Birmingham to Manchester bus

Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Nov 30

Cheapest

7

Average

11

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Birmingham to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

12:35PMBirmingham1h45 02:20PMManchester, Airport
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71One-way
08:30PMBirmingham1h40 10:10PMManchester, Airport
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71One-way
01:50PMBirmingham2h40 04:30PMManchester
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71One-way
09:20AMBirmingham2h10 11:30AMManchester
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71One-way
05:00PMBirmingham2h10 07:10PMManchester
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71One-way

Bus schedule from Birmingham to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, November 30
03:15AMBirmingham, Airport2h20 05:35AMManchester, Airport
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03:15AMBirmingham, Airport2h45 06:00AMManchester
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03:45AMBirmingham1h50 05:35AMManchester, Airport
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03:45AMBirmingham2h15 06:00AMManchester
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09:20AMBirmingham2h10 11:30AMManchester
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10:45AMBirmingham1h45 12:30PMManchester, Airport
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10:45AMBirmingham2h15 01:00PMManchester
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10:50AMBirmingham2h15 01:05PMManchester
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12:35PMBirmingham1h45 02:20PMManchester, Airport
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12:35PMBirmingham2h20 02:55PMManchester
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01:50PMBirmingham2h40 04:30PMManchester
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03:20PMBirmingham2h00 05:20PMManchester
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05:00PMBirmingham2h10 07:10PMManchester
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06:20PMBirmingham2h15 08:35PMManchester
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06:20PMBirmingham1h45 08:05PMManchester, Airport
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07:30PMBirmingham2h15 09:45PMManchester
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08:30PMBirmingham1h40 10:10PMManchester, Airport
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08:30PMBirmingham2h10 10:40PMManchester
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11:00PMBirmingham1h45 12:45AMManchester, Airport
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11:00PMBirmingham2h15 01:15AMManchester
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Bus times from Birmingham to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Nov 30

Fastest Journey

1 h 40 m

Average

2 h 7 m

Buses per day

20

Distance

113 km

Of the 20 buses that leave Birmingham for Manchester every day 20 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:30PMBirmingham1h40 10:10PMManchester, Airport
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71One-way
2nd Fastest
12:35PMBirmingham1h45 02:20PMManchester, Airport
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71One-way
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06:20PMBirmingham1h45 08:05PMManchester, Airport
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121One-way
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11:00PMBirmingham1h45 12:45AMManchester, Airport
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101One-way
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10:45AMBirmingham1h45 12:30PMManchester, Airport
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221One-way

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Overview: Bus from Birmingham to Manchester

distanceDistance70 miles (113 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$7 (€6)
frequencyBus frequency6 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 6 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Megabus, National Express or Infobus

Buses from Birmingham to Manchester cover the 70 miles (113 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Megabus, National Express or Infobus. Normally, there are 6 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $7 (€6), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $4 (€4). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Bus companies: FlixBus and National Express from Birmingham to Manchester

Travel to Manchester from Birmingham from $4 (€4) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus and National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

FlixBus
National Express

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

FlixBus from Birmingham to Manchester bus information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 10 min
  • Average Price: $4
  • FlixBus frequency: 5 a day

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between Birmingham and Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Manchester from Birmingham

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Manchester.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Birmingham to Manchester buses for as little as $4 (€4)  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to Manchester bus price to come in at an average of $7 (€6)  one way.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Birmingham and Manchester by bus to be approximately 70 miles (113 km).
    The Birmingham to Manchester bus duration is on average 1 h 40 min, which is to be expected when traveling 70 miles (113 km) from Birmingham to Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    Some of the Birmingham bus stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge and Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Manchester include Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arriving in Manchester, Coach Station.

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from Birmingham New Street and travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to this bus station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Manchester, Coach Station and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (343 m) from the bus station to the city center in Manchester.

    If you're looking for buses from Birmingham to Manchester, you can rely on Flixbus, Megabus, National Express or Infobus to get you to Manchester. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Birmingham to Manchester trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 6 direct buses per day from Birmingham to Manchester with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
    On average, there are 6 buses a day from Birmingham to Manchester. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest bus for this journey departs from Birmingham at 8: 30 PM. The last bus leaves from Birmingham at 8: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Birmingham to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    If you purchase a bus ticket from Birmingham to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $7 (€6) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Birmingham and Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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