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Bus Gatwick to Birmingham: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much does it cost to get from Gatwick to Birmingham by bus?

When you're traveling from Gatwick to Birmingham, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 43.42. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 11.63, 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.

Gatwick to Birmingham by bus

Best price £ 13.95
Journey duration 5 h 36 min
Connections per day 59
First departure 03:35
Last departure 23:50
Distance 116.8 mi
Departure Gatwick
Arrival Birmingham
Carriers National Express

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£ 11.63
Maximum price
£ 86.93

Gatwick - Birmingham


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£ 23.84

Friday, August 5th 2022
National Express-logo
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal - Birmingham Coach Station
19:25 - 01:15
National Express
5h 50min
1 changes
CO2: 6.61kg

How long does it take to get from Gatwick to Birmingham by bus?

The journey between Gatwick and Birmingham by bus usually takes 5 h 28 min to cover a distance of 116.8 mi. The shortest journey from Gatwick to Birmingham will take you 3 h 50 min. 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 Birmingham 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.

When do departures from Gatwick to Birmingham leave?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Gatwick to Birmingham leaving at 03:05. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 23:50.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many journeys from Gatwick to Birmingham take place each day?

On average, there are 56 daily departures from Gatwick to Birmingham. 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 68 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include National Express, 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 31 departures from Gatwick which travel directly to Birmingham. There are 25 journeys with one change or more.


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