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Journey Details

Best price £ 1.81
Journey duration 3 h 38 min
Connections per day 146
First departure 00:10
Last departure 23:59
Distance 101.9 mi

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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 £ 31.94 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.

Stations of departure

London Gatwick Airport North Terminal
Birmingham
London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4
London Victoria Coach Station
London
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal
London Luton Airport LTN London Luton airport, Airport Approach Road
Heathrow Airport, Central Bus Stn
Stansted Airport Coach Stn, Bays 20 - 22
Central Bus Station
Luton Airport
Twickenham Stadium North Car Park
LHR Airport T5
London Stansted Airport Coach Station
Victoria Coach Station
London (Marble Arch) Park Lane, Stop 14
Baker Street
Luton (Town, Stand 9) Bus Stop
London Luton Airport
London Heathrow Airport LHR London Heathrow airport (T2, T3), Inner Ring E, Chapel ln.
LGW Airport - South
Luton Luton Challney near Travelodge, Dunstable Road
London Stansted Airport STN London Stansted airport (coach station), Terminal Road North
Heathrow Airport (T4) Arrivals Forecourt
London (Golders Green), Bus Stn, Stop GE
Gatwick London Airport (LGW) North Terminal
London Luton Airport LTN London Luton airport (coach station), Airport Way
London Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Hill
Luton (Town, Stand 3) Bus Stop
Luton, Challney (near Simpson Close) Bus Stop
London London Golders Green, N End Rd 2
London Bus station Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road 164
London Gatwick airport (LGW) London Gatwick airport (north terminal), Departures Road
LTN Airport Bus Station
London LONDON Victoria Coach Station, ,Victoria Coach Stn, Departures Hall
STN Airport
Luton Luton Town, Station Rd
Luton LUTON AIRPORT (LONDON), Bus Stn, o/s Terminal,Bays K & L
Finchley Road
London Golders Green
London Heathrow Airport LHR London Heathrow airport (terminal 5), Wellington Road
Marble Arch
London Finchley Road (Stop CL)
London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3
Golders Green
Heathrow Airport (T5)
Luton (Challney)
Luton Interchange, adj Rail Stn, Stand 9
London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
London (Finchley Rd Stn), Stop CL, Near Finchley Rd Stn
London Finchley Road

Destination stations

Birmingham Airport Bus Station
Birmingham
Birmingham Bearwood
Birmingham Great Barr
London
Birmingham Coach Station
Birmingham Birmingham Coach Station, Bradford St 328
BHM Airport
Birmingham, Coach Stn, Digbeth
Bearwood
Brunel Street
Coach Station
Birmingham Birmingham Bearwood, Hagley Road West
Birmingham (Bearwood) Hagley Rd, Lay-by, Opp Bus Stn
Great Barr
Birmingham Birmingham Five Ways, Hagley Rd 12
Five Ways
Birmingham Digbeth coach station, Rea St
Birmingham BIRMINGHAM (Coach Station), ,Coach Stn, Digbeth
Birmingham Brunel Street
Birmingham Five Ways
Birmingham Birmingham Brunel Street, Brunel Street
Birmingham (Dudley Street)

CO2 emissions for this route

Flight
47.025kg
Train
2.31kg
Bus
11.22kg
Car
8.085kg

Ticket price London - Birmingham every day

 
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Flixbus
Duration: 2 h 45 min
London Victoria Coach Station - Birmingham (Dudley Street)
11:30 - 14:15
£ 5.01
Flixbus-logo
Flixbus
Duration: 2 h 15 min
London Finchley Road - Birmingham (Dudley Street)
12:00 - 14:15
£ 5.01
Flixbus-logo
Flixbus
Duration: 2 h 45 min
London Victoria Coach Station - Birmingham (Dudley Street)
14:30 - 17:15
£ 5.01
Flixbus-logo
Flixbus
Duration: 2 h 15 min
London Finchley Road - Birmingham (Dudley Street)
15:00 - 17:15
£ 5.01
Flixbus-logo
Flixbus
Duration: 2 h 45 min
London Victoria Coach Station - Birmingham (Dudley Street)
17:00 - 19:45
£ 5.01
Flixbus-logo
Flixbus
Duration: 2 h 15 min
London Finchley Road - Birmingham (Dudley Street)
17:30 - 19:45
£ 5.01
Flixbus-logo
Flixbus
Duration: 2 h 45 min
London Victoria Coach Station - Birmingham (Dudley Street)
19:30 - 22:15
£ 5.01

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

The journey from London to Birmingham covers a distance of 102.5 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 3 h 41 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 1 h 40 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 daily departure from London to Birmingham leaves at 05:35, while the last journey of the day sets out at 23:59. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between London and Birmingham. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

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, Green Line (Arriva Shires & Essex) and Flixbus. You will find a maximum number of 449 departures per day. On average, there are 165 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 131 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 34 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.

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