Manchester to Swansea bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Manchester to Swansea

Showing times and prices for Apr 18


Fastest Journey

6 h 50 m


9 h 25 m

Buses per day



237 km

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Swansea start from $27 with an average ticket price of $33.

The fastest bus from Manchester to Swansea takes 6h 50m in comparison to an average duration of 9h 25m and covers a distance of 237 km.

7 buses leave Manchester for Swansea every day with It's difficult to get from Manchester to Swansea without transferring at least once. travelling directly.

National Express
Manchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
National Express
Manchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
National Express
Manchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
National Express
Manchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
1 transfer

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Swansea

distanceDistance146 miles (236 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$26 (€23)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus providersNational Express, FlixBus or Megabus

Buses from Manchester to Swansea cover the 146 miles (236 km) long route taking on average 8 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $11 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $26 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Swansea, University Bay Campus.

Bus providers: National Express, FlixBus and Megabus from Manchester to Swansea

Find the best buses between Manchester and Swansea with Omio's travel partners National Express, FlixBus and Megabus from $11 (€10). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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

FAQs: Bus from Manchester to Swansea

FAQs: Take the bus from Manchester to Swansea with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Swansea.
Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Swansea can start from as little as $11 (€10) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Manchester to Swansea is $26 (€23); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester to Swansea bus travel time is 8 h 10 min   for the 146 mile (236 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Manchester to Swansea leaves at 9: 20 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Manchester to Swansea leaves at 4: 20 PM.
Take the Manchester to Swansea bus with National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the journey to Swansea from Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Manchester, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and Manchester, Airport. When arriving in Swansea, you can end your journey in bus stations like Swansea, University Bay Campus, Swansea, Fabian Way / Port Tennant Road and Swansea, Quadrant Bus Station.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Swansea, University Bay Campus, located 3.2 miles (5.1 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a bus from Manchester to Swansea is December.
You have options as you can travel from Manchester to Swansea 2 different ways: bus or train.
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