The 147 service links Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station with the University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, Royal Northern College of Music and Central Manchester Hospitals and extends via Rusholme, Withington and The Christie to West Didsbury.
Buses run up to every 10 minutes during the day Monday to Friday so you won’t need a timetable. Buses start from Piccadilly Rail Station at 05.31 and the last journey past the Hospital to Piccadilly Rail Station is 20:21.
Magic 147 is part of the Magic/Stagecoach network. You can travel on the Magic 147 with all these tickets:
For the best value tickets for your journey, you can check your fare and journey here.
If you only wish to travel on Magic buses you can purchase a single fare from £1.50. A magic dayrider price £4.00 or a magicrider 7 day price £9.50 will give you unlimited travel on all Magic buses (PDF map).
If you are member of staff or a student at the University of Manchester you can travel free on magic 147.
Two boarding bus stops will be valid for free travel in each direction
Travel valid as far as University (outside Stopford Building)
Travel valid as far as Sackville Gardens (Whitworth Street)
Just show your University staff or student ID card to the driver.