Following changes to government guidance in England and Wales more seats are available on our buses and standing is allowed. There will also be more seats available in Scotland.
Please continue to wear a face covering throughout your journey, unless you’re exempt.
For the latest travel information for England, Wales and Scotland, see our Coronavirus page.
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.
Magic bus 147 is part of the Stagecoach network. You can travel on the magic bus 147 with all these tickets:
For the best value tickets for your journey, you can check your fare and journey here.
Just show your University ID to the driver.
Free travel will be available from the following stops only:
From South Campus to North Campus
1. University (outside Students Union)
2. University (near Booth Street West)
You can travel as far as Sackville Gardens (Whitworth Street).
From North Campus to South Campus
3. University (Vimto Park)
4. Conference Centre (Charles Street)
You can travel as far as the University (outside Stopford Building).
You can check the area of free travel on the service 147 zone map.
If you are travelling outside the campus area you will need to pay for your journey or hold a valid ticket.