The University is well connected by buses in Manchester. Find your way around by bus with help from the following information.

Inter-site bus

  • 147 bus Free travel on the 147 bus between north and south campus from specific stops only.

Bus routes

  • Metroshuttle Free city centre travel via three different routes.
  • Route Explorer Find direct bus services for your journey, view bus stops and download timetables.
  • Journey planner Use Transport for Greater Manchester’s journey planner to find the best way to travel on different modes of transport.

Bus tickets

  • Stagecoach Discounted unirider tickets for Stagecoach and Magic bus services in Greater Manchester.
  • First bus Cheaper travel on First bus services with a student m-Ticket.
  • System One Travelcard If you are travelling on a number of bus services using different operators it may be better value to purchase a weekly, monthly or annual student bus saver travelcard.
  • Get me there Smart ticketing services for travelling around Greater Manchester by public transport.


Did you know?

Oxford Road has changed. Parts of the road are only open to buses, black cabs and bicycles from 6am to 9pm everyday making travelling by bus easier and quicker #OxfordRoadEvolves.