Due to industrial action by the RMT Union we will be running a significantly reduced service on many routes on Sunday 25 August.
Customers looking to travel between Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland are strongly advised to avoid travelling on Sunday. We will do all we can to keep customers informed and updated, so please check this page regularly for the latest information.
Running 33 times a day with CrossCountry*
*Based on scheduled timetable
Travel from Birmingham to Manchester in style on a CrossCountry train. Get Advance tickets even on the day, up until 15 minutes before departure.
It takes around 1hour 30 minutes to get from Birmingham to Manchester. Departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving into Manchester Piccadilly, trains are fast and frequent. You’ll travel up through Wolverhampton, Stoke-on-Trent, Macclesfield and Stockport, until you arrive in the heart of Manchester.
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