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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Plymouth

distanceDistance229 miles (369 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$40 (€33)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Manchester to Plymouth cover the 229 miles (369 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $40 (€33), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $34 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Plymouth.

Bus companies: National Express from Manchester to Plymouth

National Express buses will get you between Manchester and Plymouth from $34 (€29). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus from Manchester to Plymouth, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: $34

When you buy your National Express bus tickets to Plymouth from Manchester don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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 Plymouth from Manchester

Take the bus to Plymouth 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 Plymouth.

How much are cheap buses to Plymouth from Manchester?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Plymouth from Manchester for the next 7 days starting from $34 (€29)  one way.

What is the cost of a bus to Plymouth from Manchester?

The Manchester to Plymouth bus ticket price is on average $40 (€33)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

How far is Plymouth from Manchester by bus?

You should expect to travel around 229 miles (369 km)  between Manchester and Plymouth by bus.

How long is the bus to Plymouth from Manchester?

While the time it takes to travel 229 miles (369 km) to Plymouth from Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Manchester to Plymouth bus journey time is on average 8 h 50 min.

What is the departure bus station in Manchester and arrival bus station in Plymouth?

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 Plymouth, you can end your trip in bus stations like Plymouth, Plymouth, Viaduct and Plymouth, Marsh Mills.

Omio customers book a bus from Manchester Piccadilly   to Plymouth   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure bus station in Manchester located? Where is the arrival bus station in Plymouth located?

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

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Plymouth and need to travel approximately 0.3 miles (504 m) from the bus station to the city center in Plymouth.

What bus companies offer a service to Plymouth from Manchester?

If you're looking for buses from Manchester to Plymouth, you can rely on National Express to get you to Plymouth. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Manchester to Plymouth route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When can I take the first bus from Manchester to Plymouth? When can I take the last bus for the day?

You can take the earliest bus from Manchester to Plymouth at 7: 00 AM   or take the last bus from Manchester to Plymouth leaving at 3: 00 PM. Look for the latest Manchester to Plymouth bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.

How far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from Manchester to Plymouth to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this route and save money. If you buy bus tickets from Manchester to Plymouth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $40 (€33) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Manchester to Plymouth a few months in advance.