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Overview: Bus from Exeter to Manchester

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$32 (€27)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Exeter to Manchester cover the 197 miles (318 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $32 (€27), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $27 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

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National Express from Exeter to Manchester

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

National Express

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 Exeter - 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.

  • Average Price: $27

These are National Express' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus between Exeter and Manchester:

  • 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.

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Bus to Manchester from Exeter
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FAQs
How much does a cheap bus between Exeter and Manchester cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Exeter to Manchester buses for as little as $27 (€22)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the bus from Exeter to Manchester on average?
The bus price to Manchester from Exeter is on average $32 (€27)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is Manchester from Exeter by bus?
The distance to Manchester from Exeter by bus is approximately 197 miles (318 km).
How long is the bus ride to Manchester from Exeter?
On average the Exeter to Manchester bus time is 6 h 50 min  covering the 197 miles (318 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Exeter to Manchester do I depart from? Which Manchester bus station from Exeter do I arrive in?

When taking a bus from Exeter, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre), Exeter and Exeter, Honiton Road Park and Ride. When you arrive in Manchester, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Exeter St Davids   to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

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

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Exeter St Davids, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) 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 should I travel with from Exeter to Manchester?
Take the Exeter to Manchester bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route to Manchester from Exeter as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How early should I purchase bus tickets from Exeter to Manchester to score the best deals?
If you purchase a bus ticket from Exeter to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $32 (€27) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Exeter and Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.