There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly

$52 - $80

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Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Airport National Express

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) 80.6 miles

$17 - $25

Towncar  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take a town car from Birmingham to Manchester Airport 80.6 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth station and arriving at Manchester Airport. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 63 miles. The road distance is 80.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN), including transfers.

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Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £40 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN).
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  • Distance: 63.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Manchester Airport (MAN), England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 26 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Birmingham to Manchester Airport
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Airport station.

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Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN) is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Birmingham to Manchester Airport (MAN).

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