As the second largest city in the UK and one of the main transport hubs in the West Midlands, Birmingham is very well connected by bus services. Most major cities in the UK have direct bus routes to Birmingham, including London, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Cardiff. There are also plenty of buses travelling from a number of smaller cities and towns around the country. National Express operates regular services, with buses to Birmingham running on a daily basis.
Coaches to Birmingham terminate at Birmingham Coach Station, located south-west of the city centre and the train station.
Fares are always subject to availability, but cheap coach tickets to Birmingham for under £10 can still be bought with less than a week until departure.
Coaches to Birmingham are mainly served by National Express.
The first bus to Birmingham from London departs from Sutton Rail Station and arrives at 9:10 a.m. The last bus to Birmingham from London departs at 10:48 p.m. and arrives at 04:00 a.m.
The main coach station in the city is Birmingham Coach Station. Located in Mill Lane, Digbeth, the station is the site of the main headquarters of the National Express network. New Street Railway Station is located just under 1 mile away. There are a number of local bus routes which serve Birmingham Coach Station, many of which take less than 10 minutes to reach the city centre or the train stations at New Street and Moor Street.