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Overview: Bus from Aberdeen to Manchester

distanceDistance252 miles (407 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$64 (€61)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus companiesNational Express or Megabus

Buses from Aberdeen to Manchester cover the 252 miles (407 km) long route taking on average 8 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $64 (€61), but the average price of bus tickets is $64 (€61). Travelers depart most frequently from Aberdeen and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Bus providers: National Express from Aberdeen to Manchester

You can travel by bus from Aberdeen to Manchester with National Express for as low as $64 (€61). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Aberdeen - Manchester bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    Buses from Aberdeen to Manchester

    National Express operates five buses a day departing Aberdeen for Manchester. The bus leaving in the morning and the two leaving in the early evening operate single-transfer routes to Aberdeen, requiring a transfer in Glasgow. This trip takes about nine hours to complete. The two buses leaving in the mid-afternoon operate along routes that require two transfers to reach Manchester. In the latter case, the trip takes about 12 hours to complete. The average travel time between Aberdeen and Manchester by bus is about ten hours.

    Which bus companies travel from Aberdeen to Manchester?

    Only National Express operates buses between Aberdeen and Manchester. Three of the five daily buses operate routes that require a transfer in Glasgow. The two buses leaving in the mid-afternoon operate routes that require two transfers - one route transferring in Perth and Edinburgh and the other transferring in Dundee and Glasgow.

    How long is the bus trip from Aberdeen to Manchester?

    The average journey using buses from Aberdeen to Manchester takes about ten hours to complete. There are no direct journeys.  The shortest available journey leaves early each morning, takes about nine hours, and involves one transfer at Glasgow.  The mid-afternoon buses require two transfers each (one route transferring at Perth and Edinburgh, and the other transferring at Dundee and Glasgow), and take about 12 hours to complete the journey to Manchester.

    How many buses are there from Aberdeen to Manchester?

    Five buses depart Aberdeen for Manchester each day.  One leaves in the morning, two mid-afternoon, and two in the early evening.  The two mid-afternoon buses are part of routes that require two transfers. The other three bus routes require one transfer each, all at Glasgow.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Aberdeen to Manchester?

    Departure bus station: All buses on the Aberdeen-Manchester route depart from the Aberdeen Bus Station in Guild Street, Aberdeen. The bus station is adjacent to Aberdeen's train station and is within walking distance of the harbour.  Being in the city center, the bus station is well-served in terms of amenities and public transport.

    Arrival bus station: All buses arrive at Manchester bus Station in central Manchester. The station offers an eatery and coffee shop, as well as easy access to public transport. It is within walking distance of numerous hotels.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Manchester from Aberdeen

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Aberdeen to Manchester.
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Aberdeen and Manchester for the next 7 days starting from $64 (€61)  one way.
    If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Aberdeen to Manchester bus price to come in at an average of $64 (€61)  one way.
    The Aberdeen to Manchester bus distance is approximately 252 miles (407 km).
    The bus time from Aberdeen to Manchester is on average 8 h 55 min  for the 252 miles (407 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Aberdeen to Manchester by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When departing from Aberdeen, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Aberdeen, Guild Street, Aberdeen, International Airport and Aberdeen, Woolmanhill. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your route in bus stations like Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

    Omio customers book a bus from Aberdeen   to Manchester, Coach Station   most frequently for this route.

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Aberdeen, which is located around 0.2 miles (290 m) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Manchester, Coach Station, located 0.2 miles (343 m) away from the city center.

    Take the Aberdeen to Manchester bus with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route from Aberdeen to Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    The earliest bus departing from Aberdeen to Manchester leaves at 6: 05 AM. The last bus departing from Aberdeen to Manchester leaves at 6: 05 AM. You can find the latest Aberdeen to Manchester bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    The price of a one way bus ticket from Aberdeen to Manchester is on average $64 (€61) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets from Aberdeen to Manchester available a few months in advance.

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