colchester. 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, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Manchester?

The first coach leaves at 14:00 and the last coach leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all coaches from Manchester to Colchester, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach schedules are there most days?

There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Manchester to Colchester 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 Colchester without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Manchester, VT to Colchester, VT; ticket prices start at £24.88.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Manchester?

Main departure station: Manchester Center

Manchester has two coach stations with service to Colchester.

All coach stations in Manchester:

  • Manchester Center

  • Tour Bus Parking Area

Where does the coach arrive in Colchester?

Main arrival station: Highway 7 Park and Ride

All coaches from Manchester arrive at one main station in Colchester.

Coach stations in Colchester:

  • Highway 7 Park and Ride

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