How to get to and from Manchester Airport from Birmingham


Manchester Airport to Birmingham

At just under 80 miles south of Manchester Airport, Birmingham is within easy reach. Whether you’re driving, taking a coach or hopping on a train, getting to and from Manchester Airport is a breeze.


By Train

The regular train services are a great way to get to the airport. Most journeys will take just under 2 hours, but with some clever booking, you can reduce that to just over an hour and a half. All journeys require a connection in either Crewe or Manchester Piccadilly.

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By Coach

If you’re looking to keep costs low then you can also travel between Manchester Airport and Birmingham via coach. Some services take as little as 1 hour 50 minutes to run between Birmingham Coach Station and Manchester Airport.

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By Car

Driving is super-easy too, with most journeys taking between 1 hour 30 minutes and 2 hours via the M6 and A50. There’s also the option to hire a car from Manchester Airport instead of running your own. If you have an early flight you may want to consider booking a hotel room as traffic can cause severe delays.

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