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MAN — BHX
23 Jun — 30 Jun1
1 adult
Sun 23/6

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Megabus
With transfers
2h 20m
Megabus
Megabus
With transfers
2h 20m
Megabus
Megabus
With transfers
2h 20m
Megabus
FlixBus
With transfers
2h 30m
FlixBus
FlixBus
With transfers
2h 00m
FlixBus
National Express
With transfers
2h 30m
National Express

Manchester to Birmingham bus information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and bus companies that offer buses from Manchester to Birmingham

Return-trip from

£9

One-way from

£5

Avg travel time

1h 43m

Popular coach line

Megabus
Bus tickets from Manchester to Birmingham found within the last 3 days start at £9 round-trip
The cheapest one-way bus ticket starts at £5. This price was found within the last 3 days.
The average bus ride from Manchester to Birmingham is 1h 43m
Megabus, FlixBus and National Express service this route

Manchester Bus Station Directory

Location of major bus stations in Manchester
Manchester Salford for QuaysManchester, 53.477814, -2.275994
Manchester Oldham RoadManchester, 53.49521, -2.21205
Manchester Old Trafford StadiumManchester, 53.463142, -2.293427
Manchester Wythenshawe InterchangeManchester, 53.38026, -2.26428
Manchester Three ArrowsManchester, 53.538025, -2.240151
Manchester Princess RoadManchester, 53.441856, -2.24409

Birmingham Bus Station Directory

Location of major bus stations in Birmingham
Birmingham Edgbaston StadiumBirmingham, 52.454975, -1.902295
Birmingham Yardley WoodBirmingham, 52.42148, -1.854396
Birmingham The HawthornsBirmingham, 52.505165, -1.96313
Birmingham Great BarrBirmingham, 52.547928, -1.935108
Birmingham Resorts WorldBirmingham, 52.447468, -1.718375
Birmingham Shirley Jacey RdBirmingham, 52.41464, -1.82853

Book round-trip bus tickets from Manchester to Birmingham

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip bus tickets from Manchester to Birmingham that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Megabus
14 Jul
03:30Manchester Shudehill Interchange
2h 20m
05:50Birmingham New Street
25 Jul
12:50Birmingham New Street
2h 20m
15:10Manchester Shudehill Interchange
Megabus
14 Jul
03:30Manchester Shudehill Interchange
2h 20m
05:50Birmingham New Street
24 Jul
03:40Birmingham New Street
2h 10m
05:50Manchester Shudehill Interchange
Megabus
13 Jul
03:30Manchester Shudehill Interchange
2h 20m
05:50Birmingham New Street
20 Jul
03:40Birmingham New Street
2h 10m
05:50Manchester Shudehill Interchange
Megabus
13 Jul
03:30Manchester Shudehill Interchange
2h 20m
05:50Birmingham New Street
21 Jul
08:30Birmingham New Street
2h 20m
10:50Manchester Shudehill Interchange
Megabus
15 Jul
20:30Manchester Shudehill Interchange
2h 20m
22:50Birmingham New Street
25 Jul
05:50Birmingham New Street
2h 20m
08:10Manchester Shudehill Interchange
Megabus
9 Jul
20:10Manchester Shudehill Interchange
2h 20m
22:30Birmingham New Street
14 Jul
08:30Birmingham New Street
2h 20m
10:50Manchester Shudehill Interchange

Book one-way bus tickets from Manchester to Birmingham

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way bus tickets from Manchester to Birmingham we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find bus tickets by date.
Megabus
23 Jun
03:30Manchester Shudehill Interchange
2h 20m
05:50Birmingham New Street
Megabus
24 Jun
11:00Manchester Shudehill Interchange
2h 20m
13:20Birmingham New Street
Megabus
3 Aug
03:30Manchester Shudehill Interchange
2h 20m
05:50Birmingham New Street
FlixBus
24 Jun
14:30Manchester Shudehill Interchange
2h 30m
17:00Birmingham Summer Row- Great Charles Street
FlixBus
23 Jun
02:45Manchester Shudehill Interchange
2h 00m
04:45Birmingham Summer Row- Great Charles Street
National Express
24 Jun
08:30Manchester Bus Station
2h 30m
11:00Birmingham Coach Station

Choose the best way to get from Manchester to Birmingham

Buses

1h 30m
£5 one-way£9 return
Direct · from £9

Distance to city centre

QQN0.3 mi
12lb CO2

87% less than flights

Find Buses

Manchester to Birmingham Buses

Trains

1h 40m
£31 one-way£49 return
Direct · from £491 stop · from £49

Distance to city centre

QQN0.3 mi
20lb CO2

80% less than flights

Find Trains

Manchester to Birmingham Trains

Flights

5h 10m
£66 one-way£110 return
1 stop · from £133

Distance to city centre

BHX6.8 mi

FAQs for booking bus tickets from Manchester to Birmingham

How much does a bus ticket from Manchester to Birmingham cost?

