Manchester to London bus

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to London

Showing times and prices for Dec 07

Cheapest

7

Average

18

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.

2nd Cheapest
10:05AMManchester, Airport5h40 03:45PMLondon
0 transfers
71One-way
02:00PMManchester, Airport6h00 08:00PMLondon
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101One-way
01:30PMManchester6h30 08:00PMLondon
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101One-way
04:50AMManchester6h25 11:15AMLondon
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101One-way
09:35AMManchester6h10 03:45PMLondon
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101One-way

Bus schedule from Manchester to London

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, December 7
02:30AMManchester4h35 07:05AMLondon
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02:55AMManchester, Airport4h10 07:05AMLondon
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04:10AMManchester, Coach Station6h40 10:50AMLondon
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04:50AMManchester6h25 11:15AMLondon
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04:50AMManchester5h40 10:30AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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05:20AMManchester, Airport5h10 10:30AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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05:20AMManchester, Airport5h55 11:15AMLondon
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06:45AMManchester, Coach Station5h30 12:15PMLondon
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07:10AMManchester4h50 12:00PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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07:10AMManchester5h40 12:50PMLondon
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08:30AMManchester, Coach Station5h20 01:50PMLondon
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09:35AMManchester5h25 03:00PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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09:35AMManchester6h10 03:45PMLondon
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09:45AMManchester, Coach Station5h30 03:15PMLondon
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10:00AMManchester, Coach Station6h15 04:15PMLondon
1 transfer
10:05AMManchester, Airport5h40 03:45PMLondon
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10:05AMManchester, Airport4h55 03:00PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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11:00AMManchester, Coach Station5h20 04:20PMLondon
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12:00PMManchester, Coach Station5h20 05:20PMLondon
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01:30PMManchester6h30 08:00PMLondon
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01:30PMManchester, Coach Station5h50 07:20PMLondon
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01:30PMManchester5h40 07:10PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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02:00PMManchester, Airport6h00 08:00PMLondon
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02:00PMManchester, Airport5h10 07:10PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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02:30PMManchester, Coach Station5h25 07:55PMLondon
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03:00PMManchester, Coach Station5h10 08:10PMLondon
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03:15PMManchester, Coach Station5h55 09:10PMLondon
1 transfer
04:00PMManchester5h05 09:05PMLondon
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04:30PMManchester, Airport4h35 09:05PMLondon
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04:30PMManchester, Coach Station5h20 09:50PMLondon
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05:30PMManchester, Coach Station5h00 10:30PMLondon
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06:15PMManchester, Coach Station5h05 11:20PMLondon
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09:00PMManchester, Coach Station7h50 04:50AMLondon
2 transfers
11:20PMManchester6h05 05:25AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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11:20PMManchester6h45 06:05AMLondon
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11:50PMManchester, Airport6h15 06:05AMLondon
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11:50PMManchester, Coach Station6h30 06:20AMLondon
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11:50PMManchester, Airport5h35 05:25AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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Bus times from Manchester to London

Showing times and prices for Dec 07

Fastest Journey

4 h 10 m

Average

5 h 38 m

Buses per day

38

Distance

262 km

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.

Fastest
02:55AMManchester, Airport4h10 07:05AMLondon
0 transfers
191One-way
2nd Fastest
04:30PMManchester, Airport4h35 09:05PMLondon
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191One-way
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02:30AMManchester4h35 07:05AMLondon
0 transfers
181One-way
07:10AMManchester4h50 12:00PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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241One-way
10:05AMManchester, Airport4h55 03:00PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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221One-way

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to London

distanceDistance162 miles (261 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$10 (€9)
frequencyBus frequency6 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 6 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesNational 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).

Bus providers: National Express and FlixBus from Manchester to London

Buy your official National Express and FlixBus bus tickets between Manchester and London from $8 (€7) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

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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:

    • Average Duration: 5 h 16 min
    • Average Price: $8
    • FlixBus frequency: 6 a day

    Buses from Manchester to London

    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

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    Which bus companies travel from Manchester to London?

    On the Manchester - London route, National Express buses travel daily.

    How long does the bus ride from Manchester to London take?

    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

    How often can I travel by bus from Manchester to London?

    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.

    Bus stations on the route Manchester - London?

    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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to London from Manchester

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to London 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 London.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Manchester to London buses for as little as $8 (€7)  in the next 7 days.
    The Manchester to London bus ticket price is on average $10 (€9)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    The bus distance from Manchester to London is around 162 miles (261 km).
    On average the Manchester to London bus time is 4 h 35 min  covering the 162 miles (261 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    For the route from Manchester to London you can take a bus with National Express, Megabus, Infobus or Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services between Manchester and London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there are 6 direct buses per day from Manchester to London with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
    The average number of buses departing Manchester for London is 6 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the earliest bus from Manchester to London at 10: 50 PM   or take the last bus from Manchester to London leaving at 10: 50 PM. Look for the latest Manchester to London bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
    If you purchase a bus ticket from Manchester to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $10 (€9) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to London from Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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