Timetable Birmingham to Glasgow

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07:45Birmingham, Coach Station8h05 15:50Glasgow, 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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23:00Birmingham, Coach Station7h45 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
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The fastest buses from Birmingham to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Fastest Journey

6 h 40 m

Average

7 h 27 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.

These direct buses cover the 406 km distance in an average of 7 h 27 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 5 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
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£351One-way
2nd Fastest
11:00Birmingham7h20 18:20Glasgow, Buchanan
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£331One-way
23:00Birmingham, Coach Station7h45 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
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£441One-way
07:45Birmingham, Coach Station8h05 15:50Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£241One-way

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Sat
24 Jul
£115Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
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Sun
25 Jul
£114First Transpennine Express
£24National Express
£64easyJet
Mon
26 Jul
£115Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
£60easyJet
Tue
27 Jul
£84Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
£66easyJet
Wed
28 Jul
£84Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
£67easyJet
Thu
29 Jul
£84Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
£56easyJet
Fri
30 Jul
£87Avanti West Coast
£23Megabus
£67easyJet
Sat
31 Jul
£50Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
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Sun
1 Aug
£75Avanti West Coast
£29Megabus
£59easyJet
Mon
2 Aug
£113Avanti West Coast
£26Megabus
£79easyJet
Tue
3 Aug
£30Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
£48easyJet
Wed
4 Aug
£57Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
£56easyJet
Thu
5 Aug
£75Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
£70easyJet
Fri
6 Aug
£75Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
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Sat
7 Aug
£45Avanti West Coast
£20Megabus
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Sun
8 Aug
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£48Megabus
£32easyJet
Mon
9 Aug
£84Avanti West Coast
£15National Express
£86easyJet
Tue
10 Aug
£57Avanti West Coast
£12National Express
£36easyJet
Thu
12 Aug
£45Avanti West Coast
£23Megabus
£51easyJet
Fri
13 Aug
£74Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
£50easyJet

The cheapest buses from Birmingham to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Cheapest

£24

Average

£34

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 £ 34 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 24.

Cheapest
07:45Birmingham, Coach Station8h05 15:50Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£241One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:00Birmingham7h20 18:20Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£331One-way
13:15Birmingham, Coach Station6h40 19:55Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£351One-way
23:00Birmingham, Coach Station7h45 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£441One-way

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Coach Information between Birmingham and Glasgow

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 55 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 journey taking on average 6 h 55 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 journey 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 Birmingham – Glasgow

Find the best coaches between Birmingham and Glasgow with Omio's travel partners National Express from £14. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

National Express

Travel hassle-free between Birmingham and Glasgow on a coach with National Express! Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest trip from Birmingham to Glasgow. National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 252 miles (406 km) from Birmingham to Glasgow on the coach and pay as low as £14 for a coach ticket.

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. So, book your cheap National Express coach ticket from Birmingham to Glasgow on Omio today and enjoy your route!

These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach between Birmingham and Glasgow:

  • 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 between Birmingham and Glasgow cost?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Glasgow from Birmingham for as low as £14  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Birmingham to Glasgow?
If you are looking to purchase your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Glasgow coach to cost on average £21  one way.
How many miles is it from Birmingham to Glasgow by coach?
You should expect to travel around 252 miles (406 km)  to Glasgow from Birmingham by coach.
How long does it take from Birmingham to Glasgow by coach?
On average the coach from Birmingham to Glasgow duration is 6 h 55 min  for the 252 miles (406 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Birmingham and arrival coach station in Glasgow?

When departing from Birmingham, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge. When arriving in Glasgow, you can end your route in coach stations like Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Hampden Park.

Omio customers book a coach from Birmingham New Street   to Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Glasgow most often arrive at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.

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.
Is there a direct coach between Birmingham and Glasgow?
Yes, there are direct coaches between Birmingham and Glasgow per day with National Express or Megabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
When can I take the first coach from Birmingham to Glasgow? When can I take the last coach for the day?
The first coach from Birmingham to Glasgow leaves at 06: 30   and the last coach for this leaves at 12: 15. Omio shows you the latest coach from Birmingham to Glasgow times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I buy coach tickets to Glasgow from Birmingham for the best deals?
If you buy Birmingham to Glasgow coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £21. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches from Birmingham to 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.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Birmingham (Coach Station)
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