Southampton to Manchester bus

Cheap bus tickets from Southampton to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jun 29

Cheapest

20

Average

20

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.

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07:55AMSouthampton7h00 02:55PMManchester
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08:15AMSouthampton6h40 02:55PMManchester
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08:15AMSouthampton6h05 02:20PMManchester, Airport
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07:55AMSouthampton6h25 02:20PMManchester, Airport
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Bus schedule from Southampton to Manchester

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07:55AMSouthampton7h00 02:55PMManchester
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07:55AMSouthampton6h25 02:20PMManchester, Airport
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08:15AMSouthampton6h40 02:55PMManchester
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08:15AMSouthampton6h05 02:20PMManchester, Airport
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Bus times from Southampton to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jun 29

Fastest Journey

6 h 5 m

Average

6 h 32 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

292 km

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

Fastest
08:15AMSouthampton6h05 02:20PMManchester, Airport
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201One-way
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07:55AMSouthampton6h25 02:20PMManchester, Airport
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201One-way
08:15AMSouthampton6h40 02:55PMManchester
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201One-way
07:55AMSouthampton7h00 02:55PMManchester
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Overview: Bus from Southampton to Manchester

distanceDistance181 miles (292 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$21 (€19)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersMegabus or National Express

Buses from Southampton to Manchester cover the 181 miles (292 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 5 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $21 (€19), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $18 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Bus companies: National Express from Southampton to Manchester

For as little as $18 (€16) you can travel by bus to Manchester from Southampton with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

National Express

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

  • Average Price: $18

Travel Tips: Bus to Manchester from Southampton

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 Southampton to Manchester.
FAQs
Bus tickets to Manchester from Southampton for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $18 (€16)  one way in the next 7 days.
The Southampton to Manchester bus ticket price is on average $21 (€19)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The bus distance from Southampton to Manchester is around 181 miles (292 km).
While the time it takes to travel 181 miles (292 km) between Southampton and Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Southampton to Manchester bus journey time is on average 5 h 5 min.

When taking the bus to Manchester from Southampton, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Southampton, Coach Station, Southampton, West Park Rd. And Southampton, Saint Mary's Stadium. Your route can end in bus stations such as Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Southampton Central   and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Southampton Central and travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Manchester, Coach Station and need to travel approximately 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the bus station to the city center in Manchester.

For the best Southampton to Manchester bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Megabus or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Southampton and Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there is 1 direct bus per day from Southampton to Manchester. You can look to travel with Megabus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
The average number of buses departing Southampton for Manchester is 1 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first bus from Southampton to Manchester at 4: 45 AM. The last bus from Southampton to Manchester that you can take departs at 10: 50 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Southampton to Manchester schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you purchase a bus ticket from Southampton to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $21 (€19) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Southampton to Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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