|Return-trip from||£10||Bus tickets from Manchester to Birmingham found within the last 3 days start at £10 round-trip|
|One-way from||£5||The cheapest one-way bus ticket starts at £5. This price was found within the last 3 days.|
|Avg travel time||2h 13m||The average bus ride from Manchester to Birmingham is 2h 13m|
|Popular coach line||National Express||National Express and Megabus service this route|
If you need a bus from Manchester to Birmingham for this week you can find options from £5 one-way.
Arrive at your destination quickly by taking a 2h 00m 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.
You can find bus tickets for National Express and Megabus which service this route currently. National Express is the cheapest option recently available with prices starting at £10 round-trip.
We’ve found that taking a bus from Manchester to Birmingham with Megabus is more time-efficient when based simply on travel duration. A flight from Manchester to Birmingham or a train from Manchester to Birmingham can take you longer than a 1h 30m bus.
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 £44 to Birmingham or a train from Manchester to Birmingham starting at £49 if that is your preferred method of transportation.
The straight-line distance from Manchester to Birmingham is 70.4 mi. The actual distance by bus will change based on the roads and any traffic, closures, roadwork or tolls that may impact the driver’s route. The bus takes 2h 00m, normally.