Bus from Birmingham to Manchester

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Facts about the coach from Birmingham to Manchester

Cheapest Bus £2.99
Fastest Bus 1h 55m
Earliest Coach 07:45
Latest Coach 21:30
Daily Bus Connections 35 Ø
Distance 113.1 km
Coach Companies FlixBus, National Express, megabus
Are you looking for a bus from Birmingham to Manchester?
CheckMyBus has got you covered! We compare all available buses from Birmingham to Manchester and show you departure times, the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll help you find tickets from companies travelling this route, including FlixBus, National Express or megabus. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the coach have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you the cheapest coaches from Birmingham to Manchester over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about long-distance bus stops in Birmingham and Manchester which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Manchester and alternative destinations from Birmingham. If you need to continue your journey with a flight, you can find the most popular airport transfers departing from Manchester.

The cheapest coach connections from Birmingham to Manchester

Today
from £3.99
Tomorrow
from £3.99
04/08
from £3.99
05/08
from £3.99
06/08
from £2.99
07/08
from £4.49

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • FlixBus
    20:10
    Birmingham - Dudley St
    Duration 2h 5m
    22:15
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Economy from £2.99
  • National Express
    19:30
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 25m
    21:55
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Economy from £3.90
  • National Express
    21:30
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 20m
    23:50
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Economy from £3.90
  • FlixBus
    20:15
    Birmingham - Dudley St
    Duration 2h 5m
    22:20
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Economy from £3.99
  • FlixBus
    21:10
    Birmingham - Dudley St
    Duration 1h 55m
    23:05
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Economy from £3.99
  • National Express
    07:45
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 40m
    10:25
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Economy from £4.90
  • megabus
    12:20
    Birmingham - Brunel St
    Duration 2h 20m
    14:40
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Economy from £5.14
  • megabus
    11:10
    Birmingham - Brunel St
    Duration 2h 20m
    13:30
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Economy from £5.14
  • megabus
    09:20
    Birmingham - Brunel St
    Duration 2h 10m
    11:30
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Economy from £5.14
  • megabus
    16:20
    Birmingham - Brunel St
    Duration 2h 10m
    18:30
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Economy from £5.14
  • National Express
    09:00
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 25m
    11:25
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Economy from £5.90
  • megabus
    08:50
    Birmingham - New Street
    Duration 2h 20m
    11:10
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    General from £6.42
  • megabus
    13:20
    Birmingham - New Street
    Duration 2h 20m
    15:40
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    General from £9.01
  • megabus
    07:50
    Birmingham - New Street
    Duration 2h 10m
    10:00
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    General from £9.01

The cheapest train connections from Birmingham to Manchester

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • CrossCountry
    06:57
    Birmingham - New Street
    Duration 1h 26m
    08:23
    Manchester - Piccadilly Station
    Economy from £16.60
  • Avanti West Coast
    08:15
    Birmingham - New Street
    Duration 1h 58m
    10:13
    Manchester - Piccadilly Station
    Economy from £42.10
  • West Midlands Trains
    06:04
    Birmingham - New Street
    Duration 2h 7m
    08:11
    Manchester - Piccadilly Station
    Economy from £42.10

The cheapest carpooling offers from Birmingham to Manchester

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    10:20
    Birmingham
    Duration 1h 40m
    12:00
    Manchester
    Economy from £12.50
  • BlaBlaCar
    13:10
    Birmingham
    Duration 1h 50m
    15:00
    Manchester
    Economy from £12.50
  • BlaBlaCar
    19:00
    Birmingham
    Duration 1h 50m
    20:50
    Manchester
    Economy from £13.50
  • BlaBlaCar
    11:20
    Birmingham
    Duration 2h 0m
    13:20
    Manchester
    Economy from £15.50

