Cambridge to Manchester bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Cambridge to Manchester

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Fastest Journey

7 h


7 h

Buses per day



213 km

Cheap bus tickets from Cambridge to Manchester start from $38 with an average ticket price of $38.

The fastest bus from Cambridge to Manchester takes 7h in comparison to an average duration of 7h and covers a distance of 213 km.

1 buses leave Cambridge for Manchester every day with It's difficult to get from Cambridge to Manchester without transferring at least once. travelling directly.

National Express
05:25PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer

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Overview: Bus from Cambridge to Manchester

distanceDistance131 miles (212 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$34 (€30)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersNational Express, FlixBus or Megabus

Buses from Cambridge to Manchester cover the 131 miles (212 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $34 (€30), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $14 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Bus companies: National Express, FlixBus and Megabus from Cambridge to Manchester

For as little as $14 (€12) you can travel by bus to Manchester from Cambridge with National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this 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 Cambridge - 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.

Bus information from Cambridge to Manchester with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 7 h
  • Cheapest Price: $32

FAQs: Bus from Cambridge to Manchester

FAQs: Take the bus from Cambridge to Manchester with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Cambridge to Manchester.
Cheap bus tickets from Cambridge to Manchester can start from as little as $14 (€12) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Cambridge to Manchester is $34 (€30); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time between Cambridge and Manchester is on average 4 h 15 min   for the 131 mile (212 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cambridge and Manchester by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Cambridge to Manchester leaves at 5: 15 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Cambridge to Manchester leaves at 4: 00 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Cambridge to Manchester without having to change trains with FlixBus. There is 1 direct bus from Cambridge to Manchester each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the route from Cambridge to Manchester you can take a bus with National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services between Cambridge and Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Cambridge, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), Cambridge, Jesus College and Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your trip in bus stations like Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Airport and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), which is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Manchester, Coach Station, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Manchester from Cambridge is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 15 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from Cambridge to Manchester is December.
You have options as you can travel between Cambridge and Manchester 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

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