Cheap bus tickets from Colchester to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 18 May

Cheapest

£15

Average

£20

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.

National Express
12:30Colchester7h20 19:50Birmingham
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£151One-way
National Express
05:25Colchester6h30 11:55Birmingham
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£191One-way
National Express
11:30Colchester7h30 19:00Birmingham
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£251One-way

Bus Timetable Colchester to Birmingham

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wed, 18 May
National Express
05:25Colchester6h30 11:55Birmingham
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National Express
11:30Colchester7h30 19:00Birmingham
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National Express
12:30Colchester7h20 19:50Birmingham
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Wed
18 May
£42Avanti West Coast
£15National Express
Thu
19 May
£46Avanti West Coast
£12National Express
Fri
20 May
£42Avanti West Coast
£30National Express
Sat
21 May
£41Avanti West Coast
£25National Express
Sun
22 May
£34Avanti West Coast
£25National Express
Mon
23 May
£37Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
Tue
24 May
£45Avanti West Coast
£17National Express

Bus times from Colchester to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 18 May

Fastest Journey

6 h 30 m

Average

7 h 6 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

202 km

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.

National Express
05:25Colchester6h30 11:55Birmingham
0 changes
£191One-way
National Express
12:30Colchester7h20 19:50Birmingham
0 changes
£151One-way
National Express
11:30Colchester7h30 19:00Birmingham
0 changes
£251One-way

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Overview: Coach from Colchester to Birmingham

distanceDistance125 miles (202 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£26 (€29)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational 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.

Coach companies: National Express Colchester to Birmingham

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

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.

  • Average Price: £12

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:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest coach between Colchester and Birmingham?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between Colchester and Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from £12  one way.

What is the cost of a coach ticket from Colchester to Birmingham on average?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket from Colchester to Birmingham is £26  one way.

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

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Colchester and Birmingham via coach to be approximately 125 miles (202 km).

What is the average Colchester to Birmingham coach duration?

On average the Colchester to Birmingham coach time is 6 h 40 min  covering the 125 miles (202 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

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

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.

Where do I find the Colchester coach station to Birmingham? Where is the Birmingham coach station?

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.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Colchester to Birmingham?

When taking a coach from Colchester to Birmingham, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between Colchester and Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

When does the first coach depart from Colchester to Birmingham? When does the last coach depart from Colchester to Birmingham?

You can take the first coach from Colchester to Birmingham at 05: 25   or take the last coach from Colchester to Birmingham leaving at 15: 05. Look for the latest Colchester Birmingham coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this route.

How far in advance should I book a coach ticket between Colchester and Birmingham to get the best deals?

You can find a coach to Birmingham from Colchester to cost on average £26 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 Colchester to Birmingham coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.