Bus Birmingham to Manchester and return

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Facts about the bus from Birmingham to Manchester

Cheapest Bus$2.61
Fastest Bus2h 5m
Earliest Bus3:20 AM
Latest Bus8:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes1 Ø
Distance70.3 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, FlixBus, megabus

The cheapest bus routes from Birmingham to Manchester

Today
from $3.52
Tomorrow
from $3.52
08/11
from $12.89
08/12
from $10.43
08/13
from $3.52
08/14
from $3.52

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

  • National Express
    6:00 PM
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 25m
    8:25 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$2.61
  • FlixBus
    8:10 PM
    Birmingham - Dudley St
    Duration 2h 5m
    10:15 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$3.52
  • FlixBus
    7:10 PM
    Birmingham - Dudley St
    Duration 2h 5m
    9:15 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$3.52
  • National Express
    8:30 PM
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 15m
    10:45 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$9.13
  • National Express
    8:15 PM
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 15m
    10:30 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$9.13
  • National Express
    3:20 AM
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 35m
    5:55 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$10.43
  • megabus
    7:45 AM
    Birmingham - New Street
    Duration 2h 15m
    10:00 AM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$12.89
  • megabus
    10:50 AM
    Birmingham - New Street
    Duration 2h 10m
    1:00 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$12.89

The cheapest carpooling offers from Birmingham to Manchester

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    12:10 PM
    Birmingham
    Duration 1h 40m
    1:50 PM
    Manchester
    from$7.83
  • BlaBlaCar
    9:40 AM
    Birmingham
    Duration 2h 0m
    11:40 AM
    Manchester
    from$9.13
  • BlaBlaCar
    9:20 PM
    Birmingham
    Duration 2h 0m
    11:20 PM
    Manchester
    from$14.35
  • BlaBlaCar
    2:40 PM
    Birmingham
    Duration 3h 30m
    6:10 PM
    Manchester
    from$18.26

The cheapest bus routes from Manchester to Birmingham

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

  • National Express
    2:30 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 30m
    5:00 PM
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    from$2.61
  • FlixBus
    3:15 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 2h 5m
    5:20 PM
    Birmingham - Dudley St
    from$3.52
  • FlixBus
    9:25 AM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 2h 5m
    11:30 AM
    Birmingham - Dudley St
    from$3.52
  • FlixBus
    6:10 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 2h 0m
    8:10 PM
    Birmingham - Dudley St
    from$3.52
  • National Express
    7:30 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 5m
    9:35 PM
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    from$10.43
  • megabus
    8:10 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 2h 0m
    10:10 PM
    Birmingham - New Street
    from$12.89

The cheapest carpooling offers from Manchester to Birmingham

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    4:30 PM
    Manchester
    Duration 1h 40m
    6:10 PM
    Birmingham
    from$7.83
  • BlaBlaCar
    3:00 PM
    Manchester
    Duration 1h 40m
    4:40 PM
    Birmingham
    from$9.13
  • BlaBlaCar
    2:10 PM
    Manchester
    Duration 3h 30m
    5:40 PM
    Birmingham
    from$18.86

Information about the bus connection, amenities and services

Bus tickets between Birmingham and Manchester can usually be found from $2.61. However, when selecting a bus trip, ticket prices are only one part of the equation. By using our smart bus search, you’ll find the perfect option for your travel needs. Simply select one of the offers by megabus, FlixBus, National Express and . The fastest bus from Manchester to Birmingham only takes 1h 55m. Just click "Find Now" to see all available options and take your pick!
The better the choice, the more difficult it usually becomes to book the right bus. We created CheckMyBus with that in mind: to help you find the right bus! If you are looking for a Birmingham - Manchester bus , you might find that more than one bus operator offers convenient routes. In such cases, it’s always convenient tocheck and compare the available offers. On CheckMyBus you can look for the fastest, the most comfortable or the most affordable bus from Manchester to Birmingham and back. Just enter your preferred date of travel and our smart bus search will take care of the rest. In the search results, you'll see which bus operator offers extra legroom, the most generous baggage policy or on which buses you are allowed to take pets, and bulky luggage. How about bikes? On a bus from Birmingham to Manchester, FlixBus allows you to take your bicycle for an extra fee. Check out all the offers and pick the right bus. Travel smart!
There's nothing you love more than a good travel bargain? Then you should definitely consider taking a bus since it's one of the cheapest means of transportation. To get even more bang for your buck, don't forget to compare fares because they are not always the same. Sometimes, you can save a few more dollars simply by taking a later bus. On the route Birmingham - Manchester, fares currently start from $2.61. Another thing to consider is the travel time: will get you to your destination in only 1h 55m, while other companies take a bit longer.

Bus stops in Birmingham and Manchester

Stations
New Bridge St , M3 Manchester (United Kingdom)
Liverpool Rd 43, M3 4NQ Manchester (United Kingdom)
Chorlton St 14, M1 3HY Manchester (United Kingdom)
Great Bridgewater St 56, M1 5LE Manchester (United Kingdom)
Alan Turing Way 2002, Manchester (United Kingdom)
M40 8DE Manchester (United Kingdom)
Talbot Rd , M16 9AL Manchester (United Kingdom)
United Road , M16 Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester (United Kingdom)
Princess Road , M14 7FS Manchester (United Kingdom)
Portland St 55, M1 3HP Manchester (United Kingdom)
Shudehill , Manchester (United Kingdom)
Regent Rd 157, Manchester (United Kingdom)
Manchester (United Kingdom)
M22 5UN Manchester (United Kingdom)

Compare Birmingham and Manchester

$7.34
$6.22
Birmingham
Manchester
A cab ride in Birmingham is 16% more expensive than in Manchester.
$3.13
$3.39
Birmingham
Manchester
A bus fare in Birmingham is 8% cheaper than in Manchester.
$4.09
$4.57
Birmingham
Manchester
A large beer in Birmingham is 11% cheaper than in Manchester.
$1.26
$1.46
Birmingham
Manchester
A bottle of water in Birmingham is 14% cheaper than in Manchester.
$6.78
$6.55
Birmingham
Manchester
A meal in Birmingham is 4% more expensive than in Manchester.

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