Manchester to Colchester bus

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Colchester

Showing times and prices for Jan 28

Cheapest

27

Average

49

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.

Cheapest
04:30PMManchester, Coach Station8h40 01:10AMColchester
1 transfer
271One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:30AMManchester, Coach Station8h45 07:15PMColchester
1 transfer
421One-way
06:30AMManchester, Coach Station9h15 03:45PMColchester
1 transfer
581One-way
11:30AMManchester, Coach Station10h00 09:30PMColchester
2 transfers
681One-way

Bus schedule from Manchester to Colchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Saturday, January 28
06:30AMManchester, Coach Station9h15 03:45PMColchester
1 transfer
10:30AMManchester, Coach Station8h45 07:15PMColchester
1 transfer
11:30AMManchester, Coach Station10h00 09:30PMColchester
2 transfers
04:30PMManchester, Coach Station8h40 01:10AMColchester
1 transfer

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Bus times from Manchester to Colchester

Showing times and prices for Jan 28

Fastest Journey

8 h 40 m

Average

9 h 10 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

276 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester to Colchester without transferring at least once.

Fastest
04:30PMManchester, Coach Station8h40 01:10AMColchester
1 transfer
271One-way
2nd Fastest
10:30AMManchester, Coach Station8h45 07:15PMColchester
1 transfer
421One-way
06:30AMManchester, Coach Station9h15 03:45PMColchester
1 transfer
581One-way
11:30AMManchester, Coach Station10h00 09:30PMColchester
2 transfers
681One-way

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Colchester

distanceDistance171 miles (275 km)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus companiesNational 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.

Bus companies: National Express from Manchester to Colchester

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

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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Colchester from Manchester

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to Colchester 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 Colchester.
    FAQs
    The Manchester to Colchester bus distance is approximately 171 miles (275 km).

    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.

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