The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Manchester to Swansea is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 2 buses that leave Manchester for Swansea every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||146 miles (236 km)|
|Average bus duration||11 h 55 min|
|Bus providers||Flixbus or National Express|
Buses from Manchester to Swansea cover the 146 miles (236 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 55 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Swansea, University Bay Campus.
Find the best route to Swansea from Manchester with FlixBus and National Express. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.
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 Swansea, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
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.
Some of the Manchester bus stations to Swansea you can start your journey from include Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Swansea include Swansea, University Bay Campus, Swansea, Quadrant Bus Station and Swansea, The Kingsway / Picton Lane (Digital Village).
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving in Swansea, University Bay Campus.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center of Manchester.
The most popular arrival bus station, Swansea, University Bay Campus, is located 3.2 miles (5.1 km) away from the city center of Swansea.
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