The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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It's difficult to get from Brighton and Hove to Manchester without transferring at least once.
|Distance||203 miles (327 km)|
|Average bus duration||9 h 35 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$23 (€23)|
|Bus providers||National Express|
Buses from Brighton and Hove to Manchester cover the 203 miles (327 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $23 (€23), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $22 (€21).
You can travel by bus from Brighton and Hove to Manchester with National Express for as low as $22 (€21). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
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 Brighton and Hove - 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 travel between Pool Valley Coach Station or the Preston Circus stop to Manchester Coach Station. There are over 100 different journey options available each day. All buses travel to London first where a change is required and some routes require a second change in Birmingham. The total travel time is usually seven and a half hours plus the connection time of 40 minutes or more.
All buses on the route from Brighton to Manchester are operated by National Express. Buses on this route are equipped with comfortable seats, toilets, wheelchair lifts that can be used at compatible stops, and free WiFi for use by passengers.
There are no direct buses available on the route between Brighton and Manchester. All indirect routes require at least one change of buses, most often in London and Birmingham. These buses have a journey time of around seven and a half hours, plus any waiting time in the connecting bus station. The total travel time varies depending on the connections.
There are over 100 route combinations available between Brighton and Manchester. Several buses depart from Brighton each hour from approximately 2:00 a.m. up to 9:00 p.m. The buses first travel north to London where a change is required. From there, there are several options of direct buses to Manchester or buses that change in another city, which is usually Birmingham.
Departure bus station: Buses depart from either Pool Valley Coach Station or Preston Circus in Brighton. The Pool Valley station is just a few minutes from the Pier, so it is easy to reach from around Brighton, and the Preston Circus stop is just five minutes north of there. There are no facilities at the departure points in Brighton, but nearby, there are banks, coffee shops, and toilets.
Arrival bus station: All buses from Brighton arrive at Manchester Coach Station. This bus station is located between the city center and Manchester Piccadilly train station on Chorlton Street. The free bus stops nearby, which takes passengers around the city center free of charge. Facilities at the station include ATMs, charging points, and a coffee shop.
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