Trains – Best and The Cheapest Way to Get to Birmingham
Birmingham is a popular city with maximum population outside London. The city is a major commercial centre along with many popular universities making it the largest centre for education. Over the years it has attracted many tourists for many tourist attractions such as skyline of Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham Town Hall, St. Martin’s church, University of Birmingham and Library of Birmingham. Birmingham possesses world class museums, restaurants, some of the largest shopping centres.
For commuting from Manchester to Birmingham, train is the best option which is exercised by maximum commuters. There are several trains from Manchester to Birmingham running every day. Take a train to Birmingham to enjoy this world class city with history, arts, architecture and shops to suit everyone’s taste.
Trains from Manchester to Birmingham depart from Manchester Piccadilly station and arrives at Birmingham New Street station. There are direct trains to Birmingham from Manchester without having to change the trains. However in some of the journeys one needs to change the train at Crewe. The first train from Manchester to Birmingham departs at 05:11 and the last train departs at 00:46. On an average, journey time between Manchester to Birmingham is 1 hour and 35 minutes. The Journey time may be longer on weekends and public holidays. The fastest journey time is 1 hour 26 minutes. No sleeper services are available.
|Train Provider||From Manchester||To Birmingham||Date||Fare||Duration|
|06:43||08:18||15 November 2018||£43.90||1 Hr 35 Min|
|06:27||08:07||15 November 2018||£43.90||1 Hr 40 Min|
|06:10||07:56||15 November 2018||£43.90||1 Hr 46 Min|
|06:35||08:18||15 November 2018||£43.90||1 Hr 43 Min|
|06:00||07:33||15 November 2018||£43.90||1 Hr 33 Min|
Book Train Tickets Early and Save More
Manchester Birmingham train tickets can be purchased prior to boarding the train and booking the tickets in advance can often get passengers a good bargain on train tickets. The earlier you book, the better because the prices of train tickets increases if booked on the date of travel. So, it is advisable to book around three months in advance.
|Nottingham||Birmingham||£33.1||1 Hr 51 Min|
|Leeds||Birmingham||£66.4||2 Hr 52 Min|
|Edinburgh||Birmingham||£122.6||5 Hr 3 Min|
|Glasgow||Birmingham||£113.0||4 Hr 35 Min|
|London||Birmingham||£52.0||2 Hr 15 Min|
|Manchester||Birmingham||£43.9||1 Hr 33 Min|
|Sunderland||Birmingham||£114.6||3 Hr 42 Min|
|Southampton||Birmingham||£91.8||2 Hr 33 Min|
|Brighton||Birmingham||£57.0||3 Hr 33 Min|
|Swansea||Birmingham||£62.4||3 Hr 16 Min|
|Portsmouth||Birmingham||£85.2||3 Hr 55 Min|
|Bristol||Birmingham||£58.9||2 Hr 15 Min|
Other Means of Transportation from Manchester to Birmingham
One could also exercise the option of travelling by bus from Manchester to Birmingham. Bus services from Manchester to Birmingham are provided by some of the most trusted bus companies such as Megabus and National Express.