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Quick journey to Manchester.extra buses needed,sometimes difficult to board coming back from... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Leigh, United Kingdom
Nice service

I went on the v1 to Manchester and i found the bus was to hot because they had the air con on but... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“bus lane”(4 reviews)
“extra buses”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Leigh, England
+44 161 627 2929
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Mrs and I thought we would try the V1 to manchester so we could have a drink. Never again will I set foot on a bus. It was over an hour late and took nearly an hour and a half to get into Manchester....More

Thank Duncan O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service is great, especially for those who live in areas like Leigh, Walkden, Astley. However, between 7.40am to 8.10am it is horrendously busy!! The V1 starts at Leigh bus station going towards Manchester, and by the time it gets to Holden Road NE, its...More

Thank anon1812
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is the best bus service by far in Greater Manchester. Over the past year it’s grown into a much loved icon. We don’t need a tram. Our busway is better.

Thank iansmith395
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Could not have faulted the v1 bus today..took us straight to the hospital and back .no problems at all

Thank gwen h
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Quick journey to Manchester.extra buses needed,sometimes difficult to board coming back from Manchester good service to Manchester royal

Thank unsy71
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I like how frequent the bus time table is but I don’t see the point of this bus as it no longer goes to Piccadilly bus station which is central to Manchester. You need to walk 10-15 mins to get into the centre would be...More

Thank Shellers79
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I went on the v1 to Manchester and i found the bus was to hot because they had the air con on but thick customers decided to open the windows so obviously the air con would make the bus cool ..the buses are not a...More

Thank josephhaley6
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Must be the least expensive way for getting into Manchester. 45 minute journey time, no parking and straight in city centre. Clean comfortable seating, free WiFi and charge sockets. Far and away better than unreliable and dirty train service.

Thank Ernie F
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I was what i can only say tricked onto going on this bus, given it was supposed to speed up travel time to manchester i can only say we set out on Friday and must have got there Sunday, slow beyond belief, stunk, condensation and...More

1  Thank Jon W
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Brilliant easy quick trip just what Leigh needed we use this most weekends family trip or just me and my partner

1  Thank The Burns Famil... O
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anu e
18 December 2017|
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Response from Stanley S | Reviewed this property |
hi im sorry i carnt help with this as i have a bus pass
19 February 2017|
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Response from Paul T | Reviewed this property |
I live local to the Busway and to my knowledge it has happened a couple of times. There appear to be pop up barriers at each junction so how these drivers manage it baffles me. An unexpected bonus is the pathway alongside... More
Lynda B
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Response from Naiwoldis | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes you can, definitely, and what's more the buses are frequent. Every 15 minutes up until quite late, as far as I am aware.