Take advantage of discounted train tickets up to 15 minutes prior to departure, when you purchase Advance tickets.
Kick back and relax on your journey from Manchester to Birmingham Airport with CrossCountry. When you travel on one of our trains, you'll get excellent service and a great travel experience. Travelling around the country has never been so comfortable.
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Travelling to Birmingham Airport
First CrossCountry train - 05:11
Last CrossCountry train - 20:25
Travelling from Manchester to Birmingham Airport
From activities for the kids to nightlife for the grown-ups, Birmingham Airport has you covered. CrossCountry runs direct trains to Birmingham Airport, so you'll arrive ready to explore. However long you decide to stay, you'll find Birmingham Airport ready for you, and CrossCountry ready to take you there.
Are there direct trains from Manchester to Birmingham Airport?
Yes, you can travel from Manchester to Birmingham Airport easily and quickly with CrossCountry, without changing.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Manchester to Birmingham Airport?
Trains from Manchester to Birmingham Airport on the CrossCountry network are designed to get you to your destination comfortably. Choose from a variety of seating options (including table groupings ). On most of our services you can make use of our electric points, subject to availability, and at-seat service offering drinks and light refreshments.
Is WiFi available on trains from Manchester to Birmingham Airport?
Good news! We have free WiFi available on all our trains from Manchester to Birmingham Airport, so you needn't worry about staying in touch with friends, family or colleagues while travelling with CrossCountry.
T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more info.
Can I reserve a seat on trains from Manchester to Birmingham Airport?
You sure can! We have a quick and easy service which allows you to reserve seats via text message. Our Ten Minute Reservation page has all the details, but rest assured that it's available on most of our services if you hold an Anytime or Off-Peak ticket, up to 10 minutes before departure.
Where can I find cheap tickets from Manchester to Birmingham Airport?
There are lots of ways to find cheap tickets from Manchester to Birmingham Airport with CrossCountry. The best way is to book early and be flexible with travel times. We've got a bunch more tips and tricks in our helpful guide on how to find cheap tickets, but you should also keep an eye on our special offers page.
Can I use my railcard on trains from Manchester to Birmingham Airport?
If you have a railcard, there's a good chance you can save up to 1/3 of your fare on trains from Manchester to Birmingham Airport. If you have any questions, check out our Railcards page for further details.
For full information about Birmingham Airport station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Birmingham Airport
Whether you're looking to have a fun day out or are planning a longer stay, our destination guide can help you plan the perfect trip!