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Bus Information between Manchester and Canterbury

distanceDistance206 miles (332 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$23 (€19)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Manchester to Canterbury cover the 206 miles (332 km) long route taking on average 7 h 45 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 $19 (€16), but the average price of bus tickets is $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Canterbury, Bus Station.

Bus companies

Bus from Manchester to Canterbury with National Express

For as little as $19 (€16) you can travel by bus from Manchester to Canterbury with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a bus from Manchester to Canterbury, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 206 miles (332 km) between Manchester and Canterbury and pay as low as $19 (€16) if you book in advance.

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 between Manchester and Canterbury, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule between Manchester and Canterbury, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap bus tickets on Omio today!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your bus tickets between Manchester and Canterbury due to the coronavirus:

  • 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.

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Buses from Manchester to Canterbury
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FAQs
How much do cheap buses between Manchester and Canterbury cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Canterbury from Manchester for as low as $19 (€16)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket from Manchester to Canterbury?
If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Canterbury bus price to come in at an average of $23 (€19)  one way.
How far is Manchester to Canterbury by bus?
The distance from Manchester to Canterbury by bus is approximately 206 miles (332 km).
What is the Manchester to Canterbury bus travel time?
The bus time from Manchester to Canterbury is on average 7 h 45 min  for the 206 miles (332 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Canterbury from Manchester by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Manchester to Canterbury do I depart from? Which Canterbury bus station from Manchester do I arrive in?

Some of the Manchester bus stations to Canterbury you can start your journey from include Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Canterbury include Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, St. Georges Lane and Canterbury, Park and Ride.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in 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 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Canterbury, Bus Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

What bus companies offer a service between Manchester and Canterbury?
For the route from Manchester to Canterbury you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services from Manchester to Canterbury on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What time is the earliest bus from Manchester to Canterbury? What time is the last bus from Manchester to Canterbury?
You can take the first bus from Manchester to Canterbury at 7: 00 AM. The last bus from Manchester to Canterbury that you can take departs at 4: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Manchester to Canterbury schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I buy bus tickets to Canterbury from Manchester for the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Manchester to Canterbury is on average $23 (€19) if you book 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 companies offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets to Canterbury from Manchester available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Canterbury
Manchester (Coach Station)
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

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