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Bus tickets between Birmingham and Manchester can usually be found from $3.85. 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, National Express and Busbud. The fastest bus from Manchester to Birmingham only takes . Just click "Find Now" to see all available options and take your pick!

Birmingham to Manchester Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$3.85
Fastest Bus2h 0m
Distance70.3 miles
Bus Companiesmegabus, National Express
  Bus Birmingham - Manchester    70 mi
Ø Bus connections13 x

The cheapest bus routes from Birmingham to Manchester

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      6:00 PM
      8:15 PM
    11 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.85
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      10:30 AM
      12:40 PM
    12 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.85
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      2:00 PM
      4:55 PM
    13 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.85
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      5:30 PM
      8:20 PM
    8 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.85
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      6:00 PM
      8:15 PM
    18 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.85
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      7:00 AM
      9:25 AM
    1 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.85
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      10:30 AM
      12:40 PM
    7 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.85
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      9:10 PM
      11:10 PM
    15 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.85
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      6:00 PM
      8:15 PM
    6 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.85
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      10:30 PM
      1:15 AM
    8 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.85
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      7:25 AM
      10:45 AM
    24 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.85
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      10:30 PM
      1:15 AM
    14 Nov
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.85
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      5:30 PM
      8:20 PM
    15 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.85
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      5:30 PM
      8:05 PM
    9 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.85


  Carpooling Birmingham - Manchester    70 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Birmingham to Manchester

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      3:00 PM
      4:40 PM
    20 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $10.28
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      8:30 PM
      10:20 PM
    19 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $11.56
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      5:10 PM
      7:00 PM
    26 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $12.85
  • Birmingham
    Manchester
      12:00 PM
      2:10 PM
    23 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $12.85


  Bus Manchester - Birmingham    70 mi
Ø Bus connections13 x

The cheapest bus routes from Manchester to Birmingham

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      8:40 PM
      10:55 PM
    5 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.85
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      8:40 PM
      10:55 PM
    30 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.85
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      5:15 PM
      8:05 PM
    19 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.85
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      8:30 PM
      11:20 PM
    18 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.85
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      8:40 PM
      10:55 PM
    10 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.85
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      8:40 PM
      10:55 PM
    18 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.85
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      8:40 PM
      10:55 PM
    21 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.85
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      8:40 PM
      10:55 PM
    31 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.85
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      6:15 AM
      9:00 AM
    13 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.85
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      5:15 PM
      7:50 PM
    30 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.85
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      5:15 PM
      8:05 PM
    7 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.85
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      5:15 PM
      8:05 PM
    24 Oct
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.85
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      8:30 PM
      11:20 PM
    19 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.85
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      5:15 PM
      8:05 PM
    22 Oct
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $3.85


  Carpooling Manchester - Birmingham    70 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Manchester to Birmingham

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      2:30 PM
      4:10 PM
    18 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $8.99
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      5:30 AM
      7:20 AM
    19 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $11.56
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      1:10 PM
      3:10 PM
    1 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $12.85
  • Manchester
    Birmingham
      12:10 PM
      2:20 PM
    24 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $12.85


Current ticket prices

There's nothing you love more than a good travel bargain? Then you should definitely take a bus as it's one of the most affordable means of transportation. A bus ticket for a trip from Birmingham to Manchester is generally inexpensive. Should you book your journey last-minute, however, you might have to pay a bit more. Here's another suggestion: don't forget to take a look at travel times. Avoid spending too much time on the highway by simply opting for the fastest bus.

Bus stops in Birmingham and Manchester

  Stations
Bradshaw St , Manchester (United Kingdom)
Chorlton St 16, Manchester (United Kingdom)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only affordable but it's also eco-friendly thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as comfortable as flying or taking the train. In recent years, companies have stepped up their game when it comes to on-board features by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to free wireless internet. When taking a look at the search results displayed on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all companies. For instance, free wireless internet can be found on board most buses operated by megabus. That way you'll be able to check your e-mails while on the road.

A generous luggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's companies. Your trip from Manchester to Birmingham can become a lot easier if you do your research before you embark on your journey. Most companies offering intercity bus routes from Birmingham to Manchester, allow you to take a regular-size baggage in addition to carry-on baggage. Additional luggage or oversized luggage can usually be booked for an extra fee.

Take a look at the exact location of the stations in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current reduced rates for your Birmingham – Manchester bus. The choice is yours - begin traveling smart now!

Birmingham and Manchester: Useful Info

Birmingham
1.09 Million
Manchester
0.55 Million
Taxi
$7.22
$6.13
Birmingham
Manchester
A cab ride in Birmingham is 16% more expensive than in Manchester.
Local buses
$3.08
$3.34
Birmingham
Manchester
A bus fare in Birmingham is 8% cheaper than in Manchester.
Beer
$4.03
$4.50
Birmingham
Manchester
A large beer in Birmingham is 11% cheaper than in Manchester.
Water
$1.24
$1.44
Birmingham
Manchester
A bottle of water in Birmingham is 14% cheaper than in Manchester.
Meal
$6.68
$6.45
Birmingham
Manchester
A meal in Birmingham is 4% more expensive than in Manchester.
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