Best of Manchester: “City of Firsts” Premium Bus Tour – NEW!

  • Manchester City of Firsts Tour

  • Cityscape from No1 Peters Square, Manchester © Marketing Manchester and Rich J Jones

    Manchester central library - meeting point for Discover Manchester walking tour
  • Manchester Cityscape, Manchester - Cityscape © Marketing Manchester

    Coach tour in Manchester
  • Free Trade Hall

    Manchester bus tour
  • University of Manchester

    Manchester bus tour
  • Midland Hotel

    Manchester bus tour
  • The Pankhurst Centre

    Manchester bus tour

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Premium Sightseeing bus* tour in Manchester city centre with LIVE guide commentary

90-minute bus tour celebrating Manchester’s innovative spirit every Saturday at 11:00 and 14:00

“What Manchester does today, the rest of the world does tomorrow” – Benjamin Disraeli, former Prime Minister

See the most famous sights of Manchester and listen to unusual tales and curiosities as you travel through Manchester’s busy streets aboard your tour bus.  You will discover the city’s heritage as the birthplace of new ideas, innovations and great inventions. The tour features over 100 facts and original tales of Manchester’s buildings, history, transport, technology, religion, science, Manchester music, food, education, football, industry, culture, literature and politics.  This is a unique tour not to be missed.  Book your place now!

What’s included in your tour:

  • 90-minute Premium Manchester bus tour
  • Professional “Live” tour guide
  • Double Deck bus (no open top)
  • All weather service rain or shine!
  • Bus with heating and comfortable seats
  • Free Manchester drink and snack
  • Free souvenir guide and route map
  • Live commentary in English

Key Sights include:

  • Liverpool Road Station
  • Free Trade Hall
  • Midland Hotel
  • Central Library
  • Manchester Town Hall
  • Universities of Manchester
  • Pankhurst Centre
  • Chetham’s Library
  • Manchester Cathedral

Scheduled Tours commence from Saturday 4th May 2019.  (Also available for private group hire, please contact for information)

Arriving By Car:


Car parking is available at Water Street, M3 4JH (charges apply). From the car park it is a short walk up Liverpool Road to get to the departure point.

Arrving By Tram:


The nearest Metrolink tram stop is Deansgate-Castlefield, which is a 10 minute walk away from the departure point

Arriving By Train:


The nearest train station is Manchester Deansgate, which is a 5-10 minute walk from the departure point. If arriving at one of Manchester other  stations, you can take the Free Bus (route 2) connecting to Manchester Deansgate

*The Best of Manchester: City of Firsts bus tour will now be on a double-decker bus instead of a coach, as advertised in our brochure. This change has been made to improve the sightseeing experience. We apologise for any inconvenience.*










Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access is available via a ramp onto the bus. For safety reasons, the wheelchair user will then need to transfer to a fixed seat and the wheelchair will be stowed away securely.

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