Manchester to Stansted bus

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Stansted

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Cheapest

54

Average

58

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.

Cheapest
03:00PMManchester, Coach Station7h45 10:45PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
541One-way
Cheapest
02:30PMManchester, Coach Station6h40 09:10PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
541One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:30PMManchester, Coach Station8h15 12:45AMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
551One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:15PMManchester, Coach Station7h40 01:55AMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
551One-way
01:30PMManchester, Coach Station7h25 08:55PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
621One-way

Bus schedule from Manchester to Stansted

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, August 17
04:10AMManchester, Coach Station8h05 12:15PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
01:30PMManchester, Coach Station7h25 08:55PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
02:30PMManchester, Coach Station6h40 09:10PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
03:00PMManchester, Coach Station7h45 10:45PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
04:30PMManchester, Coach Station8h15 12:45AMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
06:15PMManchester, Coach Station7h40 01:55AMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
09:00PMManchester, Coach Station7h15 04:15AMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer

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Bus times from Manchester to Stansted

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Fastest Journey

6 h 40 m

Average

7 h 35 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

241 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester to Stansted without transferring at least once.

Fastest
02:30PMManchester, Coach Station6h40 09:10PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
541One-way
2nd Fastest
09:00PMManchester, Coach Station7h15 04:15AMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
631One-way
01:30PMManchester, Coach Station7h25 08:55PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
621One-way
06:15PMManchester, Coach Station7h40 01:55AMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
551One-way
03:00PMManchester, Coach Station7h45 10:45PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
541One-way

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Stansted

distanceDistance149 miles (240 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$52 (€48)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesNational Express or FlixBus

Buses from Manchester to Stansted cover the 149 miles (240 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express or FlixBus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $33 (€31), but the average price of bus tickets is $52 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Stansted, London Stansted Airport Coach Station.

Bus companies: National Express and FlixBus from Manchester to Stansted

Find the best buses to Stansted from Manchester with Omio's travel partners National Express and FlixBus from $33 (€31). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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FlixBus

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 between Manchester and Stansted, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: $33

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.

FlixBus from Manchester to Stansted bus information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 10 min
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Bus to Stansted from Manchester

Take the bus to Stansted 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 Stansted.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Manchester to Stansted for the next 7 days starting from $33 (€31)  one way.
If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Stansted bus to cost on average $52 (€48)  one way.
The bus distance from Manchester to Stansted is around 149 miles (240 km).
While the time it takes to travel 149 miles (240 km) to Stansted from Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Manchester to Stansted bus journey time is on average 6 h 25 min.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Stansted, London Stansted Airport Coach Station.

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Stansted, London Stansted Airport Coach Station and need to travel approximately 2.9 miles (4.6 km) from the bus station to the city center in Stansted.

Take the Manchester to Stansted bus with National Express or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route from Manchester to Stansted as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there is 1 bus a day from Manchester to Stansted. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first bus from Manchester to Stansted at 5: 45 AM. The last bus from Manchester to Stansted that you can take departs at 8: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Manchester to Stansted schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
If you purchase the Manchester to Stansted bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $52 (€48). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Stansted from Manchester. 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.

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