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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Bristol

distanceDistance140 miles (226 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$12 (€10)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express or Megabus

Buses from Manchester to Bristol cover the 140 miles (226 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $10 (€8), but the average price of bus tickets is $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.

Bus companies: National Express from Manchester to Bristol

Find the best buses between Manchester and Bristol with Omio's travel partners National Express from $10 (€8). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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 Manchester - Bristol 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: $12

When you buy your National Express bus tickets to Bristol from Manchester don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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.

Travel Tips: Bus to Bristol from Manchester

Take the bus to Bristol 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 Manchester to Bristol.
FAQs

How much are cheap buses from Manchester to Bristol?

Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Manchester to Bristol to cost as little as $10 (€8)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a bus to Bristol from Manchester?

The bus price to Bristol from Manchester is on average $12 (€10)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

How far is it from Manchester to Bristol by bus?

The bus distance from Manchester to Bristol is around 140 miles (226 km).

How many hours is the bus time to Bristol from Manchester?

The bus time from Manchester to Bristol is on average 3 h 50 min  for the 140 miles (226 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Bristol from Manchester by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure bus station in Manchester and arrival bus station in Bristol?

There are a few bus stations in Manchester to start your journey from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. In Bristol you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, The Centre (c9).

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.

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

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bristol, City Centre and need to travel approximately 0.5 miles (765 m) from the bus station to the city center in Bristol.

What bus providers offer a service between Manchester and Bristol?

When taking a bus from Manchester to Bristol, you can count on National Express or Megabus for the best way to get you to Bristol. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service to Bristol from Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

Can I purchase a direct bus from Manchester to Bristol?

Yes, you can look for direct buses from Manchester to Bristol with Megabus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.

When can I take the first bus from Manchester to Bristol? When can I take the last bus for the day?

The earliest bus departing from Manchester to Bristol leaves at 7: 00 AM. The last bus departing from Manchester to Bristol leaves at 3: 30 PM. You can find the latest Manchester to Bristol bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from Manchester to Bristol to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this route and save money. If you book bus tickets to Bristol from Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $12 (€10) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Manchester to Bristol a few months in advance.