The cheapest buses from Birmingham to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Cheapest

£21

Average

£24

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.

The average ticket from Birmingham to Glasgow will cost around £ 24 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 21.

Cheapest
23:00Birmingham, Coach Station7h45 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£211One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:00Birmingham7h20 18:20Glasgow, Buchanan
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£211One-way
22:30Birmingham, Coach Station10h50 09:20Glasgow, Buchanan
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£241One-way
11:00Birmingham, Coach Station10h35 21:35Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£271One-way
07:30Birmingham, Coach Station8h20 15:50Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£271One-way

Timetable Birmingham to Glasgow

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thu, 28 Oct
07:30Birmingham, Coach Station8h20 15:50Glasgow, Buchanan
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11:00Birmingham, Coach Station10h35 21:35Glasgow, Buchanan
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11:00Birmingham7h20 18:20Glasgow, Buchanan
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13:15Birmingham, Coach Station6h40 19:55Glasgow, Buchanan
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22:30Birmingham, Coach Station10h50 09:20Glasgow, Buchanan
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23:00Birmingham, Coach Station7h45 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
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Wed
27 Oct
£142Cross Country
£31National Express
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Thu
28 Oct
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£19Megabus
£49easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£80Avanti West Coast
£19Megabus
£49easyJet
Sat
30 Oct
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£19Megabus
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Sun
31 Oct
£107Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
£42easyJet
Mon
1 Nov
£70Avanti West Coast
£19Megabus
£39easyJet
Tue
2 Nov
£70Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
£39easyJet
Wed
3 Nov
£50Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
£39easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£70Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
£39easyJet
Fri
5 Nov
£70Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
£39easyJet
Sat
6 Nov
£42Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
£39easyJet
Sun
7 Nov
£68Avanti West Coast
£19Megabus
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Mon
8 Nov
£70Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
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Tue
9 Nov
£50Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
£34easyJet
Fri
12 Nov
£70Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
£31easyJet
Sat
13 Nov
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£14National Express
£32easyJet
Sun
14 Nov
£112Avanti West Coast
£12National Express
£50easyJet
Mon
15 Nov
£50Avanti West Coast
£12National Express
£31easyJet
Tue
16 Nov
£29Avanti West Coast
£12National Express
£31easyJet

The fastest buses from Birmingham to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Fastest Journey

6 h 40 m

Average

8 h 35 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

406 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Birmingham for Glasgow every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 406 km distance in an average of 8 h 35 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 10 h 50 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
13:15Birmingham, Coach Station6h40 19:55Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£271One-way
2nd Fastest
11:00Birmingham7h20 18:20Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£211One-way
23:00Birmingham, Coach Station7h45 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£211One-way
07:30Birmingham, Coach Station8h20 15:50Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£271One-way
11:00Birmingham, Coach Station10h35 21:35Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£271One-way

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Coach Information from Birmingham to Glasgow

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
durationAverage coach duration7 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£21 (€23)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Birmingham to Glasgow cover the 252 miles (406 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £14, but the average price of coach tickets is £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

Coach companies

National Express between Birmingham and Glasgow

Buy your official National Express coach tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow from £14 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between Birmingham and Glasgow, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    When purchasing your National Express coach tickets between Birmingham and Glasgow, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    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.

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap coaches to Glasgow from Birmingham cost?
    Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow for as low as £14  for the next 7 days.
    What is the average price of coach tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow?
    If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Glasgow coach to cost on average £21  one way.
    What is the distance by coach from Birmingham to Glasgow?
    The distance between Birmingham and Glasgow by coach is approximately 252 miles (406 km).
    How long does it take from Birmingham to Glasgow by coach?
    The coach time to Glasgow from Birmingham is on average 7 h 20 min  for the 252 miles (406 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Glasgow from Birmingham by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    When travelling by coach from Birmingham to Glasgow, which coach station in Birmingham do I depart from and which coach station in Glasgow do I arrive in?

    When taking a coach from Birmingham, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge. When you arrive in Glasgow, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Hampden Park.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Birmingham New Street   to Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

    Where is the coach station in Birmingham? Where is the coach station in Glasgow?

    The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Birmingham New Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Birmingham.

    The most popular arrival coach station, Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Glasgow.

    Which coach companies should I travel with from Birmingham to Glasgow?
    Take the Birmingham to Glasgow coach with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey between Birmingham and Glasgow as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Are there any Birmingham to Glasgow direct coaches?
    If you’re looking for a direct coach from Birmingham to Glasgow, consider travelling with National Express. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
    When does the first coach depart from Birmingham to Glasgow? When does the last coach depart from Birmingham to Glasgow?
    The earliest coach departing from Birmingham to Glasgow leaves at 10: 00. The last coach departing from Birmingham to Glasgow leaves at 22: 30. You can find the latest Birmingham to Glasgow coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I purchase coach tickets between Birmingham and Glasgow for the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase coach tickets between Birmingham and Glasgow within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £21 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from Birmingham to Glasgow a few months in advance.

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