Manchester Bus Tour – book now for April 2020

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  • Free Trade Hall (DBS-NCN)

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  • University of Manchester

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  • Midland Hotel

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  • The Pankhurst Centre

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‘Secrets of the City’¬†with LIVE commentary and free souvenir booklet

90-minute premium bus tour every Saturday at 11:00 and 14:00 (1st April to September 30th)

See the most famous sights of Manchester and listen to unusual tales and curiosities as you travel through Manchester’s busy streets aboard this Manchester bus tour.

You will discover the city‚Äôs heritage as the birthplace of new ideas, innovations and great inventions. Find out where Mr. Rolls met Mr. Royce, why Manchester was the first modern city and where the famous juice drink ‘Vimto’ was invented!¬†The tour features over 100 facts and original tales of Manchester‚Äôs 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 today!

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

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 come rain or shine!
  • Bus with heating and comfortable seats
  • 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

(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.

Arriving 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

Manchester Bus Tour ‘Secrets of the City’ 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.¬† The introductory offer of a free Manchester drink and snack has now ended. We will no longer be offering these refreshments on board the bus. We apologise for any inconvenience.*

City of Firsts Tour Route

City of Firsts Tour Route



£19.50 £12.00

Child/Student (with valid Student card)

£10.00 £6.00


£10.00 £6.00

Infants under 5

Free of Charge

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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