Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Luton

Showing times and prices for Jan 28

Cheapest

$37

Average

$49

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 $ 49 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 37.

Cheapest
02:00PMManchester, Coach Station6h15 08:15PMLuton, Bus Station
1 changes
$371One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:00PMManchester, Coach Station8h04 12:04AMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$411One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:00PMManchester, Coach Station7h34 10:34PMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$411One-way
12:15PMManchester, Coach Station5h45 06:00PMLuton, Bus Station
1 changes
$421One-way
02:00PMManchester, Coach Station6h25 08:25PMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$441One-way

Bus schedule from Manchester to Luton

Showing buses for tomorrow, Fri, Jan 28
04:10AMManchester, Coach Station8h20 12:30PMLuton, Bus Station
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04:10AMManchester, Coach Station8h30 12:40PMLuton, London Luton Airport
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06:45AMManchester, Coach Station8h10 02:55PMLuton, London Luton Airport
0 changes
10:00AMManchester, Coach Station5h10 03:10PMLuton, London Luton Airport
0 changes
10:00AMManchester, Coach Station5h00 03:00PMLuton, Bus Station
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12:15PMManchester, Coach Station5h45 06:00PMLuton, Bus Station
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12:15PMManchester, Coach Station5h55 06:10PMLuton, London Luton Airport
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02:00PMManchester, Coach Station6h25 08:25PMLuton, London Luton Airport
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02:00PMManchester, Coach Station6h15 08:15PMLuton, Bus Station
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03:00PMManchester, Coach Station7h34 10:34PMLuton, London Luton Airport
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04:00PMManchester, Coach Station8h04 12:04AMLuton, London Luton Airport
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07:30PMManchester, Coach Station8h15 03:45AMLuton, Bus Station
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07:30PMManchester, Coach Station8h25 03:55AMLuton, London Luton Airport
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11:50PMManchester, Coach Station6h10 06:00AMLuton, Bus Station
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11:50PMManchester, Coach Station5h20 05:10AMLuton, London Luton Airport
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Fri
Jan 28
$84East Midlands Railway
$37National Express
$443British Airways
Sat
Jan 29
$84East Midlands Railway
$33National Express
$211British Airways
Sun
Jan 30
$73Avanti West Coast
$39National Express
$108British Airways
Mon
Jan 31
$84East Midlands Railway
$33National Express
$166British Airways
Tue
Feb 1
$84East Midlands Railway
$32National Express
$138British Airways
Wed
Feb 2
$84East Midlands Railway
$32National Express
$126British Airways
Thu
Feb 3
$73Avanti West Coast
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$90British Airways
Fri
Feb 4
$72Avanti West Coast
$28National Express
$84British Airways
Sat
Feb 5
$83East Midlands Railway
$27National Express
$85British Airways
Sun
Feb 6
$84East Midlands Railway
$35National Express
$86British Airways
Tue
Feb 8
$63Avanti West Coast
$31National Express
$84British Airways

Bus times from Manchester to Luton

Showing times and prices for Jan 28

Fastest Journey

5 h

Average

6 h 53 m

Buses per day

15

Distance

216 km

Of the 15 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 53 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 30 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 Station5h00 03:00PMLuton, Bus Station
1 changes
$551One-way
2nd Fastest
10:00AMManchester, Coach Station5h10 03:10PMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$601One-way
11:50PMManchester, Coach Station5h20 05:10AMLuton, London Luton Airport
0 changes
$661One-way
12:15PMManchester, Coach Station5h45 06:00PMLuton, Bus Station
1 changes
$421One-way
12:15PMManchester, Coach Station5h55 06:10PMLuton, London Luton Airport
1 changes
$441One-way

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Luton

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$34 (€29)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Manchester to Luton cover the 134 miles (216 km) long route taking on average 6 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $32 (€27), but the average price of bus tickets is $34 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Luton, Bus Station.

Bus companies: National Express buses between Manchester and Luton

Travel between Manchester and Luton from $32 (€27) 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: Bus to Luton from Manchester

    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?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Manchester to Luton to cost as little as $32 (€27)  in the next 7 days.

    How much is a bus ticket to Luton from Manchester?

    If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Luton bus price to come in at an average of $34 (€29)  one way.

    How far is Luton from Manchester by bus?

    The Manchester to Luton bus distance is approximately 134 miles (216 km).

    How long is the bus to Luton from Manchester?

    On average the Manchester to Luton bus time is 6 h 15 min  covering the 134 miles (216 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    What station does the bus from Manchester to Luton depart from? Which Luton bus station do I come into from Manchester?

    When taking a bus from Manchester, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. When you arrive in Luton, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Luton, Bus Station, Luton, Galaxy Centre (Stop G3) and Luton, London Luton Airport.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Manchester Piccadilly   to Luton, Bus Station.

    Where is the bus station in Manchester to go to Luton? Where is the bus station in Luton located?

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city center to get to this bus station.

    Passengers arriving in Luton most often arrive at Luton, Bus Station and need to travel around 0.2 miles (342 m) from this bus station to the city center.

    Which bus providers should I travel with from Manchester to Luton?

    For the trip from Manchester to Luton you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Manchester to Luton on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    Can I book a direct bus from Manchester to Luton?

    Yes, you can look for direct buses from Manchester to Luton with National Express  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.

    What time is the earliest bus from Manchester to Luton? What time is the last bus from Manchester to Luton?

    The first Manchester to Luton bus departs at 6: 45 AM   and the last bus from Manchester to Luton leaves at 7: 30 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.

    How early should I purchase bus tickets to Luton from Manchester to score the best deals?

    If you book the Manchester to Luton bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $34 (€29). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Manchester and Luton. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.