Bus Birmingham to Manchester: Further information

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We’ve already set in our search bar that you’re departing from Birmingham and will arrive in Manchester as your destination. We have also already set a default travel date since most people generally book 3-7 days in advance. If you want to check a specific date, simply select the corresponding day in the calendar to update your search.
Do you already know exactly when you plan to go back? Then check your return trip straight away, and simply select your preferred date for the route from Manchester to Birmingham.
Are you travelling with other people? Then indicate how many passengers are joining you and start your search.
Upon getting your results, you’ll be able to compare all available coaches from Birmingham to Manchester and take multiple factors into consideration before you book your trip. The cheapest coach tickets are offered by FlixBus at £2.99, while the fastest connection takes 1h 55m. It’s up to you if you’d prefer the cheapest ticket, quickest trip or the bus with the most amenities. Regardless of what you’re searching for, we can help you find the best deal for you!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customise everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Birmingham Manchester bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transport, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your coach trip from Birmingham to Manchester!

All bus stops in Birmingham and Manchester

Stations
Manchester - Abberton Road
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Ardwick Station
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Arena
New Bridge St , M3 Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Ashburys Station
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Audenshaw
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Belle Vue Station
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Castlefield
Liverpool Rd 43, M3 4NQ Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Central Park
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Chorlton
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Clayton Hall
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Coach Station
Chorlton St 14, M1 3HY Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Cornbrook
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Crumpsall
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Deansgate
Great Bridgewater St 56, M1 5LE Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - East Didsbury Station
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Edge Lane
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Etihad Stadium
Alan Turing Way 2002, Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Firswood
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Gorton Station
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Holt Town
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Levenshulme Station
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Mauldeth Road Station
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Miles Platting
M40 8DE Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Moston Station
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Newton Heath & Moston Station
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Old Trafford Cricket Ground
Talbot Rd , M16 9AL Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Old Trafford Stadium
United Road , M16 Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Oxford Road Station
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Piccadilly Station
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Princess Road
Princess Road , M14 7FS Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Ridgewood Avenue
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Ryder Brow Station
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Sackville Street
Portland St 55, M1 3HP Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
Shudehill , Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - St Werburgh's Road
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Three Arrows
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Trafford Centre
Regent Rd 157, Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Victoria Station
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Wythenshawe Interchange
M22 5UN Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester United Football Ground Station
Manchester (United Kingdom)

FAQs about the Birmingham Manchester bus route

How much does a Birmingham Manchester coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Birmingham Manchester bus trip is available from £2.99 and takes 2h 5m. Compare offers and save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Birmingham to Manchester?

This connection is offered by 3 bus companies with ticket prices ranging from £2.99 to £21.00. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you’ll get the cheapest bus trip to Manchester.

How many connections are available for the Birmingham Manchester route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Birmingham to Manchester is offered by roughly 35 connections. By using our search engine, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Manchester from Birmingham take?

The quickest coach from Birmingham to Manchester is provided by FlixBus and takes 1h 55m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £3.99. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Birmingham to Manchester?

The earliest bus to Manchester departs from Birmingham at 07:45. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Birmingham to Manchester?

The latest bus to Manchester departs from Birmingham at 21:30. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the Birmingham Manchester route?

Passengers looking to travel from Birmingham to Manchester can travel with FlixBus, National Express and megabus. Compare all available bus tickets with our search engine to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus for the Birmingham Manchester bus trip?

If you’re searching for a direct connection from Birmingham to Manchester our search engine currently compares 35 direct bus connections with the following companies: FlixBus, National Express and megabus

What can I take with me on the bus to Manchester from Birmingham?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Birmingham Manchester bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Birmingham Manchester bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make travelling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Birmingham to Manchester on your planned travel date.

Compare Birmingham and Manchester

£5.62
£4.77
Birmingham
Manchester
A taxi journey in Birmingham is 16% more expensive than in Manchester.
£2.40
£2.60
Birmingham
Manchester
A bus fare in Birmingham is 8% cheaper than in Manchester.
£3.14
£3.50
Birmingham
Manchester
A pint of beer in Birmingham is 11% cheaper than in Manchester.
£0.96
£1.12
Birmingham
Manchester
A bottle of water in Birmingham is 15% cheaper than in Manchester.
£5.20
£5.02
Birmingham
Manchester
A meal in Birmingham is 4% more expensive than in Manchester.

Bus routes from Birmingham and Manchester

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