The cheapest buses from Manchester to Luton

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Cheapest

$41

Average

$53

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Manchester to Luton will cost around $ 53 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 41.

Cheapest
02:00PMManchester, Coach Station6h25 08:25PMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$411One-way
Cheapest
07:00AMManchester, Coach Station7h40 02:40PMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$411One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:30PMManchester, Coach Station8h25 03:55AMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$451One-way
10:00AMManchester, Coach Station5h10 03:10PMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$521One-way
03:00PMManchester, Coach Station7h34 10:34PMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$611One-way

Timetable Manchester to Luton

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04:10AMManchester, Coach Station6h00 10:10AMLuton, London Luton Airport
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07:00AMManchester, Coach Station7h40 02:40PMLuton, London Luton Airport
0 changes
10:00AMManchester, Coach Station5h10 03:10PMLuton, London Luton Airport
0 changes
02:00PMManchester, Coach Station6h25 08:25PMLuton, London Luton Airport
0 changes
03:00PMManchester, Coach Station7h34 10:34PMLuton, London Luton Airport
0 changes
07:30PMManchester, Coach Station8h25 03:55AMLuton, London Luton Airport
0 changes
11:50PMManchester, Coach Station5h20 05:10AMLuton, London Luton Airport
0 changes

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Sat
Sep 25
$86
$43National Express
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Sun
Sep 26
$86
$41National Express
$362British Airways
Mon
Sep 27
$86
$35National Express
$320British Airways
Tue
Sep 28
$86
$31National Express
$69British Airways
Wed
Sep 29
$86
$31National Express
$244British Airways
Thu
Sep 30
$86
$31National Express
$214British Airways
Fri
Oct 1
$86Avanti West Coast
$33National Express
$183British Airways
Sat
Oct 2
$86
$29National Express
$75British Airways
Sun
Oct 3
$86
$29National Express
$90British Airways
Mon
Oct 4
$76Avanti West Coast
$29National Express
$79British Airways
Tue
Oct 5
$86
$29National Express
$98British Airways
Wed
Oct 6
$86
$29National Express
$127British Airways
Thu
Oct 7
$86
$29National Express
$90British Airways
Fri
Oct 8
$76Avanti West Coast
$29National Express
$79British Airways
Sat
Oct 9
$86
$29National Express
$77British Airways
Mon
Oct 11
$71Avanti West Coast
$29National Express
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Tue
Oct 12
$75Avanti West Coast
$29National Express
$81British Airways
Fri
Oct 15
$75Avanti West Coast
$29National Express
$112British Airways

The fastest buses from Manchester to Luton

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Fastest Journey

5 h 10 m

Average

6 h 39 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

216 km

Of the 7 buses that leave Manchester for Luton every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 216 km distance in an average of 6 h 39 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 25 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
10:00AMManchester, Coach Station5h10 03:10PMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$521One-way
2nd Fastest
11:50PMManchester, Coach Station5h20 05:10AMLuton, London Luton Airport
0 changes
$681One-way
04:10AMManchester, Coach Station6h00 10:10AMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$631One-way
02:00PMManchester, Coach Station6h25 08:25PMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$411One-way
03:00PMManchester, Coach Station7h34 10:34PMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$611One-way

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Bus Information between Manchester and Luton

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$35 (€28)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Manchester to Luton cover the 134 miles (216 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $35 (€28), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $31 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Luton Station Interchange (Stand LS13).

Bus companies

National Express buses between Manchester and Luton

Travel between Manchester and Luton from $31 (€25) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

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 - Luton 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.

    Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your National Express bus ticket from Manchester to Luton:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Travel Tips

    Buses from Manchester to Luton
    Take the bus to Luton 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 Luton.
    FAQs
    How much do cheap bus tickets between Manchester and Luton cost?
    Bus tickets to Luton from Manchester for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $31 (€25)  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the price of a bus ticket from Manchester to Luton?
    The Manchester to Luton bus ticket price is on average $35 (€28)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
    How far is it from Manchester to Luton by bus?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Manchester and Luton by bus to be approximately 134 miles (216 km).
    What is the Manchester to Luton bus travel time?
    The Manchester to Luton bus duration is on average 6 h 25 min, which is to be expected when traveling 134 miles (216 km) from Manchester to Luton. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    When traveling by bus from Manchester to Luton, which bus station in Manchester do I depart from and which bus station in Luton do I arrive in?

    When departing from Manchester, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. When arriving in Luton, you can end your trip in bus stations like Luton Station Interchange (Stand LS13), Luton, Bus Station and Luton, Galaxy Centre (Stop G3).

    Omio customers book a bus from Manchester Piccadilly   to Luton Station Interchange (Stand LS13)   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the bus station in Manchester? Where is the bus station in Luton?

    The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Manchester.

    The most popular arrival bus station, Luton Station Interchange (Stand LS13), is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Luton.

    Which bus providers can get me from Manchester to Luton?
    For the best Manchester to Luton bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services from Manchester to Luton to compare what amenities they may offer.
    When does the first bus depart from Manchester to Luton? When does the last bus depart from Manchester to Luton?
    The first Manchester to Luton bus departs at 5: 45 AM   and the last bus from Manchester to Luton leaves at 4: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Manchester to Luton on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    When should I book the Manchester to Luton bus for the best deals on tickets?
    If you buy a bus ticket from Manchester to Luton within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $35 (€28) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Manchester and Luton are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Manchester
    Manchester (Coach Station)
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
    How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
    This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.