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Cheap coach tickets from Plymouth to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 14 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Plymouth to Birmingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

FlixBus
23:598h56
Plymouth
08:55Birmingham
£111One-way
0 changes
Megabus
03:006h25
Plymouth
09:25Birmingham
£201One-way
0 changes
Megabus
12:306h35
Plymouth
19:05Birmingham
£351One-way
0 changes

Bus timetablePlymouth to Birmingham

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 July
Megabus
12:306h35
Plymouth
19:05Birmingham
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FlixBus
23:598h56
Plymouth
08:55Birmingham
0 changes
Megabus
03:006h25
Plymouth
09:25Birmingham
0 changes

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Bus times from Plymouth to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 14 Jul

Fastest Journey

6 h 25 m

Average

7 h 18 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

281 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Plymouth for Birmingham every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Megabus
03:006h25
Plymouth
09:25Birmingham
£201One-way
0 changes
Megabus
12:306h35
Plymouth
19:05Birmingham
£351One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
23:598h56
Plymouth
08:55Birmingham
£111One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from Plymouth to Birmingham

distanceDistance174 miles
durationAverage coach duration6 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£23 (€26)
frequencyCoach frequency8 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus or FlixBus

Coaches from Plymouth to Birmingham cover the 174 miles long trip taking on average 6 h with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Normally, there are 8 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £11, but the average price of coach tickets is £23. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth, Coach Station and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express, Megabus and FlixBus Plymouth to Birmingham

You can travel by coach between Plymouth and Birmingham with National Express, Megabus and FlixBus for as low as £11. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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 Plymouth - 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.

Coach information from Plymouth to Birmingham with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 6 h
  • Cheapest Price: £15
  • National Express frequency: 5 a day

Coaches from Plymouth to Birmingham

A regular, direct service departs from Plymouth to Birmingham every day of the week. The schedule remains the same over the weekend, with coaches taking as little as four hours 55 minutes to complete the 200-mile route. Further indirect services are also available, with changes required at London Heathrow, London Victoria or Bristol, though this can significantly increase journey time.

Which coach companies travel from Plymouth to Birmingham?

All coaches from Plymouth to Birmingham are offered by National Express. A leading carrier of British transport, National Express has a large fleet of high-quality coaches travelling all over the country. Passengers are permitted to bring two large pieces of luggage to be stored in the hold, as well as hand luggage that can be stored overhead.

How long is the coach from Plymouth to Birmingham?

The shortest journey over the 200-mile route is the National Express service departing Plymouth in the very early hours, taking just four hours 55 minutes. Journey times vary, taking traffic into consideration during peak travel times, with the longest direct route taking six hours 45 minutes. The fastest indirect route takes just five hours 25 minutes, involving a change at Bristol. Other indirect services can take as long as nine hours 30 minutes, travelling overnight with one change at London Victoria.

How many coaches are there from Plymouth to Birmingham?

When seeking coach travel from Plymouth to Birmingham, passengers can expect five direct departures per day. These are spread from early in the morning, before 6:00 a.m., to the mid-afternoon, before peak evening travel time begins. There are a further three indirect services taking various routes. One service, involving a change at London Victoria, travels overnight, for those who may wish to sleep on the journey. This is, however, the journey with the longest travel time.

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

Departure coach station: Services depart from Plymouth Coach Station, located on Armada Way. Directly in the centre of town, close to many high street shops, the station is less than half a mile from the railway station. There is parking available, as well as real-time departure boards, waiting rooms and a coffee shop.

Arrival coach station: Passengers will alight at Birmingham Coach Station. Centrally located near the famous Bull Ring shopping centre, the station is within walking distance of both Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street for onward rail travel. Station facilities include car parking, shops, WiFi and charging points.

FAQs: Plymouth to Birmingham coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Plymouth to Birmingham with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Plymouth to Birmingham.
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Cheap coach tickets from Plymouth to Birmingham can start from as little as £11 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Plymouth to Birmingham is £23; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The coach time between Plymouth and Birmingham is on average 6 h   for the 174 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Plymouth to Birmingham by coach can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Plymouth to Birmingham leaves at 05: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Plymouth to Birmingham leaves at 23: 05.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Plymouth to Birmingham without having to change trains with National Express. There is 1 direct coach from Plymouth to Birmingham each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Plymouth to Birmingham coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Plymouth and Birmingham to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Plymouth, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Plymouth, Coach Station, Plymouth, Viaduct and Plymouth, Derry's Cross North / Royal Parade. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your trip in coach stations like Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Paradise Circus Queensway and Birmingham, Brunel Street.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Plymouth, Coach Station, which is located around 0.3 miles (498 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Birmingham, Coach Station, located 2.2 miles (3.5 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a coach from Plymouth to Birmingham is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Plymouth to Birmingham including taking a train or coach.
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