Timetable London to Birmingham

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07:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h05 10:35Birmingham, Coach Station
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08:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h05 11:35Birmingham, Coach Station
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09:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h55 11:55Birmingham, Coach Station
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11:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h05 14:35Birmingham, Coach Station
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13:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h55 15:55Birmingham, Coach Station
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14:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h55 16:55Birmingham, Coach Station
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15:00London, Victoria Coach Station3h20 18:20Birmingham, Coach Station
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15:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h20 18:50Birmingham, Coach Station
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16:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h20 19:50Birmingham, Coach Station
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18:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h00 21:30Birmingham, Coach Station
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20:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h00 23:30Birmingham, Coach Station
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23:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h20 02:50Birmingham, Coach Station
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The fastest buses from London to Birmingham

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Fastest Journey

2 h 55 m

Average

3 h 6 m

Buses per day

12

Distance

163 km

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.

09:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h55 11:55Birmingham, Coach Station
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£71One-way
13:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h55 15:55Birmingham, Coach Station
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£81One-way
14:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h55 16:55Birmingham, Coach Station
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£81One-way
20:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h00 23:30Birmingham, Coach Station
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£121One-way
18:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h00 21:30Birmingham, Coach Station
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£101One-way

COMPARE Prices across different modes

Wed
16 Jun
£18West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
17 Jun
£48Avanti West Coast
£2Flixbus
Fri
18 Jun
£47Avanti West Coast
£2Flixbus
Sat
19 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
20 Jun
£15West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
21 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Tue
22 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Wed
23 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Thu
24 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Fri
25 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
26 Jun
£18West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
27 Jun
£7Chiltern Railways
£2Flixbus
Mon
28 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Tue
29 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Wed
30 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Thu
1 Jul
£24West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Fri
2 Jul
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
3 Jul
£13Chiltern Railways
£2Flixbus
Sun
4 Jul
£7Chiltern Railways
£3Flixbus
Mon
5 Jul
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
6 Jul
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus

The cheapest buses from London to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 17 Jun

Cheapest

£4

Average

£11

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.

07:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h05 10:35Birmingham, Coach Station
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£41One-way
11:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h05 14:35Birmingham, Coach Station
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£71One-way
09:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h55 11:55Birmingham, Coach Station
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£71One-way
16:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h20 19:50Birmingham, Coach Station
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£81One-way
13:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h55 15:55Birmingham, Coach Station
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£81One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Birmingham Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
3 hours 36 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £5
Buses depart from:London
Bus arrives in:Birmingham
Distance:163 km
Bus Companies:Flixbus, National Express, Megabus
Coach companies

National Express London – Birmingham

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.

National Express

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.

When purchasing your National Express coach tickets from London to Birmingham, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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.

Coaches from London to Birmingham

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.

How long is the journey by bus from London to Birmingham?

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.

How many coaches are there from London to Birmingham?

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.

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from London to Birmingham?

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.

Which coach providers travel from London to Birmingham?

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.

National Express London to Birmingham

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.

London to Birmingham Coach: Services on Board

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.

Travel Tips

Buses from London to Birmingham
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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest coach from London to Birmingham?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Birmingham from London for as low as £2  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from London to Birmingham on average?
The London to Birmingham coach ticket price is on average £3  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance to Birmingham from London via coach?
The coach distance from London to Birmingham is around 100 miles (162 km).
How long does it take from London to Birmingham by coach?
The London to Birmingham coach duration is on average 2 h 15 min, which is to be expected when travelling 100 miles (162 km) to Birmingham from London. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What is the departure coach station in London and arrival coach station in Birmingham?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Where is the departure coach station in London located? Where is the arrival coach station in Birmingham located?

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.

Which coach companies can get me from London to Birmingham?
When taking a coach from London to Birmingham, you can count on National Express or Infobus for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between London and Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
Are there any London to Birmingham direct coach services?
If you’re looking for a direct coach from London to Birmingham, consider travelling with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
When does the first coach depart from London to Birmingham? When does the last coach depart from London to Birmingham?
The earliest coach for this trip departs from London at 08: 00. The last coach leaves from London at 16: 30. Check Omio for the latest coach timetable from London to Birmingham and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book coach tickets to Birmingham from London to score the best deals?
You can find a coach to Birmingham from London to cost on average £3 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 route. You’ll see tickets for the London to Birmingham coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Birmingham
London
Amenities
London Liverpool Street Stn
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City