Take the coach from Edinburgh to Manchester and experience one of the UK's trendiest cities for less.
From the buzzing music scene to top-tier footballing culture and history, there's plenty to see and do in Manchester.
Book your tickets using the journey planner above and enjoy the highest standard of coach travel, with a guaranteed seat, plenty of legroom, a generous luggage allowance, free Wi-Fi and more.
|Edinburgh to Manchester journey information|
|Fastest journey time||6 hrs 35 mins|
|Cheapest price||From £16.50 *|
|No. of stops||0 (other services may use further stops)|
|First & last journey daily||8:20am|
Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.
Our 182 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:
Edinburgh Bus Station is located in the city centre, only a stone's throw from St Andrew's Square, so beginning your journey is easy and convenient.
From toilet facilities to a coffee shop and phone charging areas, the station has plenty of features for your comfort and convenience, ensuring you're ready to head to Manchester at your best.
Manchester Coach Station is supported by a dedicated taxi rank outside the station, as well as the city-wide tram service.
You can also use the Metroshuttle, which will ferry you for free between the cities' rail stations.
For more information on the facilities at the station, take a look at our Manchester Central Coach Station page.
The first coach leaves from Edinburgh Bus Station at 8.20am, arriving at Manchester Coach Station at 14.55pm.
The last coach leaves from Edinburgh Bus Station at 8.20am, arriving at Manchester Coach Station at 14.55pm.
A one-way journey from Edinburgh to Manchester is available from £16.50*.
Coach journeys from Edinburgh to Manchester take 6 hrs 35 mins.
We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.
Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.
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