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Manchester, MAN to London, LND bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$6.07
Shortest Duration4h 10m
Trips per day22
bus carriers2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Manchester, MAN to London, LND cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Manchester to London were $9.71.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Manchester to London is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 19 days out, tickets are on average $17.45 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Manchester, MAN to London, LND?

The distance between Manchester and London is approximately 162.88 miles, or 262.07 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 5 hours and 30 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 10 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 Manchester to London?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Manchester, MAN to London, LND by bus is usually on Sunday. 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. Thursday 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 Manchester to London?

On average there are 22 scheduled bus trips per day. Megabus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Manchester, MAN to London, LND, with an average of 14.182 trips per day and 117 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Manchester to London. Of the 22 trips there are 15 trips that are direct connections to London.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Manchester, MAN to London, LND start at $37.93.

2 carriers offer Manchester, MAN to London, LND bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from Manchester to London from $6.07. There are 14.181818 trips per day offered by Megabus from Manchester to London and you can expect on average to pay $15.12 for a Megabus ticket to London. In Manchester, Megabus departs to London from Shudehill Interchange (Stand G) and 2 other stations. In London, Megabus arrives at Victoria Coach Station,

An average trip on Megabus from Manchester to London takes 5 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to London in 4 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 16.454545 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $16.20 for a weekend trip to London.

Avg. Time
5h 20m
Avg. Price
$15.12

National Express

Book National Express from Manchester to London from $9.83. There are 12.809524 trips per day offered by National Express from Manchester to London and you can expect on average to pay $25.44 for a National Express ticket to London. In Manchester, National Express departs to London from Broadway and 4 other stations. In London, National Express arrives at Victoria Coach Station and 9 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Manchester to London takes 6 hours and 42 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to London in 4 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 13.875 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $28.80 for a weekend trip to London.

Avg. Time
6h 42m
Avg. Price
$25.44
There are 7 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to London will depart from these stations in Manchester:
  • Shudehill Interchange (Stand G)
  • Manchester Airport
  • Broadway
  • Corporation St
  • Manchester Coach Station
  • Failsworth
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)
Buses arrive in London at 10 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in London for trips arriving from Manchester:
  • Victoria Coach Station
  • Finchley Rd & Frognal
  • Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital (Stop B)
  • Golders Green
  • High Rd
  • 235 Finchley Rd
  • 265a New Cross Rd
  • 405 Mile End Rd
  • St Johns Wood
  • Dunton Rd (Stop WN)

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