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Birmingham to London by bus

The journey from Birmingham to London by bus is 102.06 mi and takes 3 hrs 45 mins. There are 614 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:05 and the last at 23:55. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to London by bus for as little as £1.94 or as much as £71.77. The best price for this journey is £1.94.

Lowest Price£1.94
Journey Duration3 hrs 45 mins
Connection per Day614
Lowest Price£1.94
Highest Price£71.77
First Departure00:05
Last Departure23:55
Distance102.06 mi
CarriersFlixBus France S.A.R.L., FlixBusMore

Birmingham to London Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2024

Quick and easy travel from Birmingham to London with Virail

Planning to travel from Birmingham to London? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much do bus tickets from Birmingham to London cost?

When you're traveling from Birmingham to London, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £24.63. You might be able to find prices as low as £1.94, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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The prices for bus tickets from Birmingham to London vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately £24.63. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long is the journey from Birmingham to London by bus?

The average journey time is 3 hrs 45 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 102.06 mi from Birmingham to London. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Birmingham to London to take longer than 3 hrs 45 mins. The journey between Birmingham and London by bus usually takes 3 hrs 45 mins to cover a distance of 102.06 mi. The shortest journey from Birmingham to London will take you 1 hr 50 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in London quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many daily journeys are there from Birmingham to London?

On average, there are 614 daily departures from Birmingham to London. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 389 departures from Birmingham which travel directly to London. There are 225 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to London. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to London
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to London.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to London, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to London.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book Birmingham to London travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £3.81 to £10.56 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 64% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to London

The cheapest Birmingham - London bus tickets can be found for as low as £4.64 if you’re lucky, or £6.76 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £10.47.

Find the best day to travel to London by bus

When travelling to London by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board FlixBus, Megabus and National Express from Birmingham to London
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Birmingham to London CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Birmingham to London?
A bus ticket from Birmingham to London is £24.63. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £1.94.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Birmingham to London?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to London is £1.94. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and London by bus?
Birmingham to London is 102.06 mi.
How long does the bus between Birmingham and London take?
Birmingham to London is on average 3 hrs 45 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 50 mins.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to London?
The bus journey from Birmingham to London is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus France S.A.R.L., FlixBus, Megabus, National Express and FLIXBUS UK LTD.
How many bus connections per day go from Birmingham to London?
Birmingham to London has 614 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Birmingham to London leave?
The earliest bus from Birmingham to London departs at 00:05. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Birmingham to London depart?
The latest bus from Birmingham to London departs at 23:55. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to London in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £1.94 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Birmingham to London?
There are on average 389 direct connection(s) from Birmingham to go to London.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to London by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Birmingham and London is 1 hr 50 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Birmingham to London?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Birmingham and London.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to London by bus?
The bus journey from Birmingham to London creates 12.32kg of CO2 emissions.

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