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Trip Birmingham Manchester

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling from Birmingham to Manchester

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How to get from Birmingham to Manchester?

We are suggesting 10 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Birmingham Manchester. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Birmingham Manchester by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Birmingham and Manchester on a map as well as the route Birmingham Manchester and the different connecting points (Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station, Manchester Coach Station, Manchester Airport Coach Station, Manchester Airport Railway Station, Manchester Oxford Road Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Birmingham Manchester

For your trip from Birmingham (England, United Kingdom) to Manchester (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 70 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Birmingham Manchester is a direct bound.
Trains of Arriva Trains Wales or CrossCountry to Manchester leave from Birmingham New Street railway station in Birmingham. Arrival in Manchester will take place at Manchester Piccadilly station (0.3 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Birmingham-Manchester that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of MegaBus or National Express in Birmingham. The bus will drop you off at Manchester bus station (0.2 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Birmingham bus station (0.5 mi from Birmingham) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Manchester.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Birmingham-Manchester.

Which carriers to travel between Birmingham and Manchester?

Railway companies
Arriva Trains Wales provides a rail connection Birmingham-Manchester with the train from Birmingham New Street railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Manchester Piccadilly at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line from Birmingham to Manchester with the train which leaves Birmingham New Street station to arrive at Manchester Piccadilly railway station (England United Kingdom)
East Midlands Trains operates the train journey Stockport-Manchester with the train from Stockport railway station (0.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Manchester Piccadilly at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
First TransPennine Express provides a rail connection from Stockport to Manchester with the train which leaves Stockport station to arrive at Manchester Piccadilly railway station (England United Kingdom)
Northern Rail transports passengers on a rail line Stockport-Manchester with the train from Stockport railway station (0.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Manchester Piccadilly at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
Virgin Trains operates the train journey from Stockport to Manchester with the train which leaves Stockport station to arrive at Manchester Piccadilly railway station (England United Kingdom)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Birmingham-Manchester (70.8 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Birmingham in Birmingham and to the one of Manchester (England United Kingdom)
National Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Birmingham (serving Birmingham bus station at 0.5 mi from centre) and the city of Manchester where the coach will drop you off at Manchester station situated at about 0.2 mi from Manchester city centre.

Stop cities from Birmingham or cities to visit near Manchester

When travelling from Manchester to Birmingham by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Stockport located at 65 mi from Birmingham and 6 mi away from Manchester (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Manchester or back to Birmingham, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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