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6 h 15 m
7 h 59 m
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Of the 8 bus that leave Edinburgh for Manchester every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct bus cover the 282 km distance in an average of 7 h 59 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 6 h 15 m .
The slowest bus will take 9 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Edinburgh to Manchester will cost around $ 44 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 23.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
7 hours 41 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||$16|
|Buses depart from:||Edinburgh|
|Bus arrives in:||Manchester|
|Bus Companies:||National Express|
Manchester is an imposing and buzzing city with a wealth of Victorian architecture and some striking modern developments. It is renowned for its diverse cultural scene, the bohemian Northern Quarter and 2 very successful football teams.
National Express offers 5 bus services between the Scottish capital and Manchester seven days a week.
The average journey time is 6 hours and 35 minutes. However, journeys the require a change in Leeds can take up to 8 hours and 15 minutes.
Not all buses from Edinburgh to Manchester are direct. Some connections require a change in Glasgow or Leeds. So make sure to check before purchasing.
The earliest bus leaves Edinburgh at 9:00 a.m, with the last departure at 9:30 p.m.
All buses from Edinburgh to Manchester depart from Edinburgh Bus Station. The bus station is located in the city center, between George Street and Queen Street, adjacent to the St James shopping mall. Edinburgh Waverley train station is a 5 minute walk away. The bus station is well-served by city bus routes and the tram link to the airport. There is a taxi rank outside on North St. Andrew's Street. Night buses around Edinburgh depart from nearby Waverley Bridge.
Buses from Edinburgh to Manchester arrive at the central bus station close to Piccadilly railway station and the Piccadilly Gardens interchange, where bus and tram routes serve all areas of the city.