The cheapest buses from Oxford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Oct 24

Cheapest

$28

Average

$29

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.

The average ticket from Oxford to Manchester will cost around $ 29 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 28.

Cheapest
06:50PMOxford3h50 10:40PMManchester
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$281One-way
Cheapest
09:30AMOxford4h00 01:30PMManchester
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$281One-way
Cheapest
06:50PMOxford3h20 10:10PMManchester, Airport
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$281One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:00AMOxford4h40 03:40PMManchester
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$311One-way

Timetable Oxford to Manchester

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09:30AMOxford4h00 01:30PMManchester
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11:00AMOxford4h40 03:40PMManchester
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06:50PMOxford3h50 10:40PMManchester
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06:50PMOxford3h20 10:10PMManchester, Airport
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Sat
Oct 23
$68Cross Country
$23Megabus
$92British Airways
Sun
Oct 24
$130Cross Country
$26Megabus
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Mon
Oct 25
$130Cross Country
$23Megabus
$92British Airways
Tue
Oct 26
$53Cross Country
$20Megabus
$167British Airways
Wed
Oct 27
$65Cross Country
$23Megabus
$308British Airways
Thu
Oct 28
$53Cross Country
$20Megabus
$218British Airways
Fri
Oct 29
$65Cross Country
$23Megabus
$210British Airways
Sat
Oct 30
$66Cross Country
$20Megabus
$92British Airways
Sun
Oct 31
$65Cross Country
$20Megabus
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Mon
Nov 1
$65Cross Country
$20Megabus
$119British Airways
Tue
Nov 2
$53Cross Country
$20Megabus
$77British Airways
Wed
Nov 3
$53Cross Country
$20Megabus
$125British Airways
Thu
Nov 4
$53Cross Country
$20Megabus
$99British Airways
Fri
Nov 5
$66Cross Country
$23Megabus
$77British Airways
Sat
Nov 6
$65Cross Country
$20Megabus
$107British Airways
Sun
Nov 7
$65Cross Country
$20Megabus
$84British Airways
Mon
Nov 8
$65Cross Country
$20Megabus
$76British Airways
Tue
Nov 9
$53Cross Country
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Wed
Nov 10
$53Cross Country
$20Megabus
$77British Airways
Thu
Nov 11
$128Cross Country
$20Megabus
$62British Airways
Fri
Nov 12
$66Cross Country
$20Megabus
$77British Airways

The fastest buses from Oxford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Oct 24

Fastest Journey

3 h 20 m

Average

3 h 57 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

203 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Oxford for Manchester every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 203 km distance in an average of 3 h 57 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
06:50PMOxford3h20 10:10PMManchester, Airport
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$281One-way
2nd Fastest
06:50PMOxford3h50 10:40PMManchester
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$281One-way
09:30AMOxford4h00 01:30PMManchester
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$281One-way
11:00AMOxford4h40 03:40PMManchester
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$311One-way

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Bus Information between Oxford and Manchester

distanceDistance126 miles (203 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$23 (€18)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express or Megabus

Buses from Oxford to Manchester cover the 126 miles (203 km) long route taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $20 (€16), but the average price of bus tickets is $23 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Bus companies

National Express Oxford – Manchester

Travel from Oxford to Manchester from $20 (€16) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel between Oxford and Manchester? National Express is the UK’s leading bus company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express bus schedules and tickets available for the trip on Omio to find the best deals on buses between Oxford and Manchester. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 126 miles (203 km) from Oxford to Manchester.

All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Oxford to Manchester bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus from Oxford to Manchester are the following:

  • 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.

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Buses from Oxford to Manchester
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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest bus from Oxford to Manchester?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Oxford to Manchester buses for as little as $20 (€16)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket between Oxford and Manchester?
The Oxford to Manchester bus ticket price is on average $23 (€18)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance between Oxford and Manchester by bus?
The Oxford to Manchester bus distance is approximately 126 miles (203 km).
What is the Oxford to Manchester bus travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 126 miles (203 km) to Manchester from Oxford can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Oxford to Manchester bus journey time is on average 3 h 20 min.
What bus station in Oxford goes to Manchester? What bus station do I come into Manchester from Oxford?

When departing from Oxford, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5), Oxford, Bus Station, Gloucester Green and Oxford, Railway Station (Stop R4). When arriving in Manchester, you can end your trip in bus stations like Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Omio customers book a bus from Oxford   to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange   most frequently for this route.

Where is the bus station in Oxford to go to Manchester? Where is the bus station in Manchester located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Oxford and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this bus station to the city center.

What bus providers offer a service to Manchester from Oxford?
If you're looking for buses from Oxford to Manchester, you can rely on National Express or Megabus to get you to Manchester. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Oxford to Manchester journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Oxford to Manchester?
The earliest bus departing from Oxford to Manchester leaves at 8: 30 AM. The last bus departing from Oxford to Manchester leaves at 6: 50 PM. You can find the latest Oxford to Manchester bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from Oxford to Manchester to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy bus tickets to Manchester from Oxford within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $23 (€18) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Oxford to Manchester a few months in advance.

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