Birmingham to Glasgow coach

Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 10 Aug

Cheapest

£33

Average

£41

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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07:30Birmingham, Coach Station11h05 18:35Glasgow, Buchanan
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£331One-way
07:30Birmingham, Coach Station8h20 15:50Glasgow, Buchanan
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£421One-way
22:30Birmingham, Coach Station10h50 09:20Glasgow, Buchanan
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£451One-way
23:00Birmingham, Coach Station7h45 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
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£451One-way

Bus Timetable Birmingham to Glasgow

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07:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station11h05 06:35PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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07:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station8h20 03:50PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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10:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station10h50 09:20AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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11:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station7h45 06:45AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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Bus times from Birmingham to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 10 Aug

Fastest Journey

7 h 45 m

Average

9 h 30 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

406 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Birmingham for Glasgow every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

23:00Birmingham, Coach Station7h45 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
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£451One-way
07:30Birmingham, Coach Station8h20 15:50Glasgow, Buchanan
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£421One-way
22:30Birmingham, Coach Station10h50 09:20Glasgow, Buchanan
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£451One-way
07:30Birmingham, Coach Station11h05 18:35Glasgow, Buchanan
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£331One-way

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Overview: Coach from Birmingham to Glasgow

distanceDistance252 miles
durationAverage coach duration6 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£35 (€39)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, National Express or Megabus

Coaches from Birmingham to Glasgow cover the 252 miles long route taking on average 6 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £35, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

Coach companies: FlixBus and National Express Birmingham to Glasgow

You can travel by coach to Glasgow from Birmingham with FlixBus and National Express for as low as £30. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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National Express

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Coach information from Birmingham to Glasgow with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 25 min
  • Average Price: £32
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Birmingham - Glasgow coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

  • Average Price: £31

Buses from Birmingham to Glasgow

There are plenty of daily buses from Birmingham to Glasgow. National Express runs five daily services at regular intervals throughout the day. All journeys are direct, so there's no need to change buses en route, however, journey times vary. Some buses from Birmingham to Glasgow take just 6 hours 25 minutes, while the slowest buses take 9 hours to reach their destination. All of them leave from Birmingham Coach Station and get into Buchanan Street. The schedule is the same every day of the week, with no changes at weekends.

Travel Tips: Coach to Glasgow from Birmingham

Take the bus to Glasgow easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Glasgow.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between Birmingham and Glasgow for the next 7 days starting from £30  one way.
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Birmingham to Glasgow coach prices are on average £35  one way.
The distance to Glasgow from Birmingham by coach is approximately 252 miles.
On average the coach from Birmingham to Glasgow duration is 6 h 15 min  for the 252 miles long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Birmingham coach stations to Glasgow you can start your journey from include Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge and Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13). Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Glasgow include Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Hampden Park and Glasgow.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arriving in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Birmingham New Street and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (620 m) from the coach station to the city centre in Glasgow.

If you're looking for coaches from Birmingham to Glasgow, you can rely on Flixbus, National Express or Megabus to get you to Glasgow. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Birmingham to Glasgow route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can look for direct coaches from Birmingham to Glasgow with Flixbus or National Express  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
You can take the first coach from Birmingham to Glasgow at 06: 30   or take the last coach from Birmingham to Glasgow leaving at 22: 55. Look for the latest Birmingham Glasgow coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this route.
If you book Birmingham to Glasgow coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £35. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Birmingham and Glasgow. Look out for coach tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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