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Journey details

Best price 9.40£
Journey duration 1 h 49 min
Connections per day 202
First departure: 05:57
Last departure: 23:10
Distance 113km

Virail finds for you the best train offers from Birmingham to Manchester

Finding the perfect train connection has never been so easy: thanks to virail, you will be able to compare hundreds of offers at the same time just by inserting the date of your trip. Through the price and departure filters, you will have the possibility to restrict the results and find the perfect solution. The booking takes place on the provider's website, to which you will be automatically redirected.

Which companies take you from Birmingham to Manchester by train?

Virail finds offers from lots of rail companies in Europe and in the rest of the world. For example, it shows you the possible train connections from Birmingham to Manchester offered by Nationalrail.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

How much is the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham to Manchester?

By booking in advance, you can find cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Manchester from 10,50 €. However, train tickets for this route cost on average around 31,28 €.

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Trains from Birmingham to Manchester


Don't forget to buy food and drinks in advance if you need them: train stations do not always have shops, while onboard cafés are not always available and often very expensive.

When it comes to short distances, bus and carpooling represent a good alternative to the train journey, especially if you are travelling with a limited budget.

Which stations are served by the trains travelling from Birmingham to Manchester?

You can take the train to Manchester at Birmingham New Street [ BHM ], which arrives at Manchester Victoria [ MCV ], Manchester Piccadilly [ MAN ], Manchester Airport [ MIA ] or Manchester Oxford Road [ MCO ].

What time do the trains to Manchester leave and how long is the journey?

The average duration of the journey is 1 hour and 59 minutes, but the fastest connections take you to Manchester in 1 hour and 39 minutes. The first train leaves from Birmingham at 10:07, while the last one leaves at 22:07.

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