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Journey details

Best price 14.40 £
Journey duration 7 h 3 min
Connections per day 2
First departure 11:00
Last departure 21:35
Distance 406 km

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How much do bus tickets from Glasgow to Birmingham cost?

The prices for bus tickets from Glasgow to Birmingham 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. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Glasgow to Birmingham will cost 7.75 £. The average bus ticket price is approximately 41.05 £. 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.

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Buses from Glasgow to Birmingham

How long does the journey from Glasgow to Birmingham take by bus?

The journey between Glasgow and Birmingham by bus usually takes 7 h 11 min to cover a distance of 407. The shortest journey from Glasgow to Birmingham will take you 5 h 30 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 Glasgow to Birmingham leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Glasgow to Birmingham, which usually leaves at 06:45. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 21:35. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

How many journeys from Glasgow to Birmingham are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Glasgow to Birmingham can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 2 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Megabus and National Express. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 23 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Glasgow to Birmingham. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Glasgow to Birmingham varies, but in general, you can expect to find 2 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more.