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Duration 5h 34m
Distance 172.6 miles
Average price £37
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The average bus between Manchester and Portishead takes 5h 34m and the fastest bus takes 5h 18m. The bus runs, on average, 3 times per week from Manchester to Portishead. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Shudehill Interchange
  2. Portishead
5h 37m
£22 - £38

Manchester to Portishead bus times

Buses run three times a week between Manchester and Portishead. The service departs Manchester at 09:15 in the morning, which arrives into Portishead at 14:58. All services require a transfer at Cabot Circus and take an average of 5h 34m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester to Portishead. However, there are services departing from Shudehill Interchange and arriving at Portishead, Combe Road via Bristol, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 37m.

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The distance between Manchester and Portishead is 141 miles. The road distance is 172.6 miles.

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Manchester to Portishead bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Shudehill Interchange station.

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Manchester to Portishead bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Cabot Circus station.

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There are 859+ hotels available in Portishead. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Manchester and Portishead?

Megabus UK operates a bus from Shudehill Interchange to Cabot Circus 3 times a week. Tickets cost £20 - £35 and the journey takes 4h 35m.
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
3 times a week
Estimated price
£20 - £35

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