Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing times and prices for 18 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Cross Country
13:031h30
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:33Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£171One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
14:031h30
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
15:33Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£251One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
12:251h31
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
13:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£251One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
12:301h50
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:20Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£521One-way
1 change
Cross Country
13:251h31
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£521One-way
0 changes

Train timetableManchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 July
Cross Country
12:251h31
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
13:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
12:301h50
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:20Birmingham New Street (BHM)
1 change
Cross Country
13:031h30
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:33Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
13:251h31
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
13:301h48
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
15:18Birmingham New Street (BHM)
1 change
Cross Country
14:031h30
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
15:33Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes

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Train times from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing times and prices for 18 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 30 m

Average

1 h 36 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

113 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) for Birmingham New Street (BHM) every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Cross Country
13:031h30
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:33Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£171One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Cross Country
14:031h30
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
15:33Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£251One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
13:251h31
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£521One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
12:251h31
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
13:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£251One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
13:301h48
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
15:18Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£521One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

distanceDistance70 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency20 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) cover the 70 miles long route taking on average 1 h 30 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 20 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £9, but the average price of train tickets is £28. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry, West Midlands Trains and Virgin Trains trains Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Travel from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) from £9 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry, West Midlands Trains and Virgin Trains! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Birmingham New Street (BHM). They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: £9
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

FAQs: Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) 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 Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) can start from as little as £9 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is £28; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is on average 1 h 30 min   for the 70 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Birmingham New Street (BHM) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) leaves at 05: 27. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) leaves at 22: 04.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) without having to change trains with CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. There are 10 direct trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM), you can count on CrossCountry, West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3) for the best way to get you to Birmingham New Street (BHM). You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Birmingham New Street (BHM) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 04.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Birmingham New Street (BHM) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 30 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Birmingham New Street (BHM) including taking a coach or train.

Trains departing from Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (767 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Manchester Airport
8 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit in about 30 minutes via the Northern and TransPennine Express trains.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available through BT Wi-Fi.
ATM
ATM
There are ATM machines on the main concourse, Platform 10 and on the mezzanine level.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Caffè Nero | Carluccio’s | Hotel Chocolat | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Costa Coffee | Pret a Manger | Upper Crust | McDonald's | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the Fairfield Street entrance on the mezzanine level.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access throughout the station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

Trains arriving to Birmingham New Street

Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
1.7 miles (2.7 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
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.
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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