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Manchester to Birmingham coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£6.83
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day4
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How to book cheap Manchester to Birmingham coach tickets?

The best way to get deals on coach tickets from Manchester to Birmingham is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from Manchester to Birmingham were £8.15. By booking 5 days out, tickets are on average £2.41 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by coach from Manchester to Birmingham?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Manchester to Birmingham by coach is at 19:00 on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 12:00 on Wednesday is when the fewest number of coach tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the coach departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

National Express from Manchester to Birmingham has the most daily schedules

On average there are 4 coach trips per day. National Express has the most options for departures from Manchester to Birmingham, with an average of 4 trips per day and 44 monthly trips. One coach carrier currently travels from Manchester to Birmingham. Of the 4 trips there are 3 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Manchester to Birmingham coach trips

National Express

Book National Express from Manchester to Birmingham from £6.83. There are 4 National Express schedules from Manchester to Birmingham and you can expect on average to pay £9.88 for a National Express ticket to Birmingham. In Manchester, National Express departs to Birmingham from Broadway and 4 other stations. In Birmingham, National Express arrives at Birmingham Rd and 4 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Manchester to Birmingham takes 3 hours and 58 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Birmingham in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay £10.53 for a weekend getaway to Birmingham.

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Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the coach line you travel with, your options include 5 stations that have coach departures from Manchester. Most coach trips to Birmingham will depart from Broadway, Failsworth, Manchester Airport, Manchester Coach Station, Manchester (Miles Platting).
  • Broadway
  • Failsworth
  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester Coach Station
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)
coach trips arrive in Birmingham at 5 stations, depending on which coach line you are travelling with. Birmingham Rd, Hall Green Station, Hagley Rd Five Ways, Hagley Rd W, National Express Station are the main coach stations in Birmingham for trips arriving from Manchester.
  • Birmingham Rd
  • Hall Green Station
  • Hagley Rd Five Ways
  • Hagley Rd W
  • National Express Station