Buses to London from Manchester Airport

The journey to London from Manchester Airport takes about 4 hours.

Buses operate daily with up to 18 services per day. Depending on the day of travel, the first bus departs Manchester Airport at 02:10.

It's quick and easy to buy tickets to London, with no additional fees or charges.

megabus schedule

megabus operates between Manchester Airport and London 7 days per week.

Service days Daily
Services per day up to 9
Shortest trip 4 hours 5 minutes
First departure 02:25
Last departure 20:50

Megabus schedule

Travel from Manchester Airport to London with Megabus in 4 hours 25 minutes.

Service days Daily
Services per day up to 6
Shortest trip 4 hours 25 minutes
First departure 03:55
Last departure 20:35

Your questions answered

  • Is there a daily bus service between Manchester Airport and London?

    Yes, buses operate daily from Manchester Airport to London, departing as early as 02:10.

  • How long is the bus trip from Manchester Airport to London?

    The fastest bus to London from Manchester Airport takes 4 hours 5 minutes. Check the trip duration when booking, as the slowest bus takes 1 hour 55 minutes longer.

  • How do I buy tickets for travel to London from Manchester Airport?

    It's quick and easy to buy tickets directly from bybus.to, with no additional fees or charges.

  • Which bus companies operate between Manchester Airport and London?

    megabus, Megabus and Scottish Citylink run buses to London from Manchester Airport.

  • What time is the earliest bus from Manchester Airport to London?

    The first bus to London from Manchester Airport leaves at 02:10. The journey takes about 4 hours.

  • When is the last bus to London from Manchester Airport?

    The last bus leaves Manchester Airport at 16:45, arriving into London at 21:20. Get there in plenty of time so you don't miss it.

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