Birmingham to Stansted coach

Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Stansted

Showing times and prices for 02 Jul

Cheapest

£27

Average

£37

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.

Cheapest
19:15Birmingham, Coach Station5h30 00:45London, Stansted Airport
1 change
£271One-way
2nd Cheapest
21:00Birmingham, Coach Station5h55 02:55London, Stansted Airport
1 change
£301One-way
18:00Birmingham, Coach Station4h30 22:30London, Stansted Airport
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£331One-way
05:45Birmingham, Coach Station4h05 09:50London, Stansted Airport
0 changes
£331One-way
07:45Birmingham, Coach Station4h15 12:00London, Stansted Airport
1 change
£341One-way

Bus Timetable Birmingham to Stansted

Showing buses for tomorrow, Saturday, 2 July
01:00Birmingham, Coach Station3h15 04:15London, Stansted Airport
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05:45Birmingham, Coach Station4h05 09:50London, Stansted Airport
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07:45Birmingham, Coach Station4h15 12:00London, Stansted Airport
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08:15Birmingham, Coach Station4h00 12:15London, Stansted Airport
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08:30Birmingham, Coach Station6h00 14:30London, Stansted Airport
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09:15Birmingham, Coach Station5h25 14:40London, Stansted Airport
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10:40Birmingham, Coach Station4h50 15:30London, Stansted Airport
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12:00Birmingham, Coach Station4h20 16:20London, Stansted Airport
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13:30Birmingham, Coach Station4h30 18:00London, Stansted Airport
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15:00Birmingham, Coach Station4h35 19:35London, Stansted Airport
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16:45Birmingham, Coach Station4h15 21:00London, Stansted Airport
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18:00Birmingham, Coach Station4h30 22:30London, Stansted Airport
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18:45Birmingham, Coach Station5h25 00:10London, Stansted Airport
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19:15Birmingham, Coach Station5h30 00:45London, Stansted Airport
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20:30Birmingham, Coach Station5h25 01:55London, Stansted Airport
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21:00Birmingham, Coach Station5h55 02:55London, Stansted Airport
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Bus times from Birmingham to Stansted

Showing times and prices for 02 Jul

Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m

Average

4 h 45 m

Buses per day

16

Distance

157 km

Of the 16 buses that leave Birmingham for Stansted every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
01:00Birmingham, Coach Station3h15 04:15London, Stansted Airport
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£431One-way
2nd Fastest
08:15Birmingham, Coach Station4h00 12:15London, Stansted Airport
0 changes
£341One-way
05:45Birmingham, Coach Station4h05 09:50London, Stansted Airport
0 changes
£331One-way
07:45Birmingham, Coach Station4h15 12:00London, Stansted Airport
1 change
£341One-way
16:45Birmingham, Coach Station4h15 21:00London, Stansted Airport
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£441One-way

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Overview: Coach from Birmingham to Stansted

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
durationAverage coach duration4 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£25 (€28)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Birmingham to Stansted cover the 97 miles (157 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £16, but the average price of coach tickets is £25. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in London, Stansted Airport Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express Birmingham to Stansted

National Express coaches will get you from Birmingham to Stansted from £16. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

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 from Birmingham to Stansted, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: £16

Buses from Birmingham to Stansted

Taking buses from Birmingham to Stansted is very convenient with 24 National Express coach services travelling the route every day. The first departure is at 1:00 a.m. and the last service leaves at 9:30 p.m. The fastest bus makes the journey in 3 hours, while the slowest takes 5 hours and 20 minutes. About half of the buses are direct with most of the others requiring a change at Golders Green in London. A few involve a change at London Victoria train station.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Birmingham to Stansted?

Departure Station: Buses to Stansted depart from Birmingham Coach Station located on Mill Lane, some 5 minutes walk from city landmarks such as Birmingham Bullring at St Martin's Square and New Street train station. Frequent local bus services from all around the city terminate at the coach station.

Arrival Station: Buses from Birmingham arrive at the Coach Station on Bishop's Stortford at Stansted Airport just outside the terminal building. From there it's a five-minute walk to the International Departure Lounge.

Taking the Bus from Birmingham

All buses from Birmingham to Stansted depart from Birmingham Coach Station, and they have a second stop at Birmingham International Airport. The Coach Station is in the Digbeth area of the city, just to the south of the centre, not far from Birmingham New Street Station. It is served by local buses from Solihull, the NEC and Fordbridge, as well as Coventry. For those living in northern Birmingham, the airport stop may be more convenient.

Getting into Stansted by Bus

Since the late 1960s, Stansted has been London's third largest airport and is the home of many of the budget airlines that fly to Mediterranean destinations. Buses from Birmingham to London drop passengers off directly outside the main departure terminal, right next to Stansted overground station, which may be useful for onward travel. If you have time to spare, local attractions include the fascinating ancient village of Stansted Mountfitchet, with its castle, Toy Museum and a range of pubs to choose from.

Travel Tips: Coach to Stansted from Birmingham

Take the bus to Stansted 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 Stansted.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach from Birmingham to Stansted for the next 7 days starting from £16  one way.
If you are looking to purchase your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Stansted coach to cost on average £25  one way.
The coach distance from Birmingham to Stansted is around 97 miles (157 km).
On average the coach from Birmingham to Stansted duration is 4 h 5 min  for the 97 miles (157 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers book a coach from Birmingham New Street   to London, Stansted Airport Coach Station   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre of Birmingham. The most popular arrival coach station in Stansted, called London, Stansted Airport Coach Station, is located around 2.9 miles (4.6 km) away from its city centre.

When taking a coach from Birmingham to Stansted, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Stansted. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to Stansted from Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
Yes, you can look for direct coaches from Birmingham to Stansted with National Express  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
The earliest coach departing from Birmingham to Stansted leaves at 04: 45. The last coach departing from Birmingham to Stansted leaves at 20: 00. You can find the latest Birmingham to Stansted coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you buy Birmingham to Stansted coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £25. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Birmingham and Stansted. 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.

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