Cheap bus tickets from Plymouth to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 5 Dec

Cheapest

£35

Average

£38

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.

Cheapest
23:10Plymouth11h25 10:35Birmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
£351One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:15Plymouth5h15 17:30Birmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
£371One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:40Plymouth5h20 11:00Birmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
£371One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:10Plymouth5h50 15:00Birmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
£371One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:10Plymouth6h20 13:30Birmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
£371One-way

Bus Timetable Plymouth to Birmingham

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00:25Plymouth10h10 10:35Birmingham, Coach Station
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05:40Plymouth5h20 11:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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07:10Plymouth6h20 13:30Birmingham, Coach Station
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09:10Plymouth5h50 15:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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10:00Plymouth7h00 17:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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12:15Plymouth5h15 17:30Birmingham, Coach Station
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15:45Plymouth5h35 21:20Birmingham, Coach Station
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23:10Plymouth11h25 10:35Birmingham, Coach Station
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Sat
4 Dec
£