Manchester to Bristol bus

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Bristol

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Cheapest

21

Average

36

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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06:10PMManchester3h40 09:50PMBristol, City Centre
0 transfers
211One-way
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07:30PMManchester4h05 11:35PMBristol
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261One-way
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07:30PMManchester4h20 11:50PMBristol, City Centre
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261One-way
12:25PMManchester4h25 04:50PMBristol, City Centre
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291One-way
04:40PMManchester4h10 08:50PMBristol, City Centre
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291One-way

Bus schedule from Manchester to Bristol

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, August 14
07:00AMManchester, Coach Station5h30 12:30PMBristol, Marlborough Street
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10:00AMManchester, Coach Station5h00 03:00PMBristol, Marlborough Street
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10:20AMManchester3h40 02:00PMBristol, City Centre
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10:20AMManchester4h37 02:57PMBristol, Airport
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12:25PMManchester4h25 04:50PMBristol, City Centre
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12:30PMManchester, Coach Station6h00 06:30PMBristol, Marlborough Street
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02:30PMManchester4h20 06:50PMBristol, City Centre
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03:30PMManchester, Coach Station5h45 09:15PMBristol, Marlborough Street
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04:30PMManchester, Coach Station6h00 10:30PMBristol, Marlborough Street
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04:40PMManchester4h10 08:50PMBristol, City Centre
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06:10PMManchester3h40 09:50PMBristol, City Centre
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07:30PMManchester4h05 11:35PMBristol
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07:30PMManchester4h20 11:50PMBristol, City Centre
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Bus times from Manchester to Bristol

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Fastest Journey

3 h 40 m

Average

4 h 44 m

Buses per day

13

Distance

227 km

Of the 13 buses that leave Manchester for Bristol every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
06:10PMManchester3h40 09:50PMBristol, City Centre
0 transfers
211One-way
Fastest
10:20AMManchester3h40 02:00PMBristol, City Centre
0 transfers
321One-way
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07:30PMManchester4h05 11:35PMBristol
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261One-way
04:40PMManchester4h10 08:50PMBristol, City Centre
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291One-way
02:30PMManchester4h20 06:50PMBristol, City Centre
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311One-way

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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Bristol

distanceDistance226 km
durationAverage coach duration3 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price€19 (€19)
frequencyCoach frequency8 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 4 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Megabus or National Express

Coaches from Manchester to Bristol cover the 226 km long journey taking on average 3 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Megabus or National Express. Normally, there are 8 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as €14, but the average price of coach tickets is €19. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.

Coach companies: FlixBus and National Express Manchester to Bristol

For as little as €14 you can travel by coach between Manchester and Bristol with FlixBus and National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

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FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage 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 coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches 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 traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches 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 Manchester - Bristol coach: 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.

    • Average Price: €16

    Travel Tips: Bus to Bristol from Manchester

    Take the bus to Bristol 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 Manchester to Bristol.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between Manchester and Bristol for as low as €14  for the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket from Manchester to Bristol is €19  one way.
    The Manchester to Bristol coach distance is approximately 226 km.
    The coach time to Bristol from Manchester is on average 3 h 40 min  for the 226 km long journey, but the time it takes to go between Manchester and Bristol by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    There are a few coach stations in Manchester to start your trip from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. In Bristol you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, Bond Street / St James Barton Roundabout.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.

    The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city centre of Manchester.

    The most popular arrival coach station, Bristol, City Centre, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre of Bristol.

    For the best Manchester to Bristol coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, Megabus or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services to Bristol from Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Yes, there are 4 direct coaches per day between Manchester and Bristol, and you can find a direct coach for this trip with Megabus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    On average, there are 8 coaches a day from Manchester to Bristol. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    If you prefer early morning coaches from Manchester to Bristol, the first coach leaves at 11: 25. If you prefer late night coaches from Manchester to Bristol, the last coach of the day leaves at 22: 40. Omio shows you the latest coach from Manchester to Bristol timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase coach tickets between Manchester and Bristol within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average €19 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your coach ticket from Manchester to Bristol a few months in advance.

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