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There are 3 ways to get from Birmingham to Old Trafford by train, bus or car

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Train, line 86 bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the line 86 bus from Manchester City Centre, Chinatown to Whalley Range, Seymour Gr 86

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Bus  •  3 h 18 min

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

$10 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Old Trafford 88.2 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Old Trafford is to bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Old Trafford is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Old Trafford. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Whalley Range, Wood Rd via Manchester City Centre, Chinatown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Old Trafford is 70 miles. The road distance is 88.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Old Trafford without a car is to train and line 86 bus which takes 2 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Birmingham to Old Trafford, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Old Trafford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham to Old Trafford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Old Trafford is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Birmingham to Old Trafford.

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There are 803+ hotels available in Old Trafford. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Old Trafford.
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  • Distance: 70.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Old Trafford, England?

National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to Old Trafford hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Chinatown to Whalley Range, Seymour Gr
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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