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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Manchester to Birmingham from various bus operators like National Express, megabus or FlixBus for the next days.
today
from $6
tomorrow
from $6
Wednesday
from $6
Thursday
from $6
Friday
from $5
Saturday
from $5
Sunday
from $5

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    2h 20m
    12:20 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    2:40 PM
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    $6
  • megabus
    2h 20m
    2:40 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    5:00 PM
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    2h 30m
    2:30 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    5:00 PM
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $9
  • FlixBus
    2h 20m
    3:40 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    6:00 PM
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $9
  • National Express
    2h 45m
    3:15 PM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    6:00 PM
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $9

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    2h 20m
    6:20 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    8:40 AM
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    $6
  • megabus
    2h 20m
    6:50 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    9:10 AM
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    2h 10m
    1:40 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    3:50 PM
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $8
  • FlixBus
    2h 30m
    2:30 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    5:00 PM
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $8
  • National Express
    2h 25m
    10:00 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    12:25 PM
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $9

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    2h 20m
    6:20 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    8:40 AM
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    $6
  • megabus
    2h 20m
    6:50 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    9:10 AM
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    2h 30m
    7:10 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    9:40 AM
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $8
  • FlixBus
    2h 20m
    9:20 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    11:40 AM
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $8
  • National Express
    2h 25m
    10:00 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    12:25 PM
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $9

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    2h 20m
    6:20 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    8:40 AM
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    $6
  • megabus
    2h 20m
    6:50 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    9:10 AM
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    2h 30m
    7:10 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    9:40 AM
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $8
  • FlixBus
    2h 20m
    9:20 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    11:40 AM
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $8
  • National Express
    2h 30m
    8:30 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    11:00 AM
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $9

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    2h 20m
    3:30 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    5:50 AM
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    $5
  • megabus
    2h 10m
    12:20 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    2:30 AM
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    2h 30m
    7:10 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    9:40 AM
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $8
  • FlixBus
    2h 30m
    1:40 PM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    4:10 PM
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $8
  • National Express
    2h 30m
    8:30 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    11:00 AM
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $9

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    2h 20m
    3:30 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    5:50 AM
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    $5
  • megabus
    2h 10m
    12:20 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    2:30 AM
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    2h 30m
    7:10 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    9:40 AM
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $8
  • FlixBus
    2h 20m
    9:20 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    11:40 AM
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $8
  • National Express
    2h 15m
    8:45 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    11:00 AM
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $9

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    2h 20m
    3:30 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    5:50 AM
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    $5
  • megabus
    2h 10m
    12:20 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    2:30 AM
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    $6
  • FlixBus
    2h 0m
    2:45 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    4:45 AM
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $8
  • FlixBus
    2h 30m
    7:10 AM
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    9:40 AM
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $8
  • National Express
    2h 15m
    8:45 AM
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    11:00 AM
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    $9

Frequency of bus connections between Manchester and Birmingham

See here how frequent the connections between Manchester and Birmingham are, during different times and days of the week.
Sunday is the busiest day, with more than 44 daily buses from Manchester to Birmingham. Monday has instead the fewest connections, with only 32 daily coaches between Manchester and Birmingham.
The busiest time of the day is the Afternoon, with 112 buses from Manchester to Birmingham, while Night sees the fewest connections between Manchester and Birmingham, with 29 offers.

Facts about the bus from Manchester to Birmingham

Compare all providers like National Express, megabus and FlixBus that travel 37 times every day by bus from Manchester to Birmingham in one click! Book your bus ticket from Manchester to Birmingham starting from $5!

Cheapest Bus $5
Fastest Bus 1h 50m
Earliest Bus 2:45 AM
Latest Bus 11:40 PM
Daily Bus Routes 37 Ø
Distance 70.3 miles
Bus Companies National Express, megabus and FlixBus

Cheapest bus connections from Manchester to Birmingham

Every day, 37 buses from 3 bus companies leave Manchester for Birmingham: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 06/24/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 06/23
Monday 06/24
$6
Tuesday 06/25
$6
Wednesday 06/26
$8
Thursday 06/27
$6
Friday 06/28
$5
Saturday 06/29
$5
Sunday 06/30
$5
Monday 07/01
$5
Tuesday 07/02
$6
Wednesday 07/03
$6
Thursday 07/04
$8
Friday 07/05
$5
Saturday 07/06
$5
Sunday 07/07
$8
Monday 07/08
$5
Tuesday 07/09
$8
Wednesday 07/10
$6
Thursday 07/11
$8
Friday 07/12
$5
Saturday 07/13
$5
Sunday 07/14
$5
Monday 07/15
$5
Tuesday 07/16
$6
Wednesday 07/17
$8
Thursday 07/18
$6
Friday 07/19
$5
Saturday 07/20

The cheapest time to travel from Manchester to Birmingham

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Manchester to Birmingham, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $5, Sunday is the cheapest day for a bus from Manchester to Birmingham. Monday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $6.
Night is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Manchester to Birmingham, with $5. Morning is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $6.

How to save money travelling from Manchester to Birmingham

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Manchester to Birmingham in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Manchester to Birmingham, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from Manchester to Birmingham are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Manchester to Birmingham

These are the most booked bus companies between Manchester to Birmingham from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Manchester and Birmingham

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in Manchester and Birmingham.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Manchester to Birmingham

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from Manchester to Birmingham? Or which bus companies serve the route Manchester to Birmingham? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Manchester to Birmingham bus

How much does a Manchester Birmingham bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $5 and takes 2h 20m to reach Birmingham. Compare offers to save money!

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

This route is offered by 3 companies with a range of ticket prices between $5 and $29. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Birmingham.

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

Every day, the Manchester to Birmingham bus route is served by approximately 37 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

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

The fastest bus from Manchester to Birmingham is offered by National Express and takes 1h 50m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $27. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Manchester to Birmingham?

The earliest bus arriving in Birmingham from Manchester starts at 2:45 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Manchester to Birmingham?

The latest bus trip departing from Manchester for Birmingham starts at 11:40 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 Manchester Birmingham route?

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

Is there a direct bus between Manchester and Birmingham?

You can check all the direct connections between Manchester and Birmingham by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: National Express, megabus and FlixBus.

What can I take with me on the Manchester to Birmingham 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 Manchester Birmingham bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Manchester Birmingham 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 to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Manchester to Birmingham on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Manchester to Birmingham

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

Alternate transport types from Manchester to Birmingham

Did not find the right bus? Here is a selection of alternate transport types from the schedule from Manchester to Birmingham for the next days.

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Birmingham

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Manchester to Birmingham for the next days.
  • CrossCountry
    1h 45m
    5:11 AM
    Manchester
    Piccadilly Station
    6:56 AM
    Birmingham
    CrossCountry
    Economy
    from $11
  • Transport for Wales
    2h 7m
    4:49 AM
    Manchester
    Oxford Road Station
    6:56 AM
    Birmingham
    Transport for Wales
    Economy
    from $61
  • Avanti West Coast
    1h 40m
    5:55 AM
    Manchester
    Piccadilly Station
    7:35 AM
    Birmingham
    Avanti West Coast
    Economy
    from $63
  • TransPennine Express
    1h 48m
    7:08 AM
    Manchester
    Oxford Road Station
    8:56 AM
    Birmingham
    TransPennine Express
    First Class
    from $178

More bus routes from Manchester and Birmingham

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Manchester and from Birmingham. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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