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Bus Information to Manchester from Lancaster

distanceDistance47 miles (75 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$15 (€13)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Lancaster to Manchester cover the 47 miles (75 km) long route taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $15 (€13), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Lancaster and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

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Bus between Lancaster and Manchester with National Express

Buy your official National Express bus tickets between Lancaster and Manchester from $15 (€13) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a bus from Lancaster 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 47 miles (75 km) between Lancaster and Manchester and pay as low as $15 (€13) 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 Lancaster to Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule from Lancaster to Manchester, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap bus tickets on Omio today!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your bus tickets from Lancaster to Manchester due to the coronavirus:

  • 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 Lancaster
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FAQs
How much do cheap bus tickets from Lancaster to Manchester cost?
Bus tickets between Lancaster and Manchester for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $15 (€13)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus to Manchester from Lancaster?
If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Lancaster to Manchester bus price to come in at an average of $15 (€13)  one way.
How far is Lancaster to Manchester by bus?
The distance to Manchester from Lancaster by bus is approximately 47 miles (75 km).
How long is a bus between Lancaster and Manchester on average?
On average the Lancaster to Manchester bus travel time is 1 h 20 min  for the 47 miles (75 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Lancaster to Manchester, which bus station in Lancaster do I depart from and which bus station in Manchester do I arrive in?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Lancaster   and arriving in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Where is the bus station in Lancaster? Where is the bus station in Manchester?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Lancaster and travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and need to travel approximately 0.3 miles (489 m) from the bus station to the city center in Manchester.

What bus providers go from Lancaster to Manchester?
Take the Lancaster to Manchester bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route to Manchester from Lancaster as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How early should I purchase Lancaster to Manchester bus tickets to get the best deals?
If you book the Lancaster to Manchester bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $15 (€13). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Lancaster to Manchester. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.