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Darlington, DAL to Manchester bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$28.47
Shortest Duration2h 45m
Trips per day17
Bus lines1
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Darlington-Manchester Bus Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Darlington to Manchester?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $29.48 was the low point for bus fares from Darlington to Manchester. Buses from Manchester to Darlington are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $29.48 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 bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 77 miles (124 kilometers) from Darlington to Manchester. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 45 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Because many passengers travel from Darlington to Manchester at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Darlington?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Darlington to Manchester, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 17 scheduled buses that travel from Darlington to Manchester every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Darlington, DAL to Manchester; ticket prices start at $30.80.

What bus companies travel from Darlington to Manchester?

There is one bus company that operates from Darlington to Manchester. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express173h 32m$29.48

Where does the bus leave from in Darlington?

Buses to Manchester leave from multiple locations in Darlington, Darlington. These are the 5 most popular bus stations:

  • 16 Feethams

Where does the bus arrive in Manchester?

Buses arrive in Manchester at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Manchester, Manchester:

  • Manchester Coach Station
  • Manchester Airport
  • Failsworth
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)
  • Broadway

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