You can get from Manchester to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.
To get from Manchester to Birmingham on Jan 30 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Available travel modes||Coach, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||€7 - €8|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • €7 • 2 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Coach • €7 • 2 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus|
Take a coach, ferry, flight or train to travel 113 km from Manchester to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €7. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Manchester to Birmingham.
There are 4 ways to get from Manchester to Birmingham: coach, ferry, flight or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Birmingham. Tickets for a coach cost on average €7.
This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:
A coach is generally €1 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average €8 from Manchester to Birmingham.
The fastest way from Manchester to Birmingham is by coach with an average journey time of 2 h 15 min.
Other travel options to Birmingham from Manchester can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Birmingham by train can take on average 1 h 40 min.
The Manchester to Birmingham distance is approximately 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, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Birmingham:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available to Birmingham from Manchester with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Birmingham as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Manchester to Birmingham.
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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