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|Distance||70 miles (113 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£3 - £45|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £3 • 2 h 5 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £45 • 1 h 26 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or West Midlands Railway|
Take a coach or train to travel 70 miles (113 km) to Manchester from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 26 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or West Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Birmingham to Manchester.
You can travel to Manchester from Birmingham 2 different ways: coach or train.
The Birmingham to Manchester distance is approximately 70 miles (113 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Manchester:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Birmingham to Manchester with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Manchester tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.
When planning your trip between Birmingham and Manchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Birmingham and Manchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
The cheapest way from Birmingham to Manchester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £3 compared to other travel options to Manchester:
A coach journey is usually £42 less than a journey to Manchester by train, which costs on average £45 for the same trip.
The fastest way from Birmingham to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 26 min.
Other travel options from Birmingham to Manchester can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 5 min on average.
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