Bus routes from Manchester to Birminghamfrom $5.99
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Bus stations and stops in Manchester
Manchester (Shudehill Interchange)
M4 1EZ Manchester
Manchester (Stand NN on Shudehill)
M4 4AA Manchester
Bus stations and stops in Birmingham
Birmingham Summer Row- Great Charles Street
Birmingham City Centre
B3 1JB Birmingham
Frequently asked questions
How long does it take from Manchester to Birmingham by bus?
What is the distance between Manchester and Birmingham?
How much is the bus ticket between Manchester and Birmingham?
How many rides a day are there from Manchester to Birmingham?
How can I pay for the bus from Manchester to Birmingham?
Where can I see if my bus from Manchester to Birmingham is on time?
When is the cheapest time to book a bus ticket from Manchester to Birmingham?
Find the cheapest buses from Manchester to Birmingham
Getting from Manchester to Birmingham is cheap and easy when you travel with FlixBus. The two cities are 142 km apart and traveling between the two takes as little as 2 hours.
FlixBus tickets are always good value, but you can save even more money by booking online in advance. Book on the website or with our FlixBus App in minutes, then simply use your phone as your ticket to board the bus.
Bus tickets between Manchesterand Birmingham cost $6.99 on average, but you can get tickets for as low as $5.99 if you book in advance and/or outside of busy travel times, like weekends and holidays. For a quick, easy, and environmentally-conscious choice, travel with FlixBus.
We have a large network, so you can trust us to take you from your desired departure city to your destination in comfort and style - all for a great value.
Traveling from Manchester to Birmingham
It’s easy to get from Manchester to Birmingham with FlixBus, with 8 direct buses per day. The first bus is at 2:45 am and the last bus leaves at 11:40 pm, giving you options to suit every schedule.
The journey from Manchester to Birmingham has only one stop in between and it can take a minimum time of 2 hours.
Bus travel is the most environmentally friendly way to travel long distances and we’re working to make it even greener with high environmental standards across our fleet of buses, the use of alternative drive and fuel technologies, and the option for all passengers to offset their carbon emissions at the point of buying a ticket.
The average cost of bus travel between Manchester and Birmingham is $6.99, which makes bus travel far cheaper than any other method.
Taking the bus from Manchester
Traveling from Manchester and not familiar with it? Here’s everything you need to know.
Manchester is a transport hub with 2 bus stations; the 26 buses departing every day take travelers to cities across the country
Arriving in Birmingham
Traveling to Birmingham for the first time? Here’s what you need to know:
Birmingham is very well connected to other destinations on the FlixBus network. The city is connected to 28 other destinations that you can easily reach by bus. You can quickly find the FlixBus stop in the city with the map on this page.
What to expect onboard the FlixBus bus from Manchester to Birmingham
Getting from Manchester to Birmingham aboard a FlixBus bus means traveling in comfort and style, with all the services you need to keep you occupied. Most of our buses include free Wi-Fi onboard, an entertainment system, toilets and power outlets.
You can bring one carry-on and one check-in piece of luggage per passenger, so even if you’re taking a long trip, you don’t need to worry about traveling light.
All ticket holders are guaranteed a seat on our buses but if you want to reserve a seat, you can do so at the time of booking. Choose from a classic seat, table seat, panorama seat or extra seat.
Just book online or on our FlixBus App when purchasing your ticket using any of our available payment methods.
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