The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Manchester to York is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 45 m
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It's difficult to get from Manchester to York without transferring at least once.
|Distance||57 miles (92 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$19 (€17)|
|Bus providers||National Express|
Buses from Manchester to York cover the 57 miles (92 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $19 (€17), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in York, Train Station.
Travel from Manchester to York from $15 (€13) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
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 York, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Buses from Manchester to York are provided by National Express, which runs frequent services from approximately 4:00 a.m. to the late evening. On any given day, there are more than 10 buses available, usually departing every hour until noon and every two hours afterwards. All buses stop in Leeds, where travelers must transfer to a York-bound coach. The fastest buses take 2 hours and 30 minutes to get to York, and the slowest can take more than 4 hours. Manchester coach station (located a 10-minute walk from Piccadilly station and the city centre) is the departure point, and buses arrive at York coach and bus station, situated next to the railroad station, on the western bank of the River Ouse.
York is a north England city of haunting medieval beauty with ancient walls dating back to the 13th century enclosing a maze of narrow cobbled streets just waiting to be explored. Highlights include the York Minster Cathedral, the Jorvik Viking Centre, and an abundance of museums, cafes and pubs. Buses from Manchester to York arrive at York Bus Station located on Station Road opposite the railroad station. York is a compact and pedestrian friendly city so getting around on foot is very easy. Also frequent bus service connect the city’s major destinations, and cabs are available at spots such as the railroad Station, St Leonard’s Place, St Saviourgate, and Blossom Street. Passengers continuing their journeys out of the city can take Yorkshire Coastliner buses to major towns in the county and to resorts on the east coast such as Scarborough.
When departing from Manchester, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. When arriving in York, you can end your route in bus stations like York, Train Station, York, Rail Station and York, Clifford Street.
Omio customers book a bus from Manchester Piccadilly to York, Train Station most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center of Manchester. The most popular arrival bus station in York, called York, Train Station, is located around 0.6 miles (890 m) away from its city center.
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