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Bus Information between Northampton and Manchester

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$19 (€16)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Northampton to Manchester cover the 102 miles (164 km) long route taking on average 6 h 10 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 (€16), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Northampton and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Bus companies

National Express Northampton – Manchester

You can travel by bus between Northampton and Manchester with National Express for as low as $12 (€10). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Northampton - Manchester bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

  • Average Price: $29

National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from Northampton to Manchester:

  • 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 Manchester from Northampton
Take the bus to Manchester 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 Northampton to Manchester.
FAQs
How much do cheap bus tickets to Manchester from Northampton cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Northampton to Manchester buses for as little as $12 (€10)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus between Northampton and Manchester?
If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Northampton to Manchester bus to cost on average $19 (€16)  one way.
How many miles is it from Northampton to Manchester by bus?
You should expect to travel around 102 miles (164 km)  to Manchester from Northampton by bus.
What is the Northampton to Manchester bus travel time?
The bus time to Manchester from Northampton is on average 6 h 10 min  for the 102 miles (164 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Manchester from Northampton by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What bus station in Northampton goes to Manchester? What bus station do I come into Manchester from Northampton?

There are a few bus stations in Northampton to start your route from including Northampton, Saxon Avenue / Wake Way (Grange Park), Northampton, North Gate Bus Station and Northampton, Far Cotton. In Manchester you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Northampton   and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Where is the bus station in Northampton? Where is the bus station in Manchester?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Northampton, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Northampton.

The most popular arrival bus station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, is located 0.3 miles (489 m) away from the city center of Manchester.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Northampton to Manchester?
For the best Northampton to Manchester bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services between Northampton and Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
How far in advance should I purchase bus tickets to Manchester from Northampton for the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Northampton to Manchester is on average $19 (€16) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this journey. In general, you can find bus tickets to Manchester from Northampton available a few months in advance.