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 Plymouth to Birmingham will cost around £ 38 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 35.
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Of the 8 buses that leave Plymouth for Birmingham every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 281 km distance in an average of 7 h 6 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 15 m .
The slowest buses will take 11 h 25 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.
|Distance||174 miles (281 km)|
|Average coach duration||5 h 20 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£22 (€25)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Plymouth to Birmingham cover the 174 miles (281 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £13, but the average price of coach tickets is £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
National Express coaches will get you from Plymouth to Birmingham from £13. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
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.
National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from Plymouth to Birmingham and when travelling by coach:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When departing from Plymouth, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Plymouth, Plymouth, Viaduct and Plymouth, Marsh Mills. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your trip in coach stations like Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.
Omio customers book a coach from Plymouth to Birmingham, Coach Station most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Plymouth, located approximately 0.5 miles (754 m) from the city centre of Plymouth. The most popular arrival coach station in Birmingham, called Birmingham, Coach Station, is located around 0.6 miles (1 km) away from its city centre.
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