Manchester Airport to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester Airport to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Aug 16

Cheapest

51

Average

63

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cross Country
07:44AMManchester Airport2h14 09:58AMBirmingham
0 transfers
511One-way
West Midlands Railway
01:10PMManchester Airport2h28 03:38PMBirmingham
0 transfers
631One-way
Cross Country
05:40PMManchester Airport1h54 07:34PMBirmingham
0 transfers
631One-way
Cross Country
08:59AMManchester Airport2h36 11:35AMBirmingham
0 transfers
631One-way
Avanti West Coast
04:02PMManchester Airport2h03 06:05PMBirmingham
0 transfers
641One-way

Train schedule from Manchester Airport to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, August 16
West Midlands Railway
07:02AMManchester Airport1h48 08:50AMBirmingham
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Cross Country
07:44AMManchester Airport2h14 09:58AMBirmingham
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Cross Country
08:59AMManchester Airport2h36 11:35AMBirmingham
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
01:10PMManchester Airport2h28 03:38PMBirmingham
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
04:02PMManchester Airport2h03 06:05PMBirmingham
0 transfers
Cross Country
05:40PMManchester Airport1h54 07:34PMBirmingham
0 transfers
Cross Country
07:58PMManchester Airport2h02 10:00PMBirmingham
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Fastest train times from Manchester Airport to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Aug 16

Fastest Journey

1 h 48 m

Average

2 h 9 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

101 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Manchester Airport for Birmingham every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

West Midlands Railway
07:02AMManchester Airport1h48 08:50AMBirmingham
0 transfers
711One-way
Cross Country
05:40PMManchester Airport1h54 07:34PMBirmingham
0 transfers
631One-way
Cross Country
07:58PMManchester Airport2h02 10:00PMBirmingham
0 transfers
641One-way
Avanti West Coast
04:02PMManchester Airport2h03 06:05PMBirmingham
0 transfers
641One-way
Cross Country
07:44AMManchester Airport2h14 09:58AMBirmingham
0 transfers
511One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester Airport to Birmingham

distanceDistance63 miles (101 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price$65 (€60)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Manchester Airport to Birmingham cover the 63 miles (101 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 59 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country or TransPennine Express Service. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $55 (€51), but the average price of train tickets is $65 (€60).

Train companies: CrossCountry, First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) from Manchester Airport to Birmingham trains

Find the best trains between Manchester Airport and Birmingham with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry, First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) from $55 (€51). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

CrossCountry
Northern Rail (3)
First TransPennine Express 3

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Manchester Airport to Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket from Manchester Airport to Birmingham online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route to Birmingham from Manchester Airport as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains from Manchester Airport to Birmingham start at $55 (€51) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 63 miles (101 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train between Manchester Airport and Birmingham. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Manchester Airport to Birmingham CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

  • Average Price: $55

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Northern Rail (3) from Manchester Airport to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 27 min
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 30 a day

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey between Manchester Airport and Birmingham with First TransPennine Express 3! As an official travel partner of First TransPennine Express 3, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from First TransPennine Express 3, compare the best routes from Manchester Airport to Birmingham as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable First TransPennine Express 3 Manchester Airport to Birmingham train ticket available today. If you search for First TransPennine Express 3 tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Birmingham from Manchester Airport on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 63 miles (101 km) journey to Birmingham from Manchester Airport with ease and comfort on a train with First TransPennine Express 3.

First TransPennine Express 3 from Manchester Airport to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 14 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester Airport to Birmingham

Travel by train to Birmingham 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 Manchester Airport to Birmingham.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Manchester Airport to Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from $55 (€51)  one way.
The train price between Manchester Airport and Birmingham is on average $65 (€60)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The distance between Manchester Airport and Birmingham by train is approximately 63 miles (101 km).
The train time from Manchester Airport to Birmingham is on average 1 h 59 min  for the 63 miles (101 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Birmingham from Manchester Airport by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
For the trip from Manchester Airport to Birmingham you can take a train with Northern Rail, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country or TransPennine Express Service. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Birmingham from Manchester Airport on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The earliest train departing from Manchester Airport to Birmingham leaves at 7: 02 AM. The last train departing from Manchester Airport to Birmingham leaves at 9: 04 PM. You can find the latest Manchester Airport to Birmingham train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains from Manchester Airport to Birmingham to cost on average $65 (€60) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester Airport to Birmingham train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Trains arriving to Birmingham

Distance from Birmingham to city center
Distance from Birmingham to city center
2.4 km
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Birmingham International Airport
9 miles (15 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
You can take a direct train for 10 minutes from the station to the airport with Avanti West Coast, West Midlands or CrossCountry.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available from Sky Wi-Fi The Cloud.
ATM
ATM
ATM machines are located on the paid concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis drop off with the'drop & go' in the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). For more information visit Traintaxi | Accessible taxis: Taxis drop off within the'drop & go' off the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). All taxis are accessible with manual wheelchairs, most are accessible with electric wheelchairs. For more information visit Traintaxi
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave bags with Excess Baggage Co inside the entrance off Hill Street.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 34 Parking Pricing: £2. 00 per 40 minutes | £12. 00 per 4 hours
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Boots located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier Camden Food located beyond the ticket barrier Costa located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 5b escalator Funky Pigeon located beyond the ticket barrier between Platform escalators 9-10 M& S Food located on the main concourse Mi Casa Burritos located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 9 escalator The Pasty Shop located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 7 escalator W H Smith located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier
Dining
Dining
All Bar One | Leon | Caffè Nero | Five Guys | Krispy Kreme | The Pasty Shop | Upper Crust | Wasabi | Starbucks | Hotel Chocolat
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | British Rental Car
Information Desk
Information Desk
In the middle of the station.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Step-free access in the whole station and ramps available for train access. All platforms have elevators and escalators.

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