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Southend-on-Sea to Manchester by bus

The journey from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester by bus is 183.02 mi and takes 5 hr 13 min. There are 19 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:00 AM and the last at 11:59 PM. It is possible to travel from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester by bus for as little as $7.99 or as much as $81.90. The best price for this journey is $7.99.

Lowest Price$7.99
Journey Duration5 hr 13 min
Connection per Day19
Lowest Price$7.99
Highest Price$81.90
First Departure7:00 AM
Last Departure11:59 PM
Distance183.02 mi
DepartureSouthend-on-Sea
ArrivalManchester
CarriersMegabus, National Express

Southend-on-Sea to Manchester Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2024

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How much will I pay for bus tickets from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester?

On average, a bus ticket from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester will cost you $34.01. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $7.99. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester. On average, though, you'll pay about $34.01 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long is the journey from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester by bus?

The average journey time is 5 hr 13 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 183.02 mi from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester to take longer than 5 hr 13 min. The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Manchester is around 183.02 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 5 hr 13 min. However, the fastest routes between Southend-on-Sea and Manchester take 3 hr 50 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

At what time of the day can I travel from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester?

The first journey of the day departs from Southend-on-Sea at 7:00 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 11:59 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Southend-on-Sea and Manchester. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester, which usually leaves at 7:00 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 11:59 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

How many journeys from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester take place each day?

On average, there are 19 daily departures from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 17 departures from Southend-on-Sea which travel directly to Manchester. There are 2 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book Southend-on-Sea to Manchester travel

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester

The cheapest Southend-on-Sea - Manchester bus tickets can be found for as low as $2.55 if you’re lucky, or $19.37 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $29.42.

Find the best day to travel to Manchester by bus

When travelling to Manchester by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

Services on board Megabus and National Express from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester
Compare services on board when travelling from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester by bus.
Facilities Megabus National Express
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Southend-on-Sea to Manchester CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
20.62kg
Bus
22.09kg
Flight
58.91kg
Car
47.13kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester?
A bus ticket from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester is $34.01. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $7.99.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester is $7.99. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Southend-on-Sea and Manchester by bus?
Southend-on-Sea to Manchester is 183.02 mi.
How long does the bus between Southend-on-Sea and Manchester take?
Southend-on-Sea to Manchester is on average 5 hr 13 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 50 min.
Which companies operate from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester?
The bus journey from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Megabus and National Express.
How many bus connections per day go from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester?
Southend-on-Sea to Manchester has 19 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester leave?
The earliest bus from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester departs at 7:00 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester depart?
The latest bus from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester departs at 11:59 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $7.99 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester?
There are on average 17 direct connection(s) from Southend-on-Sea to go to Manchester.
What's the fastest journey time between Southend-on-Sea to Manchester by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Southend-on-Sea and Manchester is 3 hr 50 min.
Is there a direct bus from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Southend-on-Sea and Manchester.
What are the CO2 emissions for Southend-on-Sea to Manchester by bus?
The bus journey from Southend-on-Sea to Manchester creates 22.09kg of CO2 emissions.

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