You can get from Birmingham to Manchester by train, bus or flight.
To get from Birmingham to Manchester on 28 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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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 from Birmingham to Manchester.
There are 2 travel options from Birmingham to Manchester: coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Manchester. Tickets for a coach cost on average £3.
This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:
A coach is £41 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Birmingham to Manchester costing on average £45.
The fastest way to get to Manchester from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 26 min.
There are alternative travel options to Manchester that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 5 min on average.
The distance between Birmingham and Manchester is around 70 miles (113 km).
The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Manchester is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Birmingham and Manchester as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Manchester:
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Yes, there are direct services available to Manchester from Birmingham with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Manchester as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Manchester from Birmingham.
Before travelling from Birmingham to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Birmingham to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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