Manchester to Folkestone bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Manchester to Folkestone

Showing times and prices for Jun 15


Fastest Journey

10 h 10 m


10 h 10 m

Buses per day



354 km

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Folkestone start from $39 with an average ticket price of $39.

The fastest bus from Manchester to Folkestone takes 10h 10m in comparison to an average duration of 10h 10m and covers a distance of 354 km.

1 buses leave Manchester for Folkestone every day with 1 travelling directly.

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Folkestone

distanceDistance219 miles (353 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$34 (€30)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Manchester to Folkestone cover the 219 miles (353 km) long route taking on average 8 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $34 (€30), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $22 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Folkestone, Middelburg Square.

Bus providers: National Express from Manchester to Folkestone

You can travel by bus to Folkestone from Manchester with National Express for as low as $28 (€24). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. 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 Folkestone, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Bus information from Manchester to Folkestone with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: $28
  • National Express frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Bus from Manchester to Folkestone

FAQs: Take the bus from Manchester to Folkestone with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Folkestone.
Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Folkestone can start from as little as $22 (€20) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Manchester to Folkestone is $34 (€30); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time to Folkestone from Manchester is on average 8 h 45 min   for the 219 mile (353 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Manchester to Folkestone by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Manchester to Folkestone leaves at 7: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Manchester to Folkestone leaves at 3: 00 PM.
There is 1 bus a day from Manchester to Folkestone which require at least one change with National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer buses.
Take the Manchester to Folkestone bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip from Manchester to Folkestone as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Manchester, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Airport and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. When arriving in Folkestone, you can end your journey in bus stations like Folkestone, Middelburg Square, Folkestone, Eurotunnel Terminal (FOCA) and Folkestone, Motorway Service Area.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Folkestone, Middelburg Square, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a bus from Manchester to Folkestone is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Manchester to Folkestone including taking a train, bus or flight.

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