The cheapest buses from Birmingham to London

Showing times and prices for 23 Sep

Cheapest

£4

Average

£16

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 London will cost around £ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 4.

2nd Cheapest
20:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h50 22:50London
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£41One-way
2nd Cheapest
21:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h45 23:45London
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£41One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:45Birmingham, Coach Station2h55 11:40London
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£41One-way
2nd Cheapest
16:15Birmingham, Coach Station3h05 19:20London
0 changes
£41One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:15Birmingham, Coach Station2h55 12:10London
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£41One-way

Timetable Birmingham to London

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thu, 23 Sep
01:00Birmingham, Coach Station5h15 06:15London
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03:00Birmingham, Coach Station3h20 06:20London
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03:05Birmingham2h50 05:55London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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03:05Birmingham3h30 06:35London
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03:30Birmingham, Airport2h25 05:55London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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03:30Birmingham, Airport3h05 06:35London
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06:30Birmingham, Coach Station3h20 09:50London
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06:50Birmingham, Coach Station3h30 10:20London
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08:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h55 10:55London
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08:45Birmingham, Coach Station2h55 11:40London
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09:15Birmingham, Coach Station2h55 12:10London
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09:45Birmingham2h20 12:05London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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09:45Birmingham3h05 12:50London
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10:40Birmingham, Coach Station3h40 14:20London
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10:45Birmingham, Coach Station3h05 13:50London
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11:45Birmingham, Coach Station3h05 14:50London
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12:00Birmingham3h55 15:55London
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12:00Birmingham3h10 15:10London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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13:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h55 15:55London
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13:30Birmingham, Coach Station3h05 16:35London
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13:45Birmingham, Coach Station2h55 16:40London
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14:15Birmingham, Coach Station2h55 17:10London
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15:50Birmingham3h10 19:00London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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15:50Birmingham3h55 19:45London
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16:15Birmingham, Coach Station3h05 19:20London
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16:45Birmingham, Coach Station3h20 20:05London
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18:20Birmingham3h00 21:20London
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18:45Birmingham, Coach Station3h05 21:50London
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20:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h50 22:50London
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21:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h45 23:45London
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Wed
22 Sep
£18West Midlands Railway
£5Flixbus
Thu
23 Sep
£30West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
24 Sep
£30West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
25 Sep
£30West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
26 Sep
£18West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
27 Sep
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
28 Sep
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
29 Sep
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
30 Sep
£30West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
1 Oct
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
2 Oct
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
3 Oct
£18West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
4 Oct
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
5 Oct
£21West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
6 Oct
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
7 Oct
£21West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
8 Oct
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
9 Oct
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
10 Oct
£18West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
11 Oct
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
12 Oct
£21West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus

The fastest buses from Birmingham to London

Showing times and prices for 23 Sep

Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

3 h 10 m

Buses per day

30

Distance

163 km

Of the 30 buses that leave Birmingham for London every day 29 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 163 km distance in an average of 3 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 15 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.

2nd Fastest
09:45Birmingham2h20 12:05London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£211One-way
03:30Birmingham, Airport2h25 05:55London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£301One-way
21:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h45 23:45London
0 changes
£41One-way
03:05Birmingham2h50 05:55London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
0 changes
£301One-way
20:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h50 22:50London
0 changes
£41One-way

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Coach Information between Birmingham and London

distanceDistance100 miles (162 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£3 (€4)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus, Flixbus or Infobus

Coaches from Birmingham to London cover the 100 miles (162 km) long route taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, Flixbus or Infobus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £3, but the average price of coach tickets is £3. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.

Coach companies

National Express and FlixBus coaches between Birmingham and London

Travel between Birmingham and London from £3 with Omio’s coach partners National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

National Express
FlixBus

Taking the coach with National Express is a great way to travel between Birmingham and London! National Express is the UK’s leading coach operator with hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country at affordable prices. As an official travel partner of National Express, Omio shows you the best deals for National Express coach tickets from Birmingham to London, so you can book the cheapest, fastest or earliest ticket. Simply choose the best times and tickets available for the Birmingham to London trip on Omio. You can expect to travel around 100 miles (162 km) from Birmingham to London on a National Express coach.

