Manchester has a huge number of bus services making it one of the most well served cities by various bus services. Travelling by bus is an affordable and convenient way to travel.
You will find that many buses have free Wi-Fi, making it easy for you to keep in touch whilst on the move. There are numerous bus stops within a short walking distance of the Manchester Met Campus, and new road changes will soon make bus journeys even faster.
Many bus operators offer students discount for travel - make sure you check these out!
The 147 bus runs regularly from Piccadilly train station to Manchester Royal Infirmary, passing our Manchester campus on Oxford Road. A single will cost you 80p and a day saver is only £1.50. You can also buy annual student tickets.
Running from East Didsbury direct to Birley Campus Monday to Friday, during term time every 15 minutes. See the full route map.
Metroshuttles are free buses that run through the city centre between 7am and 7pm, linking train stations, car parks and shopping areas. The nearest bus stop to Manchester Met is only a 5 minute walk away.
System One Travel offers Day Saver tickets for unlimited use on a combination of bus and train, or even bus, train and tram journeys meaning you can travel seamlessly across Greater Manchester, hopping on and off as much transport as you want to!
A PLUSBUS ticket gives you unlimited bus travel on bus operators’ services, around the whole urban area of the rail-served town or city.
Travelling around Greater Manchester is getting smarter with getmethere. The scheme provides a smart card, which will allow seamless travel across different modes of transport. Currently available for concessionary pass holders.