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FlixBus offers coach journeys from or to Manchester starting at £2.99. However, keep in mind that the price may differ based on your departure location, when you book, and any available discounts or promotions. To secure the most affordable rates, consider booking in advance.
Paying for your coach ticket from or to Manchester is easy with FlixBus. You can use various methods like payment cards, Paypal, and Google Pay. Once you're at the payment stage during booking, all options will be visible. If you face any issues, our help section about payments is there to guide you.
Getting a coach ticket from or to Manchester is straightforward with FlixBus. You can book directly on this website or use the free FlixBus App for a seamless experience. During the booking process, you can also opt to reserve a specific seat and choose the CO₂ compensation option to offset your carbon emissions. If it fits your plans, overnight coaches might save you accommodation costs.
Manchester boasts 2 coach stops. To view their exact locations, check out this map.
When you travel from or to Manchester with FlixBus, you're entitled to one piece of hand luggage and one checked bag at no extra charge. Specific dimensions are provided for hand luggage 30x42x18 cm, up to 7kg, and checked luggage 50x80x30 cm, up to 20 kg. If you have special items or a bicycle, there are guidelines and potential fees you should be aware of. Check here for detailed luggage information and here for bike-related details.
On your journey from or to Manchester, FlixBus ensures your comfort with features like extra leg space, electrical outlets at seats, and on-board restrooms. Plus, most coaches come equipped with free Wi-Fi, so you can stay connected during your trip. Remember to bring your devices as you'll be able to charge them.
Yes, you can. When booking your coach journey from or to Manchester, you'll have the opportunity to reserve a particular seat. Depending on availability, options range from seats with better views to ones with tables or even beds. For a detailed overview and associated costs, visit our seat reservation page.
Absolutely. FlixBus ensures that all coaches travelling from or to Manchester are equipped to accommodate passengers with reduced mobility. Our goal is to provide a comfortable and inclusive travel experience for everyone. Also, service animals are welcome on all our coaches.
Yes, for coach trips from or to Manchester, children under 15 enjoy discounted fares. FlixBus automatically calculates the best rate, considering all available discounts. If there's a promotional fare lower than the standard child fare, that price will be applied. For detailed information, see our child travel and seating policy. And good news for parents: foldable strollers can be brought on board for free.
Once you've booked your ticket online for a journey from or to Manchester, you'll receive an email containing a PDF booking confirmation. This document has a QR code which acts as your ticket. If you've booked via the FlixBus App, your ticket will be saved there. Simply show the digital QR code to the driver when boarding.
If you need to adjust or cancel your coach trip from or to Manchester, FlixBus allows you to do so up to 15 minutes before departure. For the specifics on how to go about it, refer to our cancellation policy and booking modification guide.
Definitely! FlixBus offers a Real-Time Coach Tracker which allows you to monitor your coach's progress when travelling from or to Manchester.

Plan your trip to Manchester 

Manchester is one of the most popular cities in England and a top tourist destination. It offers a unique mix of cultural attractions, historic sites, and modern entertainment options that make it an ideal location for any traveler. From its world-famous football teams to its thriving nightlife scene, Manchester has something for everyone. 

Are you looking for a budget-friendly and comfortable way to travel to Manchester? Look no further than Flixbus! With spacious seats, air conditioning, and plenty of legroom, you can sit back and relax on your journey to Manchester. In addition to the comfort of the bus, FlixBus also offers a wide range of routes to choose from, making it easy to find a bus that fits your travel plans.

Top things to see in Manchester 

If you are planning a trip to Manchester, there are a few must-see attractions that you will not want to miss: 

The Manchester Arena 

The Manchester Arena is a world-class indoor venue located in the heart of Manchester, England. With a seating capacity of 21,000, it is one of the largest and busiest arenas in the UK and is a popular destination for concerts, sporting events, and other large-scale events. Over the years, the Manchester Arena has played host to a wide range of high-profile performers, including Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, and Elton John. It is also a popular venue for sporting events such as boxing and ice hockey. The arena boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including a large stage, top-quality sound and lighting systems, and hospitality areas. It also has a range of restaurants and bars for visitors to enjoy. In addition to its impressive event schedule, the Manchester Arena has a rich history and has hosted a number of memorable events, including concerts by top musicians and major sporting events. As a result, it is a must-see destination for tourists and locals alike. The Manchester Arena is open to the public throughout the year and is just a short journey away with FlixBus. 

