Birmingham to Manchester bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Birmingham to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jun 23

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

1 h 30 m

Average

2 h 7 m

Buses per day

65

Distance

113 km

Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Manchester start from $14 with an average ticket price of $14.

The fastest bus from Birmingham to Manchester takes 1h 30m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 7m and covers a distance of 113 km.

65 buses leave Birmingham for Manchester every day with 65 travelling directly.

Cheapest
FlixBus
11:00AM2h45
Birmingham, Paradise Circus Queensway
01:45PMManchester, Shudehill Interchange
$141One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
11:10AM2h10
Birmingham, Paradise Circus Queensway
01:20PMManchester, Shudehill Interchange
$141One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
National Express
06:00PM2h20
Birmingham, Coach Station
08:20PMManchester, Coach Station
$141One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
National Express
07:00PM2h10
Birmingham, Coach Station
09:10PMManchester, Coach Station
$141One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
08:00PM2h20
Birmingham
10:20PMManchester, Shudehill Interchange
$151One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Birmingham to Manchester

distanceDistance70 miles (113 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$11 (€10)
frequencyBus frequency25 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 25 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersMegabus, National Express or FlixBus

Buses from Birmingham to Manchester cover the 70 miles (113 km) long route taking on average 1 h 40 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Normally, there are 25 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of bus tickets is $11 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Bus companies: Megabus, National Express and FlixBus from Birmingham to Manchester

For as little as $6 (€5) you can travel by bus to Manchester from Birmingham with Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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 from Birmingham to Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Bus information from Birmingham to Manchester with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: $33
  • National Express frequency: 5 a day

FAQs: Bus from Birmingham to Manchester

FAQs: Take the bus from Birmingham to Manchester with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Manchester.
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Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Manchester can start from as little as $6 (€5) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Birmingham to Manchester is $11 (€10); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Birmingham to Manchester bus time is 1 h 40 min   covering the 70 mile (113 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Birmingham to Manchester leaves at 9: 15 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Birmingham to Manchester leaves at 10: 55 PM.
Yes, there are 25 direct buses a day from Birmingham to Manchester with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
Take the Birmingham to Manchester bus with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip to Manchester from Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Birmingham, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Herald Rd (Birmingham Airport Coach Park) and Birmingham, Brunel Street. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your route in bus stations like Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Airport and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Birmingham, Coach Station, which is located around 2.2 miles (3.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Manchester, Coach Station, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Manchester from Birmingham is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 40 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from Birmingham to Manchester is May.
You have options as you can travel to Manchester from Birmingham 2 different ways: bus or train.

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