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Bus from Bristol to Manchester

Book your bus ticket to Manchester from Bristol today

Duration 3 hours 40 minutes (fastest time)

Departures Up to 9 services per day

Why travel with megabus?

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Bristol to Manchester bus details

Our route M31 bus stops at 2 stops between Bristol and Manchester. The bus sets off from Bond Street (near Black's) and drops you off at Shudehill Interchange, Stand G


Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station is approximately 20 minutes walk from the town centre. Regular bus connections are available. Station facilities include staffed ticket office, waiting room and toilets.

megabus authorised agent
Destination Bristol
Bristol Tourist Information Centre,
E Shed, 1 Canons Road

Opening hours
Open every day (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day)
Mon - Sun: 1000 - 1700
July and August Mon - Sun: 1000 - 1700


megabus tickets are available from megabus staff or from the megabus self service ticket machines at Manchester Shudehill Interchange
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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Bristol to Manchester by bus?

The fastest bus from Bristol to Manchester takes 3 hours 40 minutes

When is the first bus from Bristol to Manchester?

The earliest bus from Bristol to Manchester leaves at 07:00

When is the last bus from Bristol to Manchester?

The latest bus from Bristol to Manchester leaves at 20:20

How many daily bus trips are there from Bristol to Manchester?

Megabus runs up to 9 trips per day from Bristol to Manchester