Birmingham to Manchester bus

Birmingham - Manchester bus information

Birmingham Manchester bus map

Bus Time 2h29m
Origin Birmingham, England
Destination Manchester, England
Distance 71 Miles
Cheapest bus fare: from £2.90
Bus operators: National Express, Megabus

National Express, Megabus are the 2 coach companies offering bus tickets from Birmingham (England) to Manchester (England).

The price of your ticket will vary depending on the operator, when you travel and if you purchase your ticket in advance. The cheapest ticket that we found to travel in the next month is from £2.90.

It takes on average 2h29m to travel by bus from Birmingham to Manchester which are 71 miles away from each other. Even if bus services are usually much longer than trains or flights, they remain most of the time the least expensive option for your journey.

Best prices for bus tickets Birmingham - Manchester

from £2.90 MORE 2h18m
from £5.64 MORE 2h12m
Other modes of transport available
Train
from £47.80 MORE 1h26m
Flights
from £74.98 MORE 8h05m

Prices calendar to travel between Birmingham and Manchester

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Birmingham to Manchester by coach, train, carsharing and flights.

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Megabus£6

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National Express£4

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Megabus£10

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National Express£8

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Megabus£10

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Bus times Birmingham - Manchester

Leaving today? Here are the next bus services to Manchester

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Birmingham coach station, digbeth
08:00
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
10:15
2h15m National Express
Birmingham , Brunel Street
08:50
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
11:05
2h15m Megabus
Birmingham coach station, digbeth
09:00
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
11:15
2h15m National Express
Birmingham coach station, digbeth
10:00
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
12:15
2h15m National Express
Birmingham , Brunel Street
10:20
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
12:35
2h15m Megabus
Birmingham , Brunel Street
11:00
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
13:20
2h20m Megabus
Birmingham , Brunel Street
11:15
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
13:30
2h15m Megabus
Birmingham coach station, digbeth
12:00
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
14:15
2h15m National Express
Birmingham , Brunel Street
12:20
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
14:40
2h20m Megabus
Birmingham , Brunel Street
13:20
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
15:40
2h20m Megabus
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The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 bus departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 25 services are being operated today and 20 tomorrow. The first bus Birmingham to Manchester departs at 03:45. The last one leaves at 23:00. Coach companies may vary the first and last departure hours depending on which day you're travelling as well as if you're travelling during the holiday season, public holidays or for a popular event.

Best time to book a Birmingham - Manchester bus

Coach fare depending on when you purchase your ticket

90

£5

60

£4

30

£4

15

£5

7

£5

3

£5

1

£6

Same day

Days before Departure

As you can see in the table above, the price of the ticket for a coach from Birmingham to Manchester tend to increase as the date gets closer. Purchasing your coach beforehand is a great way to save money as well as avoiding missing the bus because no seats remain available. It is 44% cheaper to get your coach 1 month in advance (from £4) instead of on the day you're travelling (from £6).

The data take into account the best prices found, when booking beforehand versus on the day on you intend to travel, in the past 6 months.

Best prices for your coach from Birmingham to Manchester

Gopili compares prices to help you find cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Manchester for the coming days. You can also have a look at the prices for the Manchester Birmingham bus to make sure you get a seat for your return journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Birmingham
coach station, digbeth
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£3.90 06/12/2021 09:00 National Express 18 hours ago
Birmingham
coach station, digbeth
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£3.90 06/12/2021 18:00 National Express 18 hours ago
Birmingham
coach station, digbeth
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£3.90 06/12/2021 16:00 National Express 18 hours ago
Birmingham
coach station, digbeth
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
£4.90 06/12/2021 12:00 National Express 18 hours ago
Birmingham
, Brunel Street
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£5.64 06/12/2021 20:30 Megabus 20 hours ago
Birmingham
, Brunel Street
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£5.64 06/12/2021 12:20 Megabus 20 hours ago
Birmingham
, Brunel Street
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£5.64 06/12/2021 16:20 Megabus 20 hours ago
Birmingham
, Brunel Street
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£5.64 06/12/2021 08:50 Megabus 20 hours ago
Birmingham
, Brunel Street
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£5.64 26/12/2021 12:20 Megabus 6 days ago
Birmingham
, Brunel Street
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£5.64 26/12/2021 20:30 Megabus 6 days ago

Best prices found for the next 180 days.

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