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Luton to Manchester bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$23.06
Shortest Duration4h 30m
Trips per day8
bus carriers1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Luton to Manchester cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Luton to Manchester were $40.61.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Luton 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 Luton to Manchester?

The distance between Luton and Manchester is approximately 134.54 miles, or 216.46 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 5 hours and 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 30 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 Luton to Manchester?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Luton to Manchester by bus is usually on Tuesday. 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. Tuesday 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 Luton to Manchester?

On average there are 8 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Luton to Manchester, with an average of 8 trips per day and 8 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Luton to Manchester. Of the 8 trips there are 4 trips that are direct connections to Manchester.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Luton to Manchester start at $42.59.

1 carriers offer Luton to Manchester bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from Luton to Manchester from $23.06. There are 8 trips per day offered by National Express from Luton to Manchester and you can expect on average to pay $40.61 for a National Express ticket to Manchester. In Luton, National Express departs to Manchester from Luton Airport, In Manchester, National Express arrives at Manchester Airport and one other station.

An average trip on National Express from Luton to Manchester takes 5 hours and 50 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Manchester in 4 hours and 30 minutes,

Avg. Time
5h 50m
Avg. Price
$40.61

Plan your next adventure

Buses to Manchester depart from one main station in Luton:
  • Luton Airport
Buses arrive in Manchester at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Manchester for trips arriving from Luton:
  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester Coach Station

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