Manchester to Birmingham bus

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

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8

Average

21

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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09:30PMManchester, Airport1h30 11:00PMBirmingham
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81One-way
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09:00PMManchester2h00 11:00PMBirmingham
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81One-way
07:30PMManchester2h10 09:40PMBirmingham
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121One-way
10:15AMManchester, Airport1h30 11:45AMBirmingham
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131One-way
02:30PMManchester2h10 04:40PMBirmingham
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151One-way

Bus schedule from Manchester to Birmingham

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04:50AMManchester2h20 07:10AMBirmingham
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05:20AMManchester, Airport1h50 07:10AMBirmingham
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07:00AMManchester, Coach Station2h25 09:25AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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07:10AMManchester1h45 08:55AMBirmingham
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08:30AMManchester, Coach Station2h25 10:55AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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09:40AMManchester2h05 11:45AMBirmingham
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10:00AMManchester, Coach Station2h25 12:25PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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10:15AMManchester, Airport1h30 11:45AMBirmingham
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11:10AMManchester2h10 01:20PMBirmingham
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11:40AMManchester, Airport1h40 01:20PMBirmingham
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12:25PMManchester2h15 02:40PMBirmingham
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12:30PMManchester, Coach Station2h25 02:55PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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02:00PMManchester, Airport1h40 03:40PMBirmingham
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02:30PMManchester2h10 04:40PMBirmingham
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03:15PMManchester, Coach Station2h30 05:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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03:30PMManchester, Coach Station2h25 05:55PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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04:30PMManchester, Coach Station2h25 06:55PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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04:30PMManchester, Airport1h45 06:15PMBirmingham
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04:40PMManchester2h00 06:40PMBirmingham
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07:30PMManchester2h10 09:40PMBirmingham
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07:30PMManchester, Coach Station2h25 09:55PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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09:00PMManchester, Coach Station2h25 11:25PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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09:00PMManchester2h00 11:00PMBirmingham
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09:30PMManchester, Airport1h30 11:00PMBirmingham
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11:20PMManchester2h20 01:40AMBirmingham
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11:20PMManchester2h55 02:15AMBirmingham, Airport
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11:50PMManchester, Airport2h25 02:15AMBirmingham, Airport
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11:50PMManchester, Coach Station2h40 02:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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11:50PMManchester, Airport1h50 01:40AMBirmingham
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Bus times from Manchester to Birmingham

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Fastest Journey

1 h 30 m

Average

2 h 10 m

Buses per day

29

Distance

113 km

Of the 29 buses that leave Manchester for Birmingham every day 29 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:30PMManchester, Airport1h30 11:00PMBirmingham
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81One-way
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10:15AMManchester, Airport1h30 11:45AMBirmingham
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131One-way
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11:40AMManchester, Airport1h40 01:20PMBirmingham
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171One-way
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02:00PMManchester, Airport1h40 03:40PMBirmingham
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191One-way
07:10AMManchester1h45 08:55AMBirmingham
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281One-way

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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Birmingham

distanceDistance113 km
durationAverage coach duration1 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price€7 (€7)
frequencyCoach frequency14 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 14 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesInfobus, Megabus, Flixbus or National Express

Coaches from Manchester to Birmingham cover the 113 km long route taking on average 1 h 55 min with our travel partners like Infobus, Megabus, Flixbus or National Express. Normally, there are 14 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as €6, but the average price of coach tickets is €7. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus Manchester to Birmingham

National Express and FlixBus coaches will get you between Manchester and Birmingham from €6. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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FlixBus

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Manchester - Birmingham coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    FlixBus from Manchester to Birmingham coach information:

    • Average Duration: 2 h 9 min
    • Average Price: €6
    • FlixBus frequency: 3 a day

    Travel Tips: Bus to Birmingham from Manchester

    Take the bus to Birmingham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Birmingham.
    FAQs
    You can find a cheap coach from Manchester to Birmingham for some dates and times for as low as €6  one way in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Manchester to Birmingham coach prices are on average €7  one way.
    The Manchester to Birmingham coach distance is approximately 113 km.
    While the time it takes to travel 113 km to Birmingham from Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Manchester to Birmingham is on average 1 h 55 min.

    When taking the coach to Birmingham from Manchester, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. Your route can end in coach stations such as Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge and Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13).

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

    You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival coach station in Birmingham, called Birmingham, Coach Station, is located around 2.2 miles (3.6 km) away from its city centre.

    If you're looking for coaches from Manchester to Birmingham, you can rely on Infobus, Megabus, Flixbus or National Express to get you to Birmingham. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Manchester to Birmingham trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 14 direct coaches a day to Birmingham from Manchester. If you’re looking for a direct coach from Manchester to Birmingham, consider travelling with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
    On average, there are 14 coaches a day from Manchester to Birmingham. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first Manchester to Birmingham coach departs at 05: 40   and the last coach from Manchester to Birmingham leaves at 22: 50. Check out the most up-to-date Manchester to Birmingham coach schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy coach tickets between Manchester and Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average €7 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your coach ticket from Manchester to Birmingham a few months in advance.

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