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 Colchester to Birmingham will cost around £ 20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 15.
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6 h 30 m
7 h 6 m
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Of the 3 buses that leave Colchester for Birmingham every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 202 km distance in an average of 7 h 6 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h 30 m .
The slowest buses will take 7 h 30 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||125 miles (202 km)|
|Average coach duration||6 h 40 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£26 (€29)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Colchester to Birmingham cover the 125 miles (202 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £26, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Colchester and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
Find the best coaches between Colchester and Birmingham with Omio's travel partners National Express from £12. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
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 to Birmingham from Colchester, 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 between Colchester and Birmingham and when travelling by coach:
When departing from Colchester, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Colchester, East Hill / High Street, Colchester, High Street (Angel Court) and Colchester, Stanwell Street. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your journey in coach stations like Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge and Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13).
Omio customers book a coach from Colchester to Birmingham, Coach Station most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Colchester, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city centre of Colchester.
The most popular arrival coach station, Birmingham, Coach Station, is located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city centre of Birmingham.
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