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 Bristol to Birmingham will cost around £ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.
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1 h 45 m
2 h 15 m
Buses per day
Of the 25 buses that leave Bristol for Birmingham every day 25 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 124 km distance in an average of 2 h 15 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 45 m .
The slowest buses will take 3 h 40 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||76 miles (123 km)|
|Average coach duration||1 h 50 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£7 (€8)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Bristol to Birmingham cover the 76 miles (123 km) long route taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £7, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
You can travel by coach from Bristol to Birmingham with National Express for as low as £6. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best 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 from Bristol to Birmingham, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from Bristol to Birmingham and when travelling by coach:
There is a good selection of buses from Bristol to Birmingham. National Express run nine direct services every day of the week. All connections are direct, and journey time can be as short as 1 hour 50 minutes. However, some coaches take over 3 hours to complete the journey. Services start at around 8:30 a.m. and there is one departure every hour after that until 1:30 p.m., followed by a couple of afternoon and evening options. All buses leave from Bristol's Marlborough Street bus stop and arrive at Birmingham Coach Station.
When departing from Bristol, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, The Centre (c9). When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your journey in coach stations like Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.
Omio customers book a coach from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham, Coach Station most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from Bristol Temple Meads and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.
Passengers arriving in Birmingham most often arrive at Birmingham, Coach Station and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this coach station to the city centre.
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