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Birmingham to Manchester

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1 suggested route to go from Birmingham to Manchester by train, car, bus

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Trip Birmingham Manchester

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance70 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from Birmingham to Manchester?

We are suggesting 1 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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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 International 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 National Express or MegaBus 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?

Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Birmingham-Manchester (70.8 mi)
Railway companies
Arriva Trains Wales provides a rail connection Birmingham-Manchester with the train from Birmingham International railway station (8.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Manchester Piccadilly at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
Virgin Trains transports passengers on a rail line from Birmingham to Wolverhampton with the train which leaves Birmingham International station to arrive at Wolverhampton railway station (England United Kingdom)
London Midland operates the train journey Birmingham-Wolverhampton with the train from Birmingham International railway station (8.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Wolverhampton at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
CrossCountry provides a rail connection from Birmingham to Manchester with the train which leaves Birmingham International station to arrive at Manchester Piccadilly railway station (England United Kingdom)
East Midlands Trains 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)
Northern Rail 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)
First TransPennine Express provides a rail connection Salford-Manchester with the train from Salford Crescent railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Manchester Piccadilly at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Birmingham in Birmingham and to the one of Manchester (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus 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.
 
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