Manchester Cathedral 

Located in the heart of Manchester, Manchester Cathedral is a historic and iconic site that should not be missed. As the seat of the Bishop of Manchester and an important center of worship in the city, the cathedral is a Grade I listed building known for its architectural and historical significance. Founded in the 14th century, Manchester Cathedral has undergone a few renovations and restorations over the years, resulting in a stunning structure that is home to a number of interesting features, including stained glass windows, a choir, and an organ. Visitors can explore the cathedral's beautiful architecture and rich history, including notable features such as a medieval stone carving of a dragon and a tombstone dedicated to the Manchester Martyrs. As a popular tourist attraction and event venue, Manchester Cathedral is visited by thousands of people each year. It is managed by the Church of England and is open to the public throughout the year. Don't miss out on the opportunity to visit this important religious and cultural site. 

The National Football Museum 

The National Football Museum is a museum dedicated to the history of football in the United Kingdom. Located in Manchester, England, it is a popular tourist attraction for fans of the sport. Founded in 1995, the National Football Museum is the largest museum of its kind in the UK. It is home to a collection of over 140,000 objects, including photographs, artifacts, and memorabilia, and is known for its interactive exhibits and displays. As a popular tourist attraction, the National Football Museum is visited by thousands of people each year. It is also a popular venue for events, including exhibitions, concerts, and other cultural events. The museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of football in the country, and it is home to several interesting and unique exhibits, such as the England national team's 1966 World Cup trophy, the ball used in the first FA Cup Final, and a collection of football-themed artwork. It is an essential destination for anyone interested in the history of football. 

The Lowry 

The Lowry is a cultural venue located in Salford, a metropolitan borough within Greater Manchester, England. It is known for its theater, art gallery, and other cultural facilities, and it is a popular destination for concerts, performances, and exhibitions. Named after the artist L.S. Lowry, the venue is home to a collection of his work, as well as several other artworks and exhibits. The Lowry is a large cultural complex that includes a theater, an art gallery, and a few other facilities. It hosts a wide range of events throughout the year and is known for its stunning architecture and state-of-the-art facilities. Located in the heart of Salford, it is easily accessible by public transportation. The Lowry is visited by thousands of people each year and is often used for events such as concerts, performances, and exhibitions and is an important resource for the community and is a must-see destination for anyone interested in the arts. 

Coaches to Manchester

Find the most affordable coaches to Manchester

With FlixBus, it’s easy to travel to Manchester, as 26 rides are available starting from only £2.99 depending on the departure city, date and time. Also, Manchester has 2 FlixBus bus stops, so reaching the city center is pretty simple. Booking a coach ticket to Manchester is effortless: you can book on our website or through the FlixBus App. If you prefer paying cash or if you're a last-minute traveller, you can also get your ticket at our shops or aboard the FlixBus. Booking in advance with our app guarantees the lowest fares, and you get your ticket digitally in the app, so you don't have to print your ticket before hopping onboard, sitting back, relaxing and enjoying a comfortable ride to Manchester!

Why travelling to Manchester with FlixBus

You can get to Manchester from 26 different cities, and when it’s time to move on, there are as many connection from Manchester to other destinations. No matter the journey, coach travel is always a better and more sustainable choice than other means of transportation (on a person/km basis, travelling by bus is more environmental-friendly than driving, flying and, in certain countries, even going by train). Plus, when you ride with FlixBus, you can offset your CO₂ emissions by clicking the CO₂ compensation box when you book your ticket, helping the planet and supporting us towards our sustainability goals! You can get your ticket at one of our service desks and pay cash or with a payment card. You can also book it on our website or our FlixBus app with a credit card, PayPal or Google Pay if you're a more digital person. Then you can look forward to enjoying our onboard services including free Wi-Fi, plenty of legroom, comfortable seats and power outlets.

Onboard services

Reserve a seat when you book your FlixBus ticket to Manchester online or in the app. Whether you want peace and quiet or to sit close to your friends, we've got seat reservation options that suit everyone. Choose a classic seat or a table seat if you need a little extra space to work or relax. You can also go for a panorama seat at the front of the bus for a great view or book a spare seat next to yours and enjoy that extra space. There's no need to worry about what to pack when you travel with FlixBus, as we offer hand luggage and check-in luggage to every traveller. After stowing your luggage, head to your seat and enjoy our onboard services, including free Wi-Fi on most buses. All our buses have toilets and power outlets.

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