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.
This is the last bus of the day.
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3 h 5 m
4 h 17 m
Buses per day
Of the 11 buses that leave Sunderland for Manchester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||104 miles (167 km)|
|Average bus duration||3 h 15 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$18 (€16)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||National Express, Flixbus or Megabus|
Buses from Sunderland to Manchester cover the 104 miles (167 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express, Flixbus or Megabus. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $18 (€16), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Sunderland and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
National Express and FlixBus buses will get you between Sunderland and Manchester from $15 (€13). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
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 between Sunderland and Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Some of the Sunderland bus stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Sunderland, Interchange, Sunderland, Stadium of Light and Sunderland, Fawcett Street. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Manchester include Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Sunderland and arriving in Manchester, Coach Station.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Sunderland and travel around 0.2 miles (319 m) from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Manchester, Coach Station and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (343 m) from the bus station to the city center in Manchester.
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