The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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6 h 40 m
8 h 25 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave London Stansted Airport for Manchester every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||151 miles (244 km)|
|Average bus duration||6 h 25 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$39 (€38)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus companies||National Express or FlixBus|
Buses from London Stansted Airport to Manchester cover the 151 miles (244 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express or FlixBus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $39 (€38), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $38 (€38).
Find the best buses from London Stansted Airport to Manchester with Omio's travel partners National Express and FlixBus from $38 (€38). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
London Stansted Airport to Manchester bus information with FlixBus:
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. 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 London Stansted Airport to Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
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