|Distance||252 miles (406 km)|
|Average coach duration||7 h 20 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£19 (€22)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Glasgow to Birmingham cover the 252 miles (406 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £17, but the average price of coach tickets is £19. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
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National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Glasgow - Birmingham coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
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Finding buses from Glasgow to Birmingham has never been easier, and there are several to choose from each day. Megabus runs two buses each day, one departing in the afternoon and one at night. The route is also covered by National Express, and buses depart every two to three hours from early morning till the evening. Both operators offer a direct service though Megabus is the faster of the two. Megabus coaches take approximately 5 hours to reach Birmingham on the night time route and about 6 hours during the day. A journey with National Express takes between 6 and 8 hours depending on the service chosen.
Buses from Glasgow to Birmingham depart from Buchanan Street Bus station which is conveniently located in the city centre. All areas of the station are easily accessible by wheelchair, and though that station is open for 24 hours each day the concourse is only open from early morning till late in the evening. Local bus services run from all areas of Glasgow to the station, and there is parking available nearby for those who wish to arrive by car.
Visitors flock to Birmingham for shopping that rivals London and great nightlife and entertainment. The city also boasts an extensive network of canals, with more miles of navigable waterway than Amsterdam or Venice. National Express buses from Glasgow to Birmingham arrive at Birmingham Coach Station in Digbeth close to the city centre. The station is National Express's headquarters and is well served by local buses. Megabus arrives at Hill Street Station which is just a 5 minute walk from New Street Station. Buses and taxis are readily available throughout the day and night.
There are a few coach stations in Glasgow to start your journey from including Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Hampden Park. In Birmingham you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from Glasgow Central and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Birmingham, Coach Station and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the coach station to the city centre in Birmingham.
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