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Birmingham to Manchester Airport

From £9.90 one-way*

Duration: 1 hr 45 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 14 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Birmingham to Manchester Airport

Our coaches travel from Birmingham Coach Station to Manchester Airport up to 14 times a day.

Plus, with coach tickets from £9.90 one-way*, plenty of legroom, free Wi-Fi and more, you can travel in style for less.

Birmingham to Manchester Airport journey information
Fastest journey time 1 hr 45 mins
Cheapest price From £9.90 *
Distance (approx) 143km
No. of stops 0 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 3:05am/23:00pm

Our Birmingham to Manchester Airport services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

120 coach towards Manchester Airport

Our 120 service travels up to 9 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Manchester Airport

121 coach towards Manchester Airport

Our 121 service travels up to 2 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Manchester Airport

181 coach towards Manchester Airport

Our 181 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Manchester Airport

182 coach towards Manchester Airport

Our 182 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Manchester Airport

422 coach towards Manchester Airport

Our 422 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Dudley Bus Stop
  • Wolverhampton Bus Station
  • Penkridge Bus Lay-by
  • Manchester Airport

424 coach towards Manchester Airport

Our 424 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Dudley Bus Stop
  • Wolverhampton Bus Station
  • Penkridge Bus Lay-by
  • Manchester Airport

Birmingham to Manchester Airport route map

Luggage

You can bring 1x large suitcase (or 2x medium cases) & 1x soft hand luggage item onboard our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.

View our luggage policy 

Departing from Birmingham Coach Station

Birmingham Coach Station is based in Digbeth is an 5 minute walk from the Bullring Shopping Centre and served by many regular bus routes, with a taxi rank directly outside the entrance.

Take a look at our Birmingham Coach Station facilities.

Arriving at Manchester Airport

To ensure a stress-free travel experience we recommend you get to the airport at least 3 hours before your scheduled flight departure time.

While you're waiting for your coach, Manchester Airport has many great facilities for you to enjoy.

Facilities near to the stop include: a wide assortment of cafes, shops and restaurants, as well as rest areas, toilet facilities, cash machines and ticket machines.

 

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Birmingham to Manchester Airport?

The first coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 3.05am, arriving at Manchester Airport at at 5.20am.

When is the last coach from Birmingham to Manchester Airport?

The last coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 23.00pm, arriving at Manchester Airport at 00.45am

How much is the coach from Birmingham to Manchester Airport?

A one-way journey from Birmingham to Manchester Airport is available from £9.90*.

How long does the coach take from Birmingham to Manchester Airport?

Our fastest coach journeys from Birmingham to Manchester take 1 hr 45 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Birmingham to Manchester Airport?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 3 June 2024 for travel between 3 June 2024 - 30 September 2024.

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