You can get from Birmingham to Manchester by train, bus or flight.
To get from Birmingham to Manchester on 19 May 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||£6 - £44|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £6 • 1 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £44 • 1 h 26 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus or Avanti West Coast|
Travel 70 miles (113 km) by coach or train from Birmingham to Manchester. 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 £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Manchester.
There are 2 travel options from Birmingham to Manchester: coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Manchester, which costs on average £6.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:
A coach is generally £38 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £44 from Birmingham to Manchester.
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, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h 40 min.
You should expect to travel around 70 miles (113 km) from Birmingham to Manchester.
The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Manchester is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Birmingham to 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:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
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.
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