Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Birmingham

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Manchester (Stand G - Shudehill Interchange)

Manchester Thomas Street (Stand NN)

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Manchester - Birmingham : Quick information
Online payment

Yes

Distance

70 miles

Direct connection

Yes

Environmentally-friendly travel?

Yes

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to get from Manchester to Birmingham by bus?
The quickest bus trip from Manchester to Birmingham takes as little as 1 hour 55 minutes.
What is the distance between Manchester and Birmingham?
The bus route from Manchester to Birmingham covers 89 miles. FlixBus can bring you from Manchester to Birmingham in as little as 1 hour 55 minutes.
How much is the bus ticket between Manchester and Birmingham?
You can get from Manchester to Birmingham for as little as $4.99. On average, tickets for this connection cost $8.11.
What route does the bus from Manchester to Birmingham take?
There are direct connections from Manchester to Birmingham. Among them up to 6 buses running daily from Manchester to Birmingham, 6 are direct connections. The fastest bus on this connection has 3 stop(s).
How can I pay for the bus from Manchester to Birmingham?
You can buy your bus ticket from Manchester to Birmingham choosing your preferred payment method among card, Paypal, Google Pay, and more!
Where can I see if my bus from Manchester to Birmingham is on time?
You can track your bus location on our Real-Time Info Tool. Just select the relevant bus stop and check the time of arrival. Find out where your bus is and check if there are delays on the route.

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 89 miles apart and traveling between the two takes as fast as 1 hour 55 minutes.
FlixBus tickets are always good value, but you can save even more money by booking online in advance. Book on the website or our FlixBus App in minutes, then simply use your phone as your ticket to board the bus.
Bus tickets between Manchester and Birmingham cost $8.11 on average, but you can get tickets for as low as $4.99 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 of 200 destinations, so you can trust us to take you from your desired departure city to your destination in comfort and style - all for great value.

Traveling from Manchester to Birmingham

It's easy to get from Manchester to Birmingham with FlixBus, with 6 direct buses per day.
You can expect a minimum of 3 stops on your journey. It can take a minimum time of 1 hour 55 minutes.
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 $8.11, 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 station(s); the 13 connections departing from Manchester every day take travelers both within the state and further afield.

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, with 18 connections arriving in one of the 1 bus station(s) of the city, giving you easy access to all corners of the country.

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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