Birmingham to Manchester coach

Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 17 May

Cheapest

£6

Average

£11

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.

16:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h25 18:25Manchester, Coach Station
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£61One-way
20:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h05 22:05Manchester, Coach Station
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£61One-way
11:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h15 13:15Manchester, Coach Station
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£71One-way
10:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h15 12:15Manchester, Coach Station
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£71One-way
18:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h15 20:15Manchester, Coach Station
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£71One-way

Bus Timetable Birmingham to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Tuesday, 17 May
03:15Birmingham, Airport2h45 06:00Manchester
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03:15Birmingham, Airport2h20 05:35Manchester, Airport
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03:20Birmingham, Coach Station2h35 05:55Manchester, Coach Station
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03:45Birmingham2h15 06:00Manchester
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03:45Birmingham1h50 05:35Manchester, Airport
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07:30Birmingham, Coach Station2h40 10:10Manchester, Coach Station
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08:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h15 10:15Manchester, Coach Station
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09:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h15 11:15Manchester, Coach Station
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09:20Birmingham2h10 11:30Manchester
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10:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h15 12:15Manchester, Coach Station
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10:45Birmingham2h15 13:00Manchester
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10:45Birmingham1h45 12:30Manchester, Airport
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10:50Birmingham2h15 13:05Manchester
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11:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h15 13:15Manchester, Coach Station
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12:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h15 14:15Manchester, Coach Station
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12:35Birmingham2h20 14:55Manchester
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12:35Birmingham1h45 14:20Manchester, Airport
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13:50Birmingham2h15 16:05Manchester
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15:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h15 17:15Manchester, Coach Station
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15:20Birmingham2h00 17:20Manchester
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16:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h25 18:25Manchester, Coach Station
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17:00Birmingham2h10 19:10Manchester
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18:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h15 20:15Manchester, Coach Station
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18:20Birmingham1h45 20:05Manchester, Airport
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18:20Birmingham2h15 20:35Manchester
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19:20Birmingham2h00 21:20Manchester
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20:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h05 22:05Manchester, Coach Station
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20:30Birmingham1h40 22:10Manchester, Airport
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20:30Birmingham2h10 22:40Manchester
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23:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h15 01:15Manchester, Coach Station
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23:00Birmingham2h15 01:15Manchester
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23:00Birmingham1h45 00:45Manchester, Airport
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Bus times from Birmingham to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 17 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 40 m

Average

2 h 10 m

Buses per day

32

Distance

113 km

Of the 32 buses that leave Birmingham for Manchester every day 32 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
20:30Birmingham1h40 22:10Manchester, Airport
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£71One-way
2nd Fastest
18:20Birmingham1h45 20:05Manchester, Airport
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£121One-way
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12:35Birmingham1h45 14:20Manchester, Airport
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£71One-way
2nd Fastest
23:00Birmingham1h45 00:45Manchester, Airport
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£101One-way
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10:45Birmingham1h45 12:30Manchester, Airport
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£231One-way

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Overview: Coach from Birmingham to Manchester

distanceDistance70 miles (113 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£4 (€4)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Megabus, National Express or Infobus

Coaches from Birmingham to Manchester cover the 70 miles (113 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 5 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Megabus, National Express or Infobus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £4, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £3. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus Birmingham to Manchester

Find the best coaches from Birmingham to Manchester with Omio's travel partners National Express and FlixBus from £3. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage 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 coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    • Average Price: £3

    Buses from Birmingham to Manchester

    National Express provides frequent, direct and daily buses from Birmingham to Manchester. Their schedule begins with overnight services leaving around 2:00 a.m, with departures roughly every two hours in the morning and evening and hourly in the afternoon. The final connection from Birmingham leaves around 10:30 p.m. Journey times range from just over 2 hours for overnight buses to more than 3 hours for some daytime connections. Buses from Birmingham to Manchester depart from the city's main coach station, east of the city centre, arriving at the central Manchester Coach Station.

    Travel Tips: Coach to Manchester from Birmingham

    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 a cheap coach from Birmingham to Manchester for as little as £3  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to buy your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to Manchester coach price to come in at an average of £4  one way.
    The distance from Birmingham to Manchester by coach is approximately 70 miles (113 km).
    On average the Birmingham to Manchester coach time is 2 h 5 min  covering the 70 miles (113 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    Some of the Birmingham coach 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 coach stations in Manchester include Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

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

    You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre of Birmingham. The most popular arrival coach station in Manchester, called Manchester, Coach Station, is located around 0.2 miles (343 m) away from its city centre.

    When taking a coach from Birmingham to Manchester, you can count on Flixbus, Megabus, National Express or Infobus for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to Manchester from Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
    Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Birmingham to Manchester on Omio with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your coach ticket.
    If you prefer early morning coaches from Birmingham to Manchester, the first coach leaves at 07: 50. If you prefer late night coaches from Birmingham to Manchester, the last coach of the day leaves at 23: 00. Omio shows you the latest coach from Birmingham to Manchester times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase coach tickets to Manchester from Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £4 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your coach ticket from Birmingham to Manchester a few months in advance.

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