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 £3.50
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 £3.50.

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 £4.00 MORE 2h56m
from £3.50 MORE 2h16m
Other modes of transport available
Train
from £10.50 MORE 1h32m
Flights
from £57.51 MORE 9h49m

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

National Express£9

Raileurope£16

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Megabus£5

National Express£6

Raileurope£17

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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
11:35
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
13:55
2h20m National Express
Birmingham , Brunel Street
12:10
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
14:25
2h15m Megabus
Birmingham coach station, digbeth
13:00
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
16:00
3h00m National Express
Birmingham , Brunel Street
13:40
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
15:55
2h15m Megabus
Birmingham coach station, digbeth
14:00
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
16:45
2h45m National Express
Birmingham coach station, digbeth
14:10
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
16:30
2h20m National Express
Birmingham coach station, digbeth
15:15
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
18:30
3h15m National Express
Birmingham , Brunel Street
16:05
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
18:40
2h35m Megabus
Birmingham , Brunel Street
16:10
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
18:25
2h15m Megabus
Birmingham , Brunel Street
17:20
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
19:35
2h15m 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, 19 services are being operated today and 18 tomorrow. The first bus Birmingham to Manchester departs at 06:20. The last one leaves at 22:10. 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

£6

60

£4

30

£4

15

£5

7

£5

3

£5

1

£6

Same day

Days before Departure

We analysed the evolution of the prices for your coach from Birmingham to Manchester to understand the best time to book your ticket. The graph above reveals that prices are not increasing or decreasing a lot if you don't book early. You will pay approximately the same amount if you get your ticket in advance or on the day you intend to travel but by purchasing in advance, you will make sure that tickets remain available for your trip.

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
, Brunel Street
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£3.50 13/12/2019 07:00 Megabus 22 hours ago
Birmingham
, Brunel Street
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£3.50 12/12/2019 07:55 Megabus 1 day ago
Birmingham
, Brunel Street
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£3.50 12/12/2019 09:30 Megabus 1 day ago
Birmingham
, Brunel Street
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£3.50 12/12/2019 10:30 Megabus 1 day ago
Birmingham
, Brunel Street
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£3.50 11/12/2019 18:00 Megabus 2 days ago
Birmingham
, Brunel Street
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£3.50 11/12/2019 09:30 Megabus 2 days ago
Birmingham
, Brunel Street
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£3.50 11/12/2019 12:10 Megabus 2 days ago
Birmingham
, Brunel Street
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£3.50 11/12/2019 07:55 Megabus 2 days ago
Birmingham
, Brunel Street
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£3.50 11/12/2019 10:30 Megabus 2 days ago
Birmingham
, Brunel Street
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
£3.50 10/12/2019 10:30 Megabus 3 days ago

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