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Coach Information between Luton and Birmingham

distanceDistance75 miles (121 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 35 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£18 (€20)
frequencyCoach frequency7 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 7 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Luton to Birmingham cover the 75 miles (121 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there are 7 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £15, but the average price of coach tickets is £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Luton and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Coach companies

Travel with National Express from Luton to Birmingham

For as little as £15 you can travel by coach between Luton and Birmingham with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

National Express

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 Luton and Birmingham, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: £15

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets from Luton to Birmingham due to the coronavirus:

  • 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 Luton to Birmingham

There are fast and frequent departures from Luton to Birmingham throughout the day, seven days a week. Buses depart from the early hours of the morning until just before midnight. Passengers can choose to depart from either Luton Interchange in the town centre or from Luton Airport. The fastest journey time on non-stop buses is under two hours. Some indirect services take up to five and a half hours.

Which coach companies travel from Luton to Birmingham?

National Express is the only coach company operating the route from Luton to Birmingham. This company operates both the non-stop services as well as those requiring a change of coaches.

How long is the coach from Luton to Birmingham?

The fastest coaches from Luton to Birmingham are the non-stop services. These can take less than two hours for a late night service from Luton's Airport. Non-stop services can take more than three hours if a peak time departure is required. Services requiring a change of buses at Luton Airport for Luton Bus Station departures or at London Victoria can take up to five and a half hours.

How many coaches are there from Luton to Birmingham?

There are 25 daily departures between these two places on weekdays and on Saturdays and Sundays. The first coaches leave in the very early morning hours from Luton Airport. The first Luton Bus Station departures are in the early morning. The last departures, again from Luton Airport, are just before midnight. There are bus departures from either the airport or the bus station at least every hour.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Luton to Birmingham?

Departure coach station: Luton Interchange is one of two departure points passengers can choose from for coach travel to Birmingham. It's in the centre of the town, with fast food outlets, restaurants and other facilities close by. The railway station is within walking distance. Luton Airport is the other departure point for buses to Birmingham. There are many facilities available at the airport, including public toilets, fast food outlets, shops, cash points and left luggage facilities.

Arrival coach station: Birmingham Coach Station is where services from Luton arrive. It's in the centre of Birmingham, within ten minutes' walk of New Street Railway Station. There are toilets, cash machines and food outlets at the coach station.

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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap coaches to Birmingham from Luton?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Birmingham from Luton for as little as £15  in the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Luton to Birmingham?
If you’re looking to book your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Luton to Birmingham coach price to come in at an average of £18  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Luton to Birmingham?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Luton and Birmingham via coach to be approximately 75 miles (121 km).
How many hours does it take from Luton to Birmingham by coach?
The coach time from Luton to Birmingham is on average 2 h 35 min  for the 75 miles (121 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Luton and Birmingham by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Luton to Birmingham coach leave from? Which Birmingham coach station do I come into from Luton?

When taking a coach from Luton, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Luton, Bus Station, Luton, Galaxy Centre (Stop G3) and Luton, London Luton Airport. When you arrive in Birmingham, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Luton   to Birmingham, Coach Station.

Where is the coach station in Luton to go to Birmingham? Where is the coach station in Birmingham located?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Luton, is located 0.2 miles (381 m) from the city centre of Luton.

The most popular arrival coach station, Birmingham, Coach Station, is located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city centre of Birmingham.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Luton to Birmingham?
If you're looking for coaches from Luton to Birmingham, you can rely on National Express to get you to Birmingham. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Luton to Birmingham trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct coach from Luton to Birmingham?
Yes, there are 7 direct coaches a day between Luton and Birmingham. If you’re looking for a direct coach from Luton to Birmingham, consider travelling with National Express. 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.
How many coach services per day are there between Luton and Birmingham?
The average number of coaches departing Luton for Birmingham is 7 a day. The coach schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How early should I buy Luton to Birmingham coach tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from Luton to Birmingham is on average £18 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this route. In general, you can find coach tickets from Luton to Birmingham available a few months in advance.