London to Manchester

London to Manchester

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London to Manchester Schedule

London to Manchester Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
National Express Standard AC 07:30 - 10:35$ 59.23
Megabus Standard AC 08:00 - 12:50$ 21.19
EasyJet Economy #U214718:30 - 20:00$ 202.29
National Express Standard AC 23:30 - 05:35$ 52.60

Transportation from London to Manchester

How to get from London to Manchester

Travelling between London and Manchester is possible by Flight and bus. Bus guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 202.00 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 20.00.

How long does it take to get from London to Manchester?

It can take you anywhere between 6 and 6 hours to travel between London and Manchester depending on the means of transport you choose.

Bus is the fastest way to travel between London and Manchester. Bus will bring you to your destination in 5h 20m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 5h 20m to reach Manchester.

How much does it cost to get from London to Manchester?

Travelling between London and Manchester can be as cheap as USD 20.00 if you opt for a Megabus bus and as expensive as USD 202.00 if you buy a EasyJet flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between London and Manchester ?

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from London to Manchester.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from London to Manchester, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 202.00.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between London and Manchester



Travelling from London to Manchester overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between London and Manchester


What is the most popular transport to get from London to Manchester?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 67% opted for a bus
  • 33% decided to fly