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Of the 3 buses that leave Edinburgh for Birmingham every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 395 km distance in an average of 9 h 28 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 9 h 25 m .
The slowest buses will take 9 h 35 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.
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 Edinburgh to Birmingham will cost around £ 36 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 25.
|Distance||244 miles (394 km)|
|Average coach duration||9 h 25 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£25 (€28)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Edinburgh to Birmingham cover the 244 miles (394 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £25, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £19. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
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If you’re thinking of taking a coach from Edinburgh to Birmingham, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express coach, you can expect to travel 244 miles (394 km) between Edinburgh and Birmingham and pay as low as £19 if you book in advance.
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 Edinburgh to Birmingham, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express coach timetable from Edinburgh to Birmingham, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap coach tickets on Omio today!
National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach between Edinburgh and Birmingham are the following:
The main carrier operating a coach service from Edinburgh to Birmingham is National Express. Services are inexpensive and relatively frequent with five or six services in operation, depending on the day. The coaches depart from Edinburgh Bus Station in Elder Street and arrive at Birmingham Coach Station. Most services between the two cities are direct, though some services involve changing at Glasgow Buchanan Street or at Leeds Coach Station.
National Express is the sole provider that runs coaches from Edinburgh to Birmingham.
Journey times between the Scottish capital and the UK’s second largest city vary from a little over eight hours to up to ten and a half hours, depending on several factors. One factor is the time of day. Coaches leaving Edinburgh and/or arriving in Birmingham at peak times can be slowed down by traffic. The other factor that has an impact on the journey time is whether or not the service is a direct one. Journeys that involve changing at Glasgow Buchanan Street or Leeds Coach Station involve some time spent in the changeover city, which will naturally extend a journey time.
There are usually five or six services operating from Edinburgh to Birmingham depending on the day. National Express usually runs an early morning coach, as well as an overnight coach for those wanting to sleep and other services at regular intervals throughout the day.
Departure coach station: Edinburgh Bus Station on Elder Street is located in the city centre and is close to local bus stops, trams and a taxi rank. Facilities include public toilets, baby changing facilities, luggage lockers, payphones, a cash machine, bicycle racks, vending machines, phone chargers and a shop.
Arrival coach station: Birmingham Coach Station is centrally located in Birmingham city centre. The station has good access to local bus routes and is a 10-minute walk away from Birmingham New Street Train Station. There is also a taxi rank at the station. Facilities here include a waiting area, public toilets, coffee shop, newsagent, WiFi and an ATM.
Some of the Edinburgh coach stations to Birmingham you can start your journey from include Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Birmingham include Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arriving in Birmingham, Coach Station.
Passengers board the coach most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Birmingham, Coach Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.
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