There are 5 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2h 30m

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

£44 - £74

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Bus, line 4 bus  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Digbeth, Oxford St to Solihull, Station Rd 4 / ...

£21 - £27

3 alternative options

Train via Crewe  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Smethwick Galton Bridge
  3. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level to Solihull

£26 - £44

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull 93.5 miles

£15 - £23

Towncar  •  1h 33m

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Solihull 93.5 miles

£150 - £210

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull station. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Solihull, Station Rd via Digbeth, Oxford St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Solihull via Crewe and Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Solihull is 69 miles. The road distance is 93.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull without a car is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs £40 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2h 30m to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs £40 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus and line 4 bus, which costs £20 - £27 and takes 2h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull.
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  • Distance: 69.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 30m

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull hourly. Tickets cost £35 - £60 and the journey takes 1h 31m. Virgin West Coast Trains also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Digbeth, Oxford St in around 2h 31m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Crewe to Smethwick Galton Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £24
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level to Solihull
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Crewe to Smethwick Galton Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£17 - £26
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £26
First Anytime Day Single
£27 - £40
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level to Solihull
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Airport to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £24
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National Express
NX West Midlands
Phone
0121 254 7272
Email
travelcare@nationalexpress.com
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Digbeth, Oxford St to Solihull, Station Rd
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3
Website
NX West Midlands
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Solihull
Estimated price
£150 - £210

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull bus services, operated by NX West Midlands, arrive at Solihull, Station Rd.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Solihull station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull is 93 miles. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Solihull.

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