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Bus Information from Manchester to Paris

distanceDistance375 miles (605 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Manchester to Paris cover the 375 miles (605 km) long route with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).

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Manchester to Paris with National Express

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National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel from Manchester to Paris? National Express is the UK’s leading bus company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express bus schedules and tickets available for the route on Omio to find the best deals on buses from Manchester to Paris. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 375 miles (605 km) from Manchester to Paris.

All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Manchester to Paris bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus from Manchester to Paris are the following:

  • 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.

Buses from Manchester to Paris

The journey by bus from Manchester to Paris needs to be booked in two stages. Firstly, from Manchester bus Station to London Victoria bus Station. From here, there are frequent direct services to Paris. The total journey times between the two cities can be as short as 11.5 hours plus the transfer time in London. buses arrive at either Paris Quai de Bercy or at Paris Gare Routière Galliéni.

Which bus companies travel from Manchester to Paris?

Buses from Manchester to London are operated by National Express while there is a choice of three providers for the onward journey. These are Eurolines, part of National Express, and the European-owned Ouibus and FlixBus. All companies have modern buses with comfortable seating, power outlets, wifi and toilets.

How long is the bus from Manchester to Paris?

By booking direct routes from Manchester to London and from London to Paris, journey times vary from 11.5 hours to around 17 hours with arrivals the following day. Some Manchester to London buses involve a connection at Birmingham bus Station while the majority of London to Paris routes are direct. Just a few routes a day require a transfer at either Brussels or Antwerp.

How many buses are there from Manchester to Paris?

With over two dozen buses a day from Manchester to London, over 10 of which are direct and over 20 onward departures from London to Paris, it is easy to plan a journey with just a short transfer time in London. buses from both Manchester and London start departing in the early morning and continue throughout the day until late at night.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Manchester to Paris?

Departure Station: buses to Paris from Manchester depart from Manchester Chorlton Street bus Station which is close to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station and a 10 minute walk from the city center. Facilities at the bus station include local bus stops, a cab rank, wifi, toilets, ATMs, shops, food kiosks and cafes.

Arrival Station: buses from Manchester to Paris terminate at either Paris Quai de Bercy or at Paris Gare Routière Galliéni. Both arrival points are just a short walk from the city center and part of the city's transport network of local buses, Metro trains and taxis. Their facilities include wifi, toilets, cafes and shops.

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Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for buses between Manchester and Paris?

Travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Paris, France by bus is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Manchester?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/21/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Manchester and Paris as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Manchester, United Kingdom from Paris, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Paris to Manchester is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Paris?

What are the requirements?

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 9/21/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Manchester from Paris here.

How far is it from Manchester to Paris by bus?
The Manchester to Paris bus distance is approximately 375 miles (605 km).
Which bus station from Manchester to Paris do I depart from? Which Paris bus station from Manchester do I arrive in?

Some of the Manchester bus stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Paris include Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Pl. Du Panthéon and Paris, Paris (Bercy Seine).

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).

Where do I find the Manchester bus station to Paris? Where is the Paris bus station?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Paris most often arrive at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus providers can get me from Manchester to Paris?
For the best Manchester to Paris bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services to Paris from Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester (Coach Station)

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.