The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Manchester to Colchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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|Distance||171 miles (275 km)|
|Bus companies||National Express|
Buses from Manchester to Colchester cover the 171 miles (275 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Colchester, East Hill / High Street.
Travel to Colchester from Manchester on National Express buses with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.
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 - Colchester 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.
Some of the Manchester bus stations to Colchester you can start your journey from include Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Colchester include Colchester, East Hill / High Street, Colchester, High Street (Angel Court) and Colchester, Stanwell Street.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving in Colchester, East Hill / High Street.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center of Manchester.
The most popular arrival bus station, Colchester, East Hill / High Street, is located 0.5 miles (814 m) away from the city center of Colchester.
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