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.
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8 h 35 m
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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.
|Distance||252 miles (406 km)|
|Average coach duration||7 h 20 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£21 (€23)|
|Coach companies||National 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.
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 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:
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.
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.
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.
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