All National Express coaches have air conditioning and free WiFi access as well as onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select from three ticket options for the Birmingham to London coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach from Birmingham to London:

  • 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.

Travelling by Coach from Birmingham to London

Buses from Birmingham to London run throughout the day and are provided by National Express. Coaches run approximately every 30 minutes during the week. The average journey time is just over 2 hours and there are no changes required along the route.

Know before you go:

  • Coaches from London to Birmingham are run by National Express.
  • The average journey duration is 1hr 30min, although some journeys can take up to 3hrs 35min with a change.
  • Coaches run from Birmingham to London from 01:00 until 23:30.
  • Up to 2 coaches departing an hour throughout the day.
  • Coaches depart from Birmingham Bus Station and arrive into London Victoria Bus Station.
  • Cheapest Days to Travel by Bus

    The table below displays the cheapest days to travel throughout the week by bus, on average, across the U.K. You can save yourself almost £10 by booking to travel on a Tuesday instead of the most expensive day, Friday. In general, to travel during the week is cheaper, although a Sunday is also a cheaper day to travel by bus.


    Tips for Booking Cheap Coaches from Birmingham to London

    • To get the best price it's important to book at least one week in advance, the further in advance the better.
    • The cheapest day to book is a Tuesday, Friday is the most expensive day to travel.
    • The cheapest time of day to travel is either first thing in the morning or last in the evening.

    Coach Station Information and Getting to the City Centre

    Departing from Birmingham: Coaches from London to Birmingham depart from Birmingham Coach Station, located to the southwest of the city centre on Mill Lane and is open 24h. There are several buses that depart from the Coach station to the city centre and takes just 10 minutes, or 15 minutes to walk. Birmingham coach station has some facilities including charging points, a newsagents, WiFi, parking and pay phones.

    Arriving in London: Coaches from Birmingham to London arrive at Victoria Coach Station in the southwest of London, close to Westminster on Buckingham Palace Road. Passengers can get to the city centre by taking the District & Circle Lines or the Victoria Line on the Underground. Passengers can also take a local bus to many areas around London. Victoria departure terminal closes at 01:00 and opens again at 05:00. There are refreshments, cash machines and a left luggage office. If taking a return journey passengers are advised to be at Victoria Coach station at least 30 minutes before the departure time.

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap coach tickets from Birmingham to London cost?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach between Birmingham and London for as little as £3  in the next 7 days.
    How much does the coach from Birmingham to London cost on average?
    The Birmingham to London coach ticket price is on average £3  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    What is the distance between Birmingham and London by coach?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Birmingham and London via coach to be approximately 100 miles (162 km).
    How long does it take from Birmingham to London by coach?
    The coach time between Birmingham and London is on average 2 h 15 min  for the 100 miles (162 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Birmingham to London by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    What is the departure coach station in Birmingham and arrival coach station in London?

    Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Birmingham New Street   to London, Victoria Coach Station.

    Where is the Birmingham coach station located? Where is the London 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 London most often arrive at London, Victoria Coach Station and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this coach station to the city centre.

    Which coach companies should I travel with from Birmingham to London?
    If you're looking for coaches from Birmingham to London, you can rely on National Express, Megabus, Flixbus or Infobus to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Birmingham to London trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Are there any Birmingham to London direct coaches?
    If you’re looking for a direct coach from Birmingham to London, consider travelling with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus. 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.
    What are the first and last departure coach times from Birmingham to London?
    The earliest coach for this trip departs from Birmingham at 06: 15. The last coach leaves from Birmingham at 19: 20. Check Omio for the latest coach times from Birmingham to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I book coach tickets from Birmingham to London to score the best deals?
    If you buy Birmingham to London coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £3. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches from Birmingham to London. Look out for coach tickets for this journey 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
    London
    Birmingham (Coach Station)
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