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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7 h 30 m
10 h 2 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave Swansea for Manchester every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||146 miles (236 km)|
|Average bus duration||7 h 25 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$20 (€20)|
|Bus companies||National Express or Flixbus|
Buses from Swansea to Manchester cover the 146 miles (236 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $11 (€11), but the average price of bus tickets is $20 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Swansea and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
Travel between Swansea and Manchester from $11 (€11) with Omio’s bus partners National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.
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 Swansea - 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.
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 Swansea bus stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Swansea, University Bay Campus, Swansea, Quadrant Bus Station and Swansea, The Kingsway / Picton Lane (Digital Village). 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 Swansea and arriving in Manchester, Coach Station.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Swansea, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Manchester, Coach Station, located 0.2 miles (343 m) away from the city center.
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