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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1 h 30 m
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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.
|Average coach duration||1 h 55 min|
|Average coach ticket price||€7 (€7)|
|Coach frequency||14 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there are 14 direct coaches a day|
|Coach companies||Infobus, 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.
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.
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:
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.
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