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.
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2 h 20 m
3 h 10 m
Buses per day
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.
|Distance||100 miles (162 km)|
|Average coach duration||2 h 15 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£3 (€4)|
|Coach companies||National 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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Birmingham New Street to London, Victoria Coach Station.
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.
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