The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Manchester to London is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 10 m
5 h 38 m
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Of the 38 buses that leave Manchester for London every day 34 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||162 miles (261 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 35 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$10 (€9)|
|Bus frequency||6 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 6 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||National Express, Megabus, Infobus or Flixbus|
Buses from Manchester to London cover the 162 miles (261 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, Infobus or Flixbus. Normally, there are 6 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $8 (€7), but the average price of bus tickets is $10 (€9).
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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 - London 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.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Manchester to London bus information with FlixBus:
On the route numerous direct journeys are offered daily and distributed over the entire day. However, there are also transfers available at Birmingham and London Heathrow Airport. The shortest connections have a journey time of 4:20 hours, the longest 8:30 hours.
On the Manchester - London route, National Express buses travel daily.
For direct bus journeys from Manchester to London travellers need 4:20 hrs to 6:30 hrs. The longest journey with two transfers at Birmingham and London Heathrow Airport takes 8:30 hrs
In almost every hour there is at least one bus from Manchester to London. Also at night at shortly before 0:00 o'clock and again at 3:00 o'clock and 3:55 o'clock buses depart with destination London in the British city.
At which bus station does the bus leave Manchester? The Manchester Coach Station is located on central Charlton Street within walking distance of Manchester Piccadilly Station. The Piccadilly Gardens tram stop is less than 0.5km away and has several lines.
At which bus station does the bus arrive in London? The Victoria Coach Station bus stop is right next to Victoria Station. There are several metro lines in the basement of the station.
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