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Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for May 18

Cheapest

$14

Average

$23

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.

The average ticket from Manchester to Canterbury will cost around $ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 14.

National Express
10:00AMManchester8h50 06:50PMCanterbury
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$141One-way
National Express
11:00AMManchester8h50 07:50PMCanterbury
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$191One-way
National Express
01:30PMManchester9h15 10:45PMCanterbury
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$231One-way
National Express
12:00PMManchester8h45 08:45PMCanterbury
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$251One-way
National Express
12:30PMManchester9h15 09:45PMCanterbury
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$251One-way

Bus schedule from Manchester to Canterbury

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wed, May 18
National Express
10:00AMManchester8h50 06:50PMCanterbury
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National Express
11:00AMManchester8h50 07:50PMCanterbury
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National Express
12:00PMManchester8h45 08:45PMCanterbury
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National Express
12:30PMManchester9h15 09:45PMCanterbury
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National Express
01:30PMManchester9h15 10:45PMCanterbury
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National Express
02:00PMManchester8h25 10:25PMCanterbury
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National Express
03:30PMManchester8h10 11:40PMCanterbury
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Wed
May 18
$84Avanti West Coast
$14National Express
$68British Airways
Thu
May 19
$81Avanti West Coast
$19National Express
$82British Airways
Fri
May 20
$66Avanti West Coast
$25National Express
$91British Airways
Sat
May 21
$65Avanti West Coast
$18National Express
$76British Airways
Sun
May 22
$121Avanti West Coast
$29National Express
$74British Airways
Mon
May 23
$89Avanti West Coast
$19National Express
$80British Airways
Tue
May 24
$85Avanti West Coast
$19National Express
$154British Airways

Bus times from Manchester to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for May 18

Fastest Journey

8 h 10 m

Average

8 h 47 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

333 km

Of the 7 buses that leave Manchester for Canterbury every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 333 km distance in an average of 8 h 47 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 9 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

National Express
03:30PMManchester8h10 11:40PMCanterbury
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$261One-way
National Express
02:00PMManchester8h25 10:25PMCanterbury
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$261One-way
National Express
12:00PMManchester8h45 08:45PMCanterbury
0 changes
$251One-way
National Express
11:00AMManchester8h50 07:50PMCanterbury
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$191One-way
National Express
10:00AMManchester8h50 06:50PMCanterbury
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$141One-way

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Canterbury

distanceDistance206 miles (332 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$20 (€18)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Manchester to Canterbury cover the 206 miles (332 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $18 (€17), but the average price of bus tickets is $20 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Canterbury, Bus Station.

Bus providers: National Express from Manchester to Canterbury

Travel from Manchester to Canterbury from $18 (€17) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip 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 - Canterbury 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: $18

National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus to Canterbury from Manchester are the following:

  • 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 Canterbury from Manchester

Take the bus to Canterbury 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 Canterbury.
FAQs

How much are cheap buses between Manchester and Canterbury?

Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Manchester to Canterbury to cost as little as $18 (€17)  in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a bus ticket to Canterbury from Manchester?

If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Canterbury bus price to come in at an average of $20 (€18)  one way.

How far is it from Manchester to Canterbury by bus?

The Manchester to Canterbury bus distance is approximately 206 miles (332 km).

How long is the bus from Manchester to Canterbury?

The Manchester to Canterbury bus duration is on average 8 h 10 min, which is to be expected when traveling 206 miles (332 km) to Canterbury from Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When traveling by bus from Manchester to Canterbury, which bus station in Manchester do I depart from and which bus station in Canterbury do I arrive in?

When taking a bus from Manchester, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. When you arrive in Canterbury, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, St. Georges Lane and Canterbury, Park and Ride.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Manchester Piccadilly   to Canterbury, Bus Station.

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

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Canterbury, Bus Station, located 0.1 miles (168 m) away from the city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Manchester to Canterbury?

Take the Manchester to Canterbury bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route from Manchester to Canterbury as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What time is the earliest bus from Manchester to Canterbury? What time is the last bus from Manchester to Canterbury?

The earliest bus for this journey departs from Manchester at 6: 00 AM. The last bus leaves from Manchester at 5: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Manchester to Canterbury and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book Manchester to Canterbury bus tickets to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets from Manchester to Canterbury within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $20 (€18) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Manchester to Canterbury a few months in advance.