Trains from

Birmingham to Manchester

  1. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 5B
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 4B
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6
    20:15
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6
    20:50
    Stafford
    Platform 5
    21:04
    Stafford
    Platform 3 estimated
    21:54
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 8 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 4A
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 5B
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6
    21:15
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6
    22:10
    Stoke-on-trent
    Platform 2
    22:28
    Stoke-on-trent
    Platform 2
    23:08
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 7B
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  8. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6B estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 6 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  9. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 12B estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  10. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 7B estimated
    23:09
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 7B estimated
    00:22
    Crewe
    Platform 11 estimated
    00:44
    Crewe
    Platform 1 estimated
    01:18
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak

Journey information from Birmingham to Manchester

  • Train Fares from: £8.00
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Birmingham to Manchester by train?

    The average journey time between Birmingham and Manchester is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 34 trains per day travelling from Birmingham to Manchester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Manchester?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Birmingham to Manchester without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Birmingham to Manchester.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Birmingham and Manchester?

    The distance between Birmingham and Manchester is 70 miles.

    Distance: 70 miles
  • What time is the first train from Birmingham to Manchester?

    The first train from Birmingham to Manchester departs at .

    What time is the last train from Birmingham to Manchester?

    The last train from Birmingham to Manchester departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • Savings tips for Birmingham to Manchester

    • If you take this train more than 3 times per week, you may be able save money with a Season Ticket. Find out more and see if you can buy a season ticket for Birmingham to Manchester here.
    • Use a railcard. National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off train tickets and offer great value for money if you travel by train several times a year. Find out more about railcards here.
    For more tips on saving money on train travel read our cheap train tickets guide here.

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