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2 h 55 m
3 h 6 m
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Of the 12 buses that leave London for Birmingham every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 163 km distance in an average of 3 h 6 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 55 m .
The slowest buses will take 3 h 20 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 London to Birmingham will cost around £ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 4.
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|Avg. Bus Duration|
3 hours 36 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£5|
|Buses depart from:||London|
|Bus arrives in:||Birmingham|
|Bus Companies:||Flixbus, National Express, Megabus|
Travel from London to Birmingham from £2 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.
Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel between London and Birmingham? National Express is the UK’s leading coach company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express coach timetables and tickets available for the trip on Omio to find the best deals on coaches between London and Birmingham. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 100 miles (162 km) between London and Birmingham.
All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the London to Birmingham coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.
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Making the journey by coach from London to Birmingham is a stress-free way of travelling the 126 miles between the two cities. There are up to ten or more departures a day every day of the week. All of these are direct and take between three and 3.5 hours depending on departure time and traffic conditions. The first coach leaves London Victoria Coach Station early in the morning. The last departure is late evening. All routes terminate at Birmingham Coach Station.
All coaches from London to Birmingham are direct, with journey times that vary from three hours to 3.5 hours. The slightly longer journey time is for departures in peak times.
There are up to ten coaches from London to Birmingham every day of the week. All of these are direct. The first departure from London Victoria Coach Station is in the early morning, with the last coach leaving late in the evening.
Departure bus station: London Victoria Coach Station. This large and busy terminus in central London is just a short walk away from London Victoria Train Station as well as tourist attractions. Together, the train and coach station is part of Transport for London's network of local and suburban trains, underground services and local buses. Facilities at London Victoria Coach Station include a taxi rank, car parking, a left-luggage office, waiting areas with seating, a ticket office, automated ticket machines, toilets, charging points, cash points, and public payphones. There are also kiosk shops including a newsagent and a selection of cafés. Further facilities and services can be found in the streets surrounding the coach station and at Victoria Train Station. There are accessible toilets at the coach station and step-free access to most areas.
Arrival bus station: Birmingham Coach Station. This is located on Mill Lane and is a walk of approximately ten minutes from there to the Bullring Shopping Centre and Birmingham New Street Train Station. Birmingham's local transport network is made up of local trains and buses as well as a tram service. Among the facilities at Birmingham Coach Station are car parking, a taxi rank, a ticket office and automated ticket machines, waiting areas, toilets, charging points, WiFi, cash points, public payphones, shops and cafés. Services for the disabled and passengers with limited mobility include quiet spaces, accessible toilets, assistive listening and step-free access to all areas.
Coaches from London to Birmingham are operated by National Express Coach Services. From its headquarters in Birmingham, the company provides a vast network of routes covering the whole of the United Kingdom.
There are up to ten or more National Express coaches from London to Birmingham every day of the week. This timetable runs throughout the year except for Christmas Day. All routes are direct with departures starting in the early morning and continuing until late evening. Journey times are between three hours and 3.5 hours.
Only Standard tickets are available on routes from London to Birmingham but individual seats can be reserved. National Express operates a fleet of modern and comfortable coaches with seats that have generous legroom and hand luggage space either underneath or in an overhead storage rack. Up to two suitcases per passenger (each weighing up to 20 kg) can also be stored in the hold of the coach. For an extra cost, foldable bicycles can be carried in the hold as well. Facilities in the coach include air-conditioning or heating, power outlets (on some coaches), WiFi and a toilet. While pets are not allowed on any National Express coach, certified service animals are welcome when travelling with their owners. There is space for one wheelchair at the front of the coach and an access lift on some newer coach models. The toilet, however, is not accessible to wheelchairs. The dedicated National Express Assisted Travel Team is always available online or by phone to offer advice and help.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria and arriving in Birmingham, Coach Station.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called London Victoria, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of London.
The most popular arrival coach station, Birmingham, Coach Station, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Birmingham.
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