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.
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3 h 10 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Halifax for Birmingham every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average coach duration||3 h 55 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£16 (€18)|
|Coach companies||Megabus, National Express or Flixbus|
Coaches from Halifax to Birmingham cover the 85 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 55 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £14, but the average price of coach tickets is £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Halifax and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
FlixBus and National Express coaches will get you between Halifax and Birmingham from £14. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
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 between Halifax and Birmingham, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Traveling from Halifax to Birmingham by bus will take anywhere between 3h and 5h to complete. The variables in the duration of the trip will be affected by the route you pick, the number of stops on the route, and the bus company that you decide to travel with. You can pick the best option for you on Omio. Direct bus trips are available from Halifax to Birmingham. If you pick a one-stop bus trip the first bus you take leaves every hour and the second makes the journey twice a day.
You will find about 8 buses leaving Halifax daily, which can vary on public holidays where there are typically 3 - 5 buses leaving. You are able to sort the available buses according to their departure times on Omio. There are multiple journeys per day, with multiple bus companies. The first leaves at 4:30 from Huddersfield, Market Street and the last leaves at around 11:20 p.m. from Halifax.
When travelling from Halifax to Birmingham you will cover a distance of 85 miles (137 km). Depending on which trip you pick your trip can take between 2h 40min up to 5h to complete. You will find there are direct buses which are the quickest, as well as one-stop buses which require a single change, which generally happens in Sheffield.
Departure bus station: there are two departure locations available for this route. One being from Huddersfield, Henry Street, and the other being from Halifax the main bus station called Halifax Bus Station on Wade Street. If you would like to get from the city centre of Huddersfield to the bus station you could catch a taxi or walk to 0.4 miles (0.6 km) which will take you approximately 2min. Getting from Halifax Bus Station terminal is located just a 3min walk away from the city centre.
Arrival bus station: there are two different bus stations which you could arrive at when you reach the destination of Birmingham, depending on the ticket you have booked and the bus company you are travelling with. If you pick a direct bus you will arrive at Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge. If you want to get from the station to the city centre, you can make the 0.6 miles (1km) long trip by catching a bus or a taxi. If you don't have too much luggage you will find it an easy brisk walk. If you book a bus journey that incorporates one change, you will arrive at Birmingham Coach Station. There are again 3 ways to make the trip from the station to the city centre, however, they are slightly longer. Catching a taxi on this route will take about 4min, where a bus will take 5min. Walking this route will take you approximately 8min.
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There are two companies offering bus tickets from Halifax to Birmingham. MegaBus is the company that runs a direct trip between Halifax and Birmingham, which the other is the National Express. Their route incorporates one change over. Both companies leave from different stations and arrive at different stations. The MegaBus journey is approximately 3h and is the cheapest ticket available. The journey offered by the National Express takes just under 6h to complete. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule, see the different tickets and departure times offered by each company. Then purchase the best ticket for your travel requirements.
MegaBus is the most popular choice of bus service provider for this route, not only are their tickets affordable and in most cases the cheapest option available on a specific day, but this company offers a direct trip to the destination being Birmingham. The duration of the trip is 3h 10min, and there are about 5 buses a day running this route, which start at around 4:30 a.m. and the last one leaves at 10:20 p.m. MegaBus has two fleets of buses, for this trip, you will be travelling on their high-speed buses.
The National Express bus service is one of the oldest operating buses companies in the UK and is therefore highly trusted as a bus service provider. For this particular journey from Halifax to Birmingham, they run two buses a day on the route. The first leaves at around 7:35 a.m. and the last at 11:20 p.m. Their buses for this route leave from Halifax Main Bus Station, and can take between 5h 30min to 7h to complete. The route mapped out by this company to reach Birmingham does include one change over in Sheffield.
To discuss the onboard services of both companies let's first look at Megabus policies. When travelling this long-distance route you will be able to book a sleeper coach if you would like to rest before you arrive in Birmingham in total comfort. Your luggage allowance with the Megabus company is 20kg, with an overhead storage rack that allows you to keep your hand luggage close by.
Unfortunately, you are not allowed to travel with a pet that is not an assist animal on MegaBus, and your assistance dog must be harnessed appropriately for the duration of the trip. If you are travelling in a wheelchair or with the aid of a lightweight mobility scooter, and are able to climb the few steps onto the bus, the MegaBus drivers will assist you in getting on and off the bus while also storing our aid in the storage hold.
When we look at National Express we can see their disability program includes services such as making sure your wheelchair will fit on board before you reach your bus. The company will weigh both the passenger and the wheelchair to make sure the combined weight does not exceed the wheelchair lift. Your luggage allowance is the same for both companies. You can bring your bike onboard a National Express bus, but it is recommended you book a spot in advance as there are limited storage spaces. Only assist dogs are allowed on National Express buses, and they too must be properly harnessed through the journey.
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Searching for cheap bus tickets from Halifax to Birmingham on Omio is easy. You are able to adjust the filter to sort through the available options and display only the cheapest bus tickets which are available on that day. Remember that to guarantee you get the best deal available make sure you book in advance. You can book a ticket in advance anywhere between 30 and 120 days depending on the bus company you are travelling with. Adjusting your travel dates, and remaining flexible with them is also a top tip when keeping your budget in mind. Often moving your dates by only one or two days can take you from a high volume travel day to an off-peak travel day where the tickets will be cheaper.
Visting Birmingham means you will be visiting one of the friendliest cities in the country. Meet the local people nicknamed 'Brummies' and experience the charm of the area through building friendships! With over 8000 acres of green open-air parks, travellers wanting to spend outdoors and enjoying walks must-visit Cannon Hill Park. Be sure to stop by The Bull, long considered the best restaurant to try the most popular local cuisine of faggots and peas.
Among the most favourite activities to do in Birmingham include Birmingham Comedy Festival, which showcases globally celebrated comedians and has been running yearly for over 20 years, and packs out every show. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens are and an oasis of local and exotic flowers, trees, birds and butterflies allowing nature lovers peace and relaxation. The heart of the city revolves around the old town hall in Victoria Square which is best explored on foot. The old town hall is now the home of the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, which is a must for your visit.
When taking a coach from Halifax, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Halifax, Halifax, Halifax, Charles Street / Causeway and Halifax. When you arrive in Birmingham, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge and Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13).
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Halifax to Birmingham, Coach Station.
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Halifax, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Halifax. The most popular arrival coach station in Birmingham, called Birmingham, Coach Station, is located around 2.2 miles (3.6 km) away from its city centre.
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