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Manchester to Luton bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$55.62
Shortest Duration5h 5m
Trips per day7
bus carriers1
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Manchester to Luton were $55.62.

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

How long is the bus ride from Manchester to Luton?

The distance between Manchester and Luton 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 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 5 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 Luton?

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

On average there are 7 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Manchester to Luton, with an average of 7 trips per day and 7 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Manchester to Luton. Of the 7 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Manchester to Luton start at $26.93.

1 carriers offer Manchester to Luton bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from Manchester to Luton from $55.62. There are 7 trips per day offered by National Express from Manchester to Luton and you can expect on average to pay $55.62 for a National Express ticket to Luton. In Manchester, National Express departs to Luton from Manchester Coach Station and one other station. In Luton, National Express arrives at Luton Airport,

An average trip on National Express from Manchester to Luton takes 5 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Luton in 5 hours and 5 minutes,

Avg. Time
5h 54m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Luton will depart from these stations in Manchester:
  • Manchester Coach Station
  • Manchester Airport
Buses from Manchester arrive in Luton at one main station:
  • Luton Airport

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