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Best price 1.09 £
Journey duration 3 h 44 min
Connections per day 135
First departure 22:30
Last departure 23:59
Distance 164 km

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Planning to travel from London to Birmingham? 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 does it cost to get from London to Birmingham by bus?

The cheapest bus tickets from London to Birmingham cost 1 £. On average, you can expect to spend around 26.09 £ for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from London to Birmingham.

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Buses from London to Birmingham

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

The journey from London to Birmingham covers a distance of 165. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 3 h 15 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 1 h 25 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from London to Birmingham faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from London to Birmingham?

The first journey of the night departs from London at 23:10. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 23:59. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between London and Birmingham. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

How many times a day do journeys run from London to Birmingham?

If you want to get from London to Birmingham, you can travel with providers such as Megabus, National Express, Eurolines CH and Green Line (Arriva Shires & Essex). You will find a maximum number of 450 departures per day. On average, there are 87.5 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 71.5 direct journeys between London and Birmingham. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 16 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.