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Bus Information between Brighton and Hove and Manchester

distanceDistance203 miles (327 km)
durationAverage bus duration9 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$24 (€20)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Brighton and Hove to Manchester cover the 203 miles (327 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $24 (€20), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $19 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from Brighton Railway Station and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Bus companies

National Express Brighton and Hove – Manchester

Travel from Brighton and Hove to Manchester from $19 (€16) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a bus from Brighton and Hove to Manchester, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 203 miles (327 km) between Brighton and Hove and Manchester and pay as low as $19 (€16) if you book in advance.

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 from Brighton and Hove to Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule between Brighton and Hove and Manchester, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap bus tickets on Omio today!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses from Brighton to Manchester

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.

Which bus companies travel from Brighton to Manchester?

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.

How long is the bus from Brighton to Manchester?

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.

How many buses are there from Brighton to Manchester?

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.

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

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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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest bus from Brighton and Hove to Manchester?
Bus tickets to Manchester from Brighton and Hove for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $19 (€16)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket between Brighton and Hove and Manchester?
If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Brighton and Hove to Manchester bus to cost on average $24 (€20)  one way.
How far is it from Brighton and Hove to Manchester by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Manchester from Brighton and Hove by bus to be approximately 203 miles (327 km).
What is the Brighton and Hove to Manchester bus travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 203 miles (327 km) from Brighton and Hove to Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Brighton and Hove to Manchester bus journey time is on average 9 h 10 min.
Which bus station from Brighton and Hove to Manchester do I depart from? Which Manchester bus station from Brighton and Hove do I arrive in?

When taking the bus to Manchester from Brighton and Hove, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Brighton, Coach Station, Brighton, Patcham and Brighton, Preston Circus. Your trip can end in bus stations such as Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Brighton Railway Station   and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Where is the Brighton and Hove bus station located? Where is the Manchester bus station located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Brighton Railway Station, which is located around 0.1 miles (121 m) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, located 0.3 miles (489 m) away from the city center.

Which bus companies can get me from Brighton and Hove to Manchester?
Take the Brighton and Hove to Manchester bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route to Manchester from Brighton and Hove as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How early should I buy Brighton and Hove to Manchester bus tickets to get the best deals?
You can find buses to Manchester from Brighton and Hove to cost on average $24 (€20) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Brighton and Hove to Manchester bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.