|Distance||252 miles (407 km)|
|Bus companies||National Express or Megabus|
Buses from Aberdeen to Manchester cover the 252 miles (407 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Aberdeen and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
Travel between Aberdeen and Manchester on National Express buses with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.
Taking the bus with National Express is a great way to travel from Aberdeen to Manchester! National Express is the UK’s leading bus company with hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country at affordable prices. As an official travel partner of National Express, Omio shows you the best deals for National Express bus tickets from Aberdeen to Manchester, so you can book the cheapest, fastest or earliest ticket. Simply choose the best times and tickets available for the Aberdeen to Manchester trip on Omio. You can expect to travel around 252 miles (407 km) from Aberdeen to Manchester on a National Express bus.
All National Express buses have air conditioning and free WiFi access as well as onboard entertainment. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long trip. You can select from three ticket options for the Aberdeen to Manchester bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are a few bus stations in Aberdeen to start your trip from including Aberdeen, Guild Street and Aberdeen, International Airport. In Manchester you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Aberdeen and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Aberdeen, located approximately 0 miles (31 m) from the city center of Aberdeen. The most popular arrival bus station in Manchester, called Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, is located around 0.3 miles (489 m) away from its city center.
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