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Bus Information to Manchester from Canterbury

distanceDistance206 miles (332 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$33 (€27)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Canterbury to Manchester cover the 206 miles (332 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $33 (€27), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $27 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Canterbury West and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Bus companies

National Express buses between Canterbury and Manchester

Buy your official National Express bus tickets from Canterbury to Manchester from $27 (€22) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a bus from Canterbury 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 206 miles (332 km) between Canterbury and Manchester and pay as low as $27 (€22) 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 Canterbury to Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule from Canterbury to Manchester, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap bus tickets on Omio today!

National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Canterbury and Manchester are the following:

  • 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.

Travel Tips

Buses from Canterbury to Manchester
Take the bus to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Canterbury to Manchester.
How much does a cheap bus from Canterbury to Manchester cost?
Bus tickets between Canterbury and Manchester for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $27 (€22)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus from Canterbury to Manchester?
The bus price from Canterbury to Manchester is on average $33 (€27)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Canterbury to Manchester by bus?
The distance from Canterbury to Manchester by bus is approximately 206 miles (332 km).
What is the Canterbury to Manchester bus travel time?
The bus time to Manchester from Canterbury is on average 7 h 55 min  for the 206 miles (332 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Canterbury and Manchester by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What bus station in Canterbury goes to Manchester? What bus station do I come into Manchester from Canterbury?

When departing from Canterbury, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, St. Georges Lane and Canterbury, Park and Ride. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your route in bus stations like Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Omio customers book a bus from Canterbury West   to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure bus station in Canterbury located? Where is the arrival bus station in Manchester located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Canterbury West, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Canterbury.

The most popular arrival bus station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Manchester.

What bus companies offer a service between Canterbury and Manchester?
Take the Canterbury to Manchester bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip from Canterbury to Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Canterbury to Manchester?
You can take the earliest bus from Canterbury to Manchester at 5: 20 AM   or take the last bus from Canterbury to Manchester leaving at 2: 10 PM. Look for the latest Canterbury to Manchester bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
When should I buy the Canterbury to Manchester bus for the best deals on tickets?
If you book the Canterbury to Manchester bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $33 (€27). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Canterbury to Manchester. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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