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Bus Information between Stansted and Manchester

distanceDistance149 miles (240 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$44 (€35)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Stansted to Manchester cover the 149 miles (240 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $38 (€31), but the average price of bus tickets is $44 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

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Bus from Stansted to Manchester with National Express

Travel from Stansted to Manchester from $38 (€31) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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 Stansted - 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.

    When you buy your National Express bus tickets from Stansted to Manchester don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • 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

    Buses from Stansted to Manchester
    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 Stansted to Manchester.
    FAQs
    How much do cheap buses to Manchester from Stansted cost?
    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Stansted to Manchester for as low as $38 (€31)  for the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a bus between Stansted and Manchester?
    The Stansted to Manchester bus ticket price is on average $44 (€35)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    How far is it from Stansted to Manchester by bus?
    The Stansted to Manchester bus distance is approximately 149 miles (240 km).
    What is the Stansted to Manchester bus travel time?
    On average the Stansted to Manchester bus travel time is 7 h 45 min  for the 149 miles (240 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    What is the departure bus station in Stansted and arrival bus station in Manchester?

    When taking the bus to Manchester from Stansted, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Stansted, London Stansted Airport and London, Stansted Airport Coach Station. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Stansted Airport   and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

    Where is the Stansted bus station located? Where is the Manchester bus station located?

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from Stansted Airport and travel around 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the city center to this bus station.

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

    Which bus companies should I travel with from Stansted to Manchester?
    For the best Stansted 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 from Stansted to Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
    When does the first bus depart from Stansted to Manchester? When does the last bus depart from Stansted to Manchester?
    The earliest bus for this journey departs from Stansted at 5: 05 AM. The last bus leaves from Stansted at 10: 55 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Stansted to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I book Stansted to Manchester bus tickets to get the best deals?
    The price of a one way bus ticket from Stansted to Manchester is on average $44 (€35) 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 between Stansted and Manchester available a few months in advance.

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