The cheapest buses from Swansea to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Oct 28

Cheapest

$30

Average

$55

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 Swansea to Manchester will cost around $ 55 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 30.

Cheapest
11:00AMSwansea7h25 06:25PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$301One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:00AMSwansea8h15 05:15PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$361One-way
03:50PMSwansea9h25 01:15AMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$481One-way
06:00AMSwansea8h15 02:15PMManchester, Coach Station
2 changes
$481One-way
12:15PMSwansea10h45 11:00PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$741One-way

Timetable Swansea to Manchester

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06:00AMSwansea8h15 02:15PMManchester, Coach Station
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09:00AMSwansea8h15 05:15PMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
11:00AMSwansea7h25 06:25PMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
12:15PMSwansea10h45 11:00PMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
03:50PMSwansea9h25 01:15AMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
04:20PMSwansea13h35 05:55AMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes

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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Thu
Oct 28
$138Arriva Trains Wales
$30National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$49Arriva Trains Wales
$35National Express
Sat
Oct 30
$138Arriva Trains Wales
$45Flixbus
Sun
Oct 31
$49Arriva Trains Wales
$26Flixbus
Tue
Nov 2
$49Arriva Trains Wales
$17Flixbus
Thu
Nov 4
$49Arriva Trains Wales
$17Flixbus
Fri
Nov 5
$49Arriva Trains Wales
$17Flixbus
Sat
Nov 6
$138Arriva Trains Wales
$22Flixbus
Sun
Nov 7
$49Arriva Trains Wales
$23Flixbus
Mon
Nov 8
$49Arriva Trains Wales
$17Flixbus
Wed
Nov 10
$49Arriva Trains Wales
$15Flixbus
Thu
Nov 11
$49Arriva Trains Wales
$15Flixbus
Fri
Nov 12
$49Arriva Trains Wales
$17Flixbus
Sat
Nov 13
$49Arriva Trains Wales
$17Flixbus
Mon
Nov 15
$41Arriva Trains Wales
$12Flixbus
Tue
Nov 16
$136Arriva Trains Wales
$23National Express

The fastest buses from Swansea to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Oct 28

Fastest Journey

7 h 25 m

Average

9 h 36 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

237 km

It's difficult to get from Swansea to Manchester without transferring at least once.

Fastest
11:00AMSwansea7h25 06:25PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$301One-way
2nd Fastest
06:00AMSwansea8h15 02:15PMManchester, Coach Station
2 changes
$481One-way
2nd Fastest
09:00AMSwansea8h15 05:15PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$361One-way
03:50PMSwansea9h25 01:15AMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$481One-way
12:15PMSwansea10h45 11:00PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$741One-way

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Bus Information to Manchester from Swansea

distanceDistance146 miles (236 km)
durationAverage bus duration9 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$34 (€28)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Swansea to Manchester cover the 146 miles (236 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $34 (€28), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $17 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Swansea and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Bus companies

National Express between Swansea and Manchester

Find the best buses from Swansea to Manchester with Omio's travel partners National Express from $17 (€14). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a bus from Swansea to Manchester, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 146 miles (236 km) from Swansea to Manchester and pay as low as $30 (€24) if you book in advance.

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 Swansea and Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule between Swansea and Manchester, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap bus tickets on Omio today!

These are National Express' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus between Swansea and 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.

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Buses from Swansea to Manchester
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FAQs
How much do cheap buses from Swansea to Manchester cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Swansea to Manchester to cost as little as $17 (€14)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus between Swansea and Manchester?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $34 (€28)  for a bus ticket between Swansea and Manchester.
What is the distance to Manchester from Swansea by bus?
The distance to Manchester from Swansea by bus is approximately 146 miles (236 km).
How many hours is the bus time to Manchester from Swansea?
On average the Swansea to Manchester bus travel time is 9 h 25 min  for the 146 miles (236 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Swansea to Manchester, which bus station in Swansea do I depart from and which bus station in Manchester do I arrive in?

There are a few bus stations in Swansea to start your journey from including Swansea, West Way, Swansea, The Kingsway / Picton Lane (Digital Village) and Swansea, Quadrant Bus Station. 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 Swansea   and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Where do I find the Swansea bus station to Manchester? Where is the Manchester bus station?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Swansea, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Swansea to Manchester?
Take the Swansea to Manchester bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route from Swansea to Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest bus from Swansea to Manchester? What time is the last bus from Swansea to Manchester?
You can take the first bus from Swansea to Manchester at 6: 00 AM. The last bus from Swansea to Manchester that you can take departs at 11: 15 AM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Swansea to Manchester schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from Swansea to Manchester to get the best deals?
If you purchase a bus ticket from Swansea to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $34 (€28) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Swansea to Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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