Bus from Birmingham to Manchester

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Facts about the bus from Birmingham to Manchester

Cheapest Bus$3.98
Fastest Bus2h 15m
Earliest Bus9:00 AM
Latest Bus11:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance70.3 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, megabus, FlixBus
Do you want to travel by bus from Birmingham to Manchester?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Birmingham and arriving in Manchester and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as National Express, megabus or FlixBus. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Birmingham Manchester bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Birmingham and Manchester which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Manchester, alternative destinations from Birmingham, and the most popular airport shuttles from Manchester.

The cheapest bus routes from Birmingham to Manchester

Today
from $4.11
Tomorrow
from $3.98
09/21
from $3.98
09/22
from $4.11
09/23
from $3.98
09/24
from $3.98

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

  • National Express
    4:00 PM
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 25m
    6:25 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$3.98
  • National Express
    9:00 AM
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 15m
    11:15 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$3.98
  • National Express
    11:00 AM
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 15m
    1:15 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$3.98
  • National Express
    12:00 PM
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 15m
    2:15 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    from$3.98
  • megabus
    11:00 PM
    Birmingham - Brunel St
    Duration 2h 15m
    1:15 AM
    Manchester - Corporation Street
    from$10.47

The cheapest carpooling offers from Birmingham to Manchester

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    5:10 PM
    Birmingham
    Duration 2h 10m
    7:20 PM
    Manchester
    from$15.11
  • BlaBlaCar
    12:00 PM
    Birmingham
    Duration 1h 40m
    1:40 PM
    Manchester
    from$15.11
  • BlaBlaCar
    4:30 PM
    Birmingham
    Duration 2h 10m
    6:40 PM
    Manchester
    from$15.11

What are the cheapest buses from Birmingham to Manchester you would typically find?

Bus schedules may change. Below, you'll find bus companies that usually provide the bus route Birmingham to Manchester but are currently out of service.
  • FlixBus
    1:30 PM
    Birmingham - Dudley St
    Duration 2h 15m
    3:45 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    from$4.11
    Temporarily not available: last found 09/16/2021

Bus Birmingham to Manchester: Further Information

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In the search bar, we have already set Birmingham as your place of departure and Manchester as your destination. We have also already set a default travel date. Generally, most people 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 traveling with other people? Then indicate how many passengers are joining you and start your search.
Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Birmingham to Manchester and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by National Express at $3.98, whereas the quickest connection takes 2h 15m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Birmingham Manchester bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Birmingham to Manchester!

Bus stops in Birmingham and Manchester

Stations
Manchester - Arena
New Bridge St , M3  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Castlefield
Liverpool Rd 43, M3 4NQ  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Coach Station
Chorlton St 14, M1 3HY  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Deansgate
Great Bridgewater St 56, M1 5LE  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Etihad Stadium
Alan Turing Way 2002, Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Miles Platting
M40 8DE  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 - Piccadilly Station
Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Princess Road
Princess Road , M14 7FS  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Sackville Street
Portland St 55, M1 3HP  Manchester  (United Kingdom)
Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
Shudehill , 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)

FAQs about the bus route Birmingham to Manchester

How much does a Birmingham Manchester bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $3.98 and takes 2h 25m to reach Manchester. Compare offers to save money!

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

This route is offered by 3 bus companies with a range of ticket prices between $3.98 and $10.47. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Manchester.

On average, how many connections are available from Birmingham to Manchester each day?

Every day, the Birmingham Manchester bus route is served by approximately 2 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Birmingham to Manchester take?

The fastest bus from Birmingham to Manchester is offered by FlixBus and takes 2h 15m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $4.11. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Birmingham to Manchester?

The earliest bus arriving in Manchester from Birmingham starts at 9:00 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Birmingham to Manchester?

The latest bus trip departing from Birmingham for Manchester starts at 11:00 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Birmingham Manchester route?

When traveling by bus from Birmingham to Manchester, passengers can travel with National Express, megabus and FlixBus. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Birmingham to Manchester?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Birmingham to Manchester, CheckMyBus currently compares 12 direct bus connections with the following companies: National Express and FlixBus

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

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 Birmingham Manchester bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus 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 traveling 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

Birmingham
1.09 Million
Manchester
0.55 Million
$7.72
$6.56
Birmingham
Manchester
A cab ride in Birmingham is 16% more expensive than in Manchester.
$3.30
$3.57
Birmingham
Manchester
A bus fare in Birmingham is 8% cheaper than in Manchester.
$4.31
$4.81
Birmingham
Manchester
A large beer in Birmingham is 11% cheaper than in Manchester.
$1.32
$1.54
Birmingham
Manchester
A bottle of water in Birmingham is 15% cheaper than in Manchester.
$7.15
$6.90
Birmingham
Manchester
A meal in Birmingham is 4% more expensive than in Manchester.

Bus routes from Birmingham and Manchester

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