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You can get from Manchester to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||70 miles (113 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£3 - £52|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £3 • 2 h 5 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £52 • 1 h 30 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Cross Country|
Take a coach or train to travel 70 miles (113 km) from Manchester to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 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 trip are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Birmingham.
There are 2 ways to get from Manchester to Birmingham: coach or train.
The distance between Manchester and Birmingham is around 70 miles (113 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Manchester to Birmingham:
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Before travelling from Manchester to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Manchester to Birmingham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Birmingham, which costs on average £3.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:
A coach journey is usually £48 less than a journey to Birmingham by train, which costs on average £52 for the same trip.
The fastest way from Manchester to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 30 min.
Other travel options to Birmingham from Manchester can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 5 min of travel time.
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