Manchester is one of the UK's most vibrant and unique cities, and if you're ready for a trip there then what better way to travel than by coach? With tickets starting at just £6.90 one-way*, a guaranteed seat, plenty of legroom and a generous luggage allowance, it's no surprise more and more people are travelling to Manchester with us.
Book now in the blue journey planner above and experience Manchester for less.
|Birmingham to Manchester journey information|
|Fastest journey time||2 hrs 15 mins|
|Cheapest price||From £6.90|
|No. of stops||1 (fastest service, other services may vary)|
|First & last journey daily||7:45am/23:00pm|
Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.
Our 120 service travels up to 8 times a day and calls at the following stops:
Our 121 service travels up to 3 times a day and calls at the following stops:
Our 181 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:
Our 182 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:
Birmingham Coach Station is based in Digbeth right at the heart of the city, and is easily accessed by many routes from around the West Midlands. New Street and Moor Street Rail Stations are just a 10-minute walk away and there are several local bus routes that can drop you right outside the door.
On-site, you'll find refreshment areas, toilet facilities and more to prepare you for the journey ahead.
Please take a look at our Birmingham Coach Station facilities for more information.
Manchester Coach Station is supported by a dedicated taxi rank outside the station, as well as the city-wide tram service. You can also use the Metroshuttle, which will ferry you for free between the cities' rail stations.
For more information on the facilities at the station, take a look at our Manchester Central Coach Station page.
The first coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 7.45am, arriving at Manchester Coach Station at 10.10am.
The last coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 23.00pm, arriving at Manchester Bus & Coach Station at 1.15am.
A one-way journey from Birmingham to Manchester is available from £6.90*.
Coach journeys from Birmingham to Manchester take on average 2 hrs 25 mins, however our fastest coach takes 2 hrs 15 mins.
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.
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