If you need a bus from Manchester to Birmingham for this week you can find options from £6 one-way. At £10 on average, one-way bus tickets from Manchester to Birmingham are best booked early to save more on your trip.

How long is the bus ride from Manchester to Birmingham?

Arrive at your destination quickly by taking a 1h 35m bus from Manchester to Birmingham. For this route, you may experience slight differences in travel time depending on the bus you book. Look for nonstop options when searching if possible. Consider Megabus for the quickest available option to your destination.

When should I purchase the bus tickets from Manchester to Birmingham?

The cost of booking a bus from Manchester to Birmingham is around £10 one-way. You can expect the price to be consistent throughout the next 3 months.

Which bus companies operate between Manchester to Birmingham?

You can find bus tickets for Megabus, FlixBus, and National Express which service this route currently. Megabus is the cheapest option recently available with prices starting at £12 round-trip.

How far is Manchester to Birmingham by bus?

While Birmingham is 70.4 mi from Manchester, the distance by bus is longer and depends on the route taken. The bus takes 1h 35m, normally.

What is the carbon footprint of a bus from Manchester to Birmingham?

Getting a bus from Manchester to Birmingham has a carbon footprint of 12lb, on average. This is around 87% less than taking a plane (97lb). By train, carbon emissions are around 19lb.

Is a bus the fastest way to get from Manchester to Birmingham?

We’ve found that taking a train from Manchester to Birmingham with Cross Country is more time-efficient when based simply on travel duration. A flight from Manchester to Birmingham or a bus from Manchester to Birmingham can take you longer than a 1h 30m train.

Is a bus the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Birmingham?

Planning to book a bus from Manchester to Birmingham can be a safe bet when looking for a low-cost deal to your destination. Currently, a flight and a train are priced higher than the cost of a bus. You can search prices for a flight from Manchester starting at £110 to Birmingham or a train from Manchester to Birmingham starting at £49 if that is your preferred method of transportation.


Megabus buses from Manchester to Birmingham

Our best Megabus deals on Manchester to Birmingham bus tickets
Megabus
14 Jul
GB314125903:30Manchester Shudehill Interchange
2h 20m
QQN05:50Birmingham New Street
25 Jul
QQN12:50Birmingham New Street
2h 20m
GB314125915:10Manchester Shudehill Interchange
Megabus
15 Jul
GB314125920:30Manchester Shudehill Interchange
2h 20m
QQN22:50Birmingham New Street
25 Jul
QQN05:50Birmingham New Street
2h 20m
GB314125908:10Manchester Shudehill Interchange
Megabus
10 Sept
GB314125914:40Manchester Shudehill Interchange
2h 20m
QQN17:00Birmingham New Street
17 Sept
QQN10:20Birmingham New Street
2h 20m
GB314125912:40Manchester Shudehill Interchange

National Express buses from Manchester to Birmingham

Our best National Express deals on Manchester to Birmingham bus tickets
National Express
9 Jul
ZMP08:30Manchester Bus Station
2h 30m
G1611:00Birmingham Coach Station
14 Jul
G1618:00Birmingham Coach Station
2h 20m
ZMP20:20Manchester Bus Station
National Express
14 Jul
ZMP08:45Manchester Bus Station
2h 15m
G1611:00Birmingham Coach Station
21 Jul
G1615:00Birmingham Coach Station
2h 25m
ZMP17:25Manchester Bus Station
National Express
15 Jul
ZMP20:45Manchester Bus Station
2h 10m
G1622:55Birmingham Coach Station
25 Jul
G1612:00Birmingham Coach Station
2h 20m
ZMP14:20Manchester Bus Station

More bus options to Birmingham

Besides Manchester there are other cities with transportation to Birmingham. See below for more options.
Buses to Birmingham from London
Fastest travel time2h 20m
Cheapest price£10
Buses to Birmingham from Paris
Fastest travel time10h 40m
Cheapest price£71
Buses to Birmingham from Edinburgh
Fastest travel time8h 10m
Cheapest price£29
Buses to Birmingham from Liverpool
Fastest travel time2h 10m
Cheapest price£7
Buses to Birmingham from Glasgow
Fastest travel time7h 35m
Cheapest price£30
Buses to Birmingham from Cardiff
Fastest travel time2h 10m
Cheapest price£29

Other popular bus routes from Manchester

Change your mind about taking a bus to Birmingham? Below are other buses from Manchester that are popular with momondo users
Buses from Manchester to Glasgow
Fastest travel time3h 55m
Cheapest price£18
Buses from Manchester to London
Fastest travel time3h 40m
Cheapest price£17
Buses from Manchester to Cardiff
Fastest travel time3h 50m
Cheapest price£26
Buses from Manchester to Leeds
Fastest travel time1h 00m
Cheapest price£9
Buses from Manchester to Oxford
Fastest travel time4h 00m
Cheapest price£26
Buses from Manchester to Liverpool
Fastest travel time1h 10m
Cheapest price£9

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