Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to London

Showing times and prices for 18 Jan

Cheapest

£5

Average

£13

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 £ 13 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 5.

2nd Cheapest
08:45Birmingham, Coach Station2h55 11:40London
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£51One-way
2nd Cheapest
13:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h55 15:55London
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£51One-way
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21:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h45 23:45London
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£51One-way
12:00Birmingham3h55 15:55London
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£61One-way
15:50Birmingham3h55 19:45London
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£61One-way

Bus Timetable Birmingham to London

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03:00Birmingham, Coach Station3h20 06:20London
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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, Airport3h05 06:35London
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03:30Birmingham, Airport2h25 05:55London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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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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09:05Birmingham2h10 11:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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09:05Birmingham3h05 12:10London
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09:15Birmingham, Coach Station2h55 12:10London
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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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18:15Birmingham2h50 21:05London
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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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Tue
18 Jan
£22Chiltern Railways
£3Flixbus
Wed
19 Jan
£22Chiltern Railways
£3Flixbus
Thu
20 Jan
£22Chiltern Railways
£3Flixbus
Fri
21 Jan
£22Chiltern Railways
£3Flixbus
Sat
22 Jan
£18Chiltern Railways
£3Flixbus
Sun
23 Jan
£18West Midlands Railway
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Mon
24 Jan
£24West Midlands Railway
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Tue
25 Jan
£24West Midlands Railway
£5National Express
Wed
26 Jan
£24West Midlands Railway
£5National Express
Thu
27 Jan
£24West Midlands Railway
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Fri
28 Jan
£22Chiltern Railways
£3Flixbus
Sat
29 Jan
£11West Midlands Railway
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Sun
30 Jan
£18West Midlands Railway
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Mon
31 Jan
£24West Midlands Railway
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Tue
1 Feb
£18West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
2 Feb
£18West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
3 Feb
£15West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
4 Feb
£18West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
5 Feb
£13Chiltern Railways
£3Flixbus
Sun
6 Feb
£13Chiltern Railways
£3Flixbus

Bus times from Birmingham to London

Showing times and prices for 18 Jan

Fastest Journey

2 h 10 m

Average

3 h 4 m

Buses per day

28

Distance

163 km

Of the 28 buses that leave Birmingham for London every day 28 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 4 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 55 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
09:05Birmingham2h10 11:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£201One-way
03:30Birmingham, Airport2h25 05:55London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£191One-way
21:00Birmingham, Coach Station2h45 23:45London
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£51One-way
18:15Birmingham2h50 21:05London
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£121One-way
03:05Birmingham2h50 05:55London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£191One-way

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Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus Birmingham to London

National Express and FlixBus coaches will get you to London from Birmingham from £3. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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National Express

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: £3

FlixBus 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:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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.

    Travel Tips: Coach to London from Birmingham

    Take the bus to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to London.
    FAQs

    How much do cheap coach tickets to London from Birmingham cost?

    You can find a cheap coach from Birmingham to London for some dates and times for as low as £3  one way in the next 7 days.

    How much does the coach from Birmingham to London cost on average?

    If you’re looking to buy your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to London coach price to come in at an average of £4  one way.

    How many miles is it from Birmingham to London by coach?

    The Birmingham to London coach distance is approximately 100 miles (162 km).

    What is the average Birmingham to London coach duration?

    On average the Birmingham to London coach time is 2 h 20 min  covering the 100 miles (162 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    What station does the Birmingham to London coach leave from? Which London coach station do I come into from Birmingham?

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arriving in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.

    Where is the departure coach station in Birmingham located? Where is the arrival coach station in London located?

    Passengers board their coach most frequently from Birmingham New Street and travel around 0.2 miles (399 m) from the city centre to this coach station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and need to travel approximately 4.5 miles (7.2 km) from the coach station to the city centre in London.

    What coach companies go from Birmingham to London?

    For the route from Birmingham to London you can take a coach with National Express, Megabus, Flixbus or Infobus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between Birmingham and London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    When is the earliest coach from Birmingham to London? When is the last coach from Birmingham to London?

    If you prefer early morning coaches from Birmingham to London, the first coach leaves at 07: 00. If you prefer late night coaches from Birmingham to London, the last coach of the day leaves at 19: 15. Omio shows you the latest coach from Birmingham to London timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

    When should I purchase Birmingham London coach tickets to score the best deals?

    You can find a coach to London from Birmingham to cost on average £4 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to London coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.