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.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
1 h 40 m
2 h 7 m
Buses per day
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.
|Distance||70 miles (113 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 40 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$7 (€6)|
|Bus frequency||6 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 6 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||Flixbus, 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.
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 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:
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.
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.
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