London Stansted Airport to Manchester bus

Cheap bus tickets from London Stansted Airport to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Cheapest

38

Average

47

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.

National Express
01:20PMLondon Stansted Airport7h50 09:10PMManchester
0 transfers
381One-way
National Express
03:50PMLondon Stansted Airport6h40 10:30PMManchester
0 transfers
421One-way
National Express
10:45PMLondon Stansted Airport12h15 11:00AMManchester
0 transfers
491One-way
National Express
01:00PMLondon Stansted Airport7h25 08:25PMManchester
0 transfers
501One-way
National Express
03:10AMLondon Stansted Airport7h55 11:05AMManchester
0 transfers
531One-way

Bus schedule from London Stansted Airport to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Friday, September 30
National Express
03:10AMLondon Stansted Airport7h55 11:05AMManchester
0 transfers
National Express
01:00PMLondon Stansted Airport7h25 08:25PMManchester
0 transfers
National Express
01:20PMLondon Stansted Airport7h50 09:10PMManchester
0 transfers
National Express
03:50PMLondon Stansted Airport6h40 10:30PMManchester
0 transfers
National Express
10:45PMLondon Stansted Airport12h15 11:00AMManchester
0 transfers

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Bus times from London Stansted Airport to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Fastest Journey

6 h 40 m

Average

8 h 25 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

244 km

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.

National Express
03:50PMLondon Stansted Airport6h40 10:30PMManchester
0 transfers
421One-way
National Express
01:00PMLondon Stansted Airport7h25 08:25PMManchester
0 transfers
501One-way
National Express
01:20PMLondon Stansted Airport7h50 09:10PMManchester
0 transfers
381One-way
National Express
03:10AMLondon Stansted Airport7h55 11:05AMManchester
0 transfers
531One-way
National Express
10:45PMLondon Stansted Airport12h15 11:00AMManchester
0 transfers
491One-way

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Overview: Bus from London Stansted Airport to Manchester

distanceDistance151 miles (244 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$39 (€38)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesNational 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).

Bus companies: National Express and FlixBus from London Stansted Airport to Manchester

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
National Express

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:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 20 min
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

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.

  • Average Price: $38

Travel Tips: Bus to Manchester from London Stansted Airport

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 London Stansted Airport to Manchester.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London Stansted Airport to Manchester buses for as little as $39 (€38)  in the next 7 days.
The bus price between London Stansted Airport and Manchester is on average $39 (€38)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The London Stansted Airport to Manchester bus distance is approximately 151 miles (244 km).
The bus time to Manchester from London Stansted Airport is on average 6 h 25 min  for the 151 miles (244 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London Stansted Airport and Manchester by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When taking a bus from London Stansted Airport to Manchester, you can count on National Express or FlixBus for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between London Stansted Airport and Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
The average number of buses departing London Stansted Airport for Manchester is 1 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first bus from London Stansted Airport to Manchester at 6: 30 AM. The last bus from London Stansted Airport to Manchester that you can take departs at 10: 45 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from London Stansted Airport to Manchester schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
You can find buses from London Stansted Airport to Manchester to cost on average $39 (€38) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the London Stansted Airport to Manchester bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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