The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Brighton to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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|Distance||203 miles (327 km)|
|Bus companies||National Express|
Buses from Brighton to Manchester cover the 203 miles (327 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Brighton, Preston Circus and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
Travel from Brighton to 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.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between Brighton and Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
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.
When departing from Brighton, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Brighton, Preston Circus, Brighton, York Place (St Peter's Church) and Brighton, Coach Station. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your route in bus stations like Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and Manchester, Airport.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Brighton, Preston Circus, which is located around 0.6 miles (915 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Manchester, Coach Station, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.
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