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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Cambridge

distanceDistance131 miles (212 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$12 (€10)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Manchester to Cambridge cover the 131 miles (212 km) long route taking on average 7 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $12 (€10), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road.

Bus companies: National Express from Manchester to Cambridge

Travel between Manchester and Cambridge from $12 (€10) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

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 - Cambridge 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.

    Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your National Express bus ticket from Manchester to Cambridge:

    • 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 Cambridge from Manchester

    Take the bus to Cambridge 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 Cambridge.

    What is the price of the cheapest bus from Manchester to Cambridge?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Manchester to Cambridge buses for as little as $12 (€10)  in the next 7 days.

    What is the cost of a bus to Cambridge from Manchester?

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

    What is the distance from Manchester to Cambridge by bus?

    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Manchester and Cambridge by bus to be approximately 131 miles (212 km).

    How long is the bus between Manchester and Cambridge?

    On average the Manchester to Cambridge bus time is 7 h 20 min  covering the 131 miles (212 km) long route, but the journey time 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 Cambridge?

    When taking the bus to Cambridge from Manchester, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road, Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9) and Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road.

    Where do I find the Manchester bus station to Cambridge? Where is the Cambridge bus station?

    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 Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road and need to travel approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the bus station to the city center in Cambridge.

    Which bus companies can get me from Manchester to Cambridge?

    If you're looking for buses from Manchester to Cambridge, you can rely on National Express to get you to Cambridge. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Manchester to Cambridge journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    When is the earliest bus from Manchester to Cambridge? When is the last bus from Manchester to Cambridge?

    The earliest bus for this journey departs from Manchester at 6: 45 AM. The last bus leaves from Manchester at 3: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Manchester to Cambridge and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    How early should I purchase Manchester to Cambridge bus tickets to get the best deals?

    The price of a one way bus ticket from Manchester to Cambridge is on average $12 (€10) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets to Cambridge from Manchester available a few months in advance.