Cheap bus tickets from Plymouth to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Cheapest

£15

Average

£28

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 £ 28 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 15.

Flixbus
07:20Plymouth11h25 18:45Birmingham
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£151One-way
National Express
10:00Plymouth7h00 17:00Birmingham
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£211One-way
National Express
14:45Plymouth5h35 20:20Birmingham
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£211One-way
National Express
14:30Plymouth5h50 20:20Birmingham
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£271One-way
National Express
09:00Plymouth7h00 16:00Birmingham
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£281One-way

Bus Timetable Plymouth to Birmingham

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National Express
05:55Plymouth6h35 12:30Birmingham
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Flixbus
07:20Plymouth11h25 18:45Birmingham
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National Express
09:00Plymouth7h00 16:00Birmingham
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National Express
10:00Plymouth7h00 17:00Birmingham
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National Express
14:30Plymouth5h50 20:20Birmingham
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National Express
14:45Plymouth5h35 20:20Birmingham
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National Express
22:10Plymouth11h25 09:35Birmingham
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National Express
23:10Plymouth11h25 10:35Birmingham
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30 May
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£14Flixbus
Tue
31 May
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£21National Express
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1 Jun
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£14Flixbus
Thu
2 Jun
£157Cross Country
£17National Express
Sat
4 Jun
£156Cross Country
£11National Express
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5 Jun
£155Cross Country
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£133Cross Country
£11Flixbus
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£9National Express
Thu
9 Jun
£60Cross Country
£13Flixbus
Fri
10 Jun
£159Great Western Railway
£18National Express
Sat
11 Jun
£133Cross Country
£12Flixbus
Sun
12 Jun
£155Cross Country
£12Flixbus
Tue
14 Jun
£159Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Fri
17 Jun
£158Cross Country
£19National Express
Sat
18 Jun
£134Cross Country
£13Flixbus

Bus times from Plymouth to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Fastest Journey

5 h 35 m

Average

8 h 16 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

281 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Plymouth for Birmingham every day 8 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 8 h 16 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 35 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.

National Express
14:45Plymouth5h35 20:20Birmingham
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£211One-way
National Express
14:30Plymouth5h50 20:20Birmingham
0 changes
£271One-way
National Express
05:55Plymouth6h35 12:30Birmingham
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£281One-way
National Express
10:00Plymouth7h00 17:00Birmingham
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£211One-way
National Express
09:00Plymouth7h00 16:00Birmingham
0 changes
£281One-way

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Overview: Coach from Plymouth to Birmingham

distanceDistance174 miles (281 km)
durationAverage coach duration5 h 50 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£15 (€17)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesMegabus or National Express

Coaches from Plymouth to Birmingham cover the 174 miles (281 km) long route taking on average 5 h 50 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £15, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express Plymouth to Birmingham

For as little as £11 you can travel by coach to Birmingham from Plymouth with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

National Express

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.

  • Average Price: £11

National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach from Plymouth to Birmingham:

  • 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 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.

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FAQs

What is the cost of cheap coaches from Plymouth to Birmingham?

Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between Plymouth and Birmingham for as low as £11  for the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a coach ticket from Plymouth to Birmingham on average?

The Plymouth to Birmingham coach ticket price is on average £15  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.

How many miles is it from Plymouth to Birmingham by coach?

The coach distance from Plymouth to Birmingham is around 174 miles (281 km).

How long does it take from Plymouth to Birmingham by coach?

The Plymouth to Birmingham coach duration is on average 5 h 50 min, which is to be expected when travelling 174 miles (281 km) to Birmingham from Plymouth. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which coach station from Plymouth to Birmingham do I depart from? Which Birmingham coach station from Plymouth do I arrive in?

When taking a coach from Plymouth, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Plymouth, Coach Station, Plymouth, University and Plymouth. When you arrive in Birmingham, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge and Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13).

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

Where is the Plymouth coach station located? Where is the Birmingham coach station located?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Plymouth, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre of Plymouth. The most popular arrival coach station in Birmingham, called Birmingham, Coach Station, is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from its city centre.

What coach companies go from Plymouth to Birmingham?

For the journey from Plymouth to Birmingham you can take a coach with Megabus or National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between Plymouth and Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When does the first coach depart from Plymouth to Birmingham? When does the last coach depart from Plymouth to Birmingham?

You can take the first coach from Plymouth to Birmingham at 04: 40   or take the last coach from Plymouth to Birmingham leaving at 23: 25. Look for the latest Plymouth Birmingham coach times on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this trip.

How early should I book Plymouth to Birmingham coach tickets to get the best deals?

The price of a one way coach ticket from Plymouth to Birmingham is on average £15 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 trip. In general, you can find coach tickets between Plymouth and Birmingham available a few months in advance.