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Manchester Airport to Birmingham by train
Fastest journey1hr 45m
Trains per day87
Avg. journey time2hr 4m
Travelling from Manchester Airport to Birmingham by train
Fast trains from Manchester Airport to Birmingham take around 1 hour and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 102 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester Airport and Birmingham.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester Airport to Birmingham?
Journeys between Manchester Airport and Birmingham usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 90 departures on the route from Manchester Airport to Birmingham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 75 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester Airport to Birmingham?
The Manchester Airport to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester Airport to Birmingham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Manchester Airport around 04:22 and the last train is around 23:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester Airport around 04:12, and the last at 23:04.
What's the Manchester Airport to Birmingham train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester Airport to Birmingham are $16.16.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $16 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $28. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Manchester Airport to Birmingham train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester Airport to Birmingham by train.
Which train companies operate between Manchester Airport and Birmingham?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester Airport to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London Midland
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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