Bus Travel in Manchester

Discover the UK's second city the hassle-free way

The city of Manchester is a bustling metropolitan hub famous for its music, sport, nightlife and social impact. As the world's first industralised city, Manchester draws from a rich heritage. Its galleries house everything from Britain's largest collection of Pre-Raphaelite paintings to modern sculpture. There's a football museum, music venues such as Manchester Arena and theatres galore. Popular areas to shop and relax in include the Northern Quarter, Canal Street and Spinningfields.

Our bus routes travel in and around Manchester city centre and connect with Altrincham, Eccles, Salford and other destinations. Why not avoid the hassle of finding a parking space and relax on the bus instead?

Zone maps

Take a look at our zone maps showing bus routes and ticket zone boundaries:

Latest news

Changes to services in Merseyside

17 Mar 2021
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Liverpool City Centre Connectivity Scheme

10 Dec 2020
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Increased Services in Winsford Northwich and Crewe

27 Oct 2020
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Changes to services in Halton

17 Mar 2021
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Arriva joins the Sunflower Lanyard scheme

06 Nov 2020
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Temporary Suspension of Service 500

27 Oct 2020
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Changes to tendered services in Bolton and Bury

08 Mar 2021
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Arriva driver raises over 5000 pounds on charity walk

30 Oct 2020
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Changes to Services in North Liverpool

01 Oct 2020
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