Bus routes from Birmingham to Manchesterfrom $5.99
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Bus stations and stops in Birmingham
Birmingham Summer Row- Great Charles Street
Birmingham City Centre
B3 1JB Birmingham
Bus stations and stops in Manchester
Manchester (Chorlton Street)
M1 3HY Manchester
Manchester (Shudehill Interchange)
M4 1EZ Manchester
Manchester (Stand NN on Shudehill)
M4 4AA Manchester
Frequently asked questions
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How much is the bus ticket between Birmingham and Manchester?
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Buses from Birmingham to Manchester
Find the cheapest buses from Birmingham to Manchester
It couldn’t be easier to book your travel from Birmingham to Manchester with FlixBus - and when you book in advance, you can save money too!
FlixBus operates in 38 countries connecting 5000 destinations. So no matter where you want to go, we can take you there!
Ticket prices cost as little as $5.99, with an average price of $6.99. To get the cheapest tickets, book online in advance and avoid busy times like weekends and public holidays.
The distance between Birmingham and Manchester is 143kms, which takes as little as 2 hours with our fastest rides.
Make your journey even easier with the FlixBus app. All your information will be saved for the next time you travel.
Traveling from Birmingham to Manchester
No matter whether you want to travel first thing in the morning or late at night, you’ll find a journey to suit you with 8 ridesbetween Birmingham and Manchester.
The first bus is at 03:10 with the last bus leaving at 23:55. The rides from Birmingham to Manchester take a minimum of 2 hours; what’s more, when you travel by bus, you don’t need to worry about traffic or delays en route. Just relax and enjoy the journey with free WiFi and plenty of legroom.
You can pick up a bus ticket for just $5.99 - that’s way cheaper than traveling by any other method.
Buses are also a great choice for environmentally-conscious travelers. We’re working towards being 100% carbon neutral and offer all travelers the opportunity to offset their carbon emissions when booking their tickets. Simply select the “CO2 compensation" box when paying online and we’ll use all of the money to make a direct impact on the future of sustainable mobility.
Taking the bus from Birmingham
Ready for your journey from Birmingham?
Birmingham has one station and is well connected with buses to 28 destinations across the country.
No matter where you’re traveling from, you can find plenty of information on our website or by contacting FlixBus directly for travel information. We’ll do our best to make sure you’re well-equipped for your journey, so you can experience everything the trip has to offer.
Arriving in Manchester
Start planning your trip to Manchester now. Never visited before? Here’s all you need to know.
Manchester is one of the best-connected cities, so you’re not short on choices of how to get here. 3 is the number of bus stations FlixBus has in Manchester , connecting 26 cities.
Never miss a beat as you sample the sights and culture synonymous with this city. Now is the time to hop aboard FlixBus and explore!
What to expect onboard the FlixBus bus from Birmingham to Manchester
Traveling from Birmingham to Manchester is quick, clean and comfortable - and it couldn’t be easier to book a ticket. You can book online via the website, on our app, in person at a FlixShop or using Google Assistant.
We accept card payment as well as Paypal, Google Pay, and Apple Pay, but there are many more payment options that you can choose from. The easiest way to book your ticket is using our app. You’ll be able to make your reservation within seconds and there’s no need to print and carry the ticket with you, as your phone will be your ticket.
Want to sit beside family or friends or keep the space beside you free? Need easy access to the toilet or a table to get on with some work whilst traveling? You can reserve a seat when you book on the app or website, and you can choose from a variety of seat options including a table seat, panorama seat or extra seat. Once you’re settled in your seat, you can sit back and relax with plenty of onboard services to help you make the most of your trip. Most of our buses have onboard Wifi and an entertainment system so you can catch up on your favorite shows or listen to audiobooks. We’ve also got toilets onboard, as well as power outlets.
What’s more, you get a generous luggage allowance when you travel with FlixBus with one carry-on bag and one checked bag, so you can bring everything you need for your trip.
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Onboard services are subject to availability