You can get from Manchester to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.
To get from Manchester to Birmingham 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 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Coach • £6 • 1 h 30 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus or West Midlands Railway|
Travel 70 miles (113 km) by coach or train to Birmingham from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a coach 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 £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or West Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Birmingham.
There are 2 ways to travel to Birmingham from Manchester including taking a coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Birmingham. Tickets for a coach cost on average £6.
This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:
A coach is generally £38 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £44 from Manchester to Birmingham.
The fastest way from Manchester to Birmingham is by coach with an average journey time of 1 h 30 min.
Other travel options between Manchester and Birmingham can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Birmingham by train can take on average 1 h 30 min.
The distance from Manchester to Birmingham is approximately 70 miles (113 km).
The average frequency per day from Manchester to Birmingham is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Manchester to Birmingham 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 Manchester to Birmingham:
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Before travelling from Manchester to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy 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.
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