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Lancaster, LAN to Manchester bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$11.69
Shortest Duration1h 20m
Trips per day11
bus carriers2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Lancaster, LAN to Manchester cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Lancaster to Manchester were $14.31.

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

How long is the bus ride from Lancaster, LAN to Manchester?

The distance between Lancaster and Manchester is approximately 45.28 miles, or 72.85 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 3 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses 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 bus 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 bus from Lancaster to Manchester?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Lancaster, LAN to Manchester by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Saturday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Lancaster to Manchester?

On average there are 11 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Lancaster, LAN to Manchester, with an average of 10 trips per day and 21 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Lancaster to Manchester. Of the 11 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Manchester.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Lancaster, LAN to Manchester start at $6.31.

2 carriers offer Lancaster, LAN to Manchester bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from Lancaster to Manchester from $13.54. Typically there is one Megabus schedule per day from Lancaster to Manchester and you can expect on average to pay $14.06 for a Megabus ticket to Manchester. In Lancaster, Megabus departs to Manchester from Lancaster University, In Manchester, Megabus arrives at Shudehill Interchange (Stand G),

An average trip on Megabus from Lancaster to Manchester takes 1 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Manchester in 1 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $13.54 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Manchester.

Avg. Time
1h 41m
Avg. Price
$14.06

National Express

Book National Express from Lancaster to Manchester from $11.69. There are 10 trips per day offered by National Express from Lancaster to Manchester and you can expect on average to pay $14.37 for a National Express ticket to Manchester. In Lancaster, National Express departs to Manchester from Bus Station and 2 other stations. In Manchester, National Express arrives at Broadway and 4 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Lancaster to Manchester takes 3 hours and 27 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Manchester in 1 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 17 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $14.36 for a weekend trip to Manchester.

Avg. Time
3h 27m
Avg. Price
$14.37

Plan your next adventure

There are 3 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Manchester will depart from these stations in Lancaster:
  • Bus Station
  • Lancaster University
  • Galgate
Buses arrive in Manchester at 6 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Manchester for trips arriving from Lancaster:
  • Broadway
  • Failsworth
  • Manchester Coach Station
  • Manchester Airport
  • Shudehill Interchange (Stand G)
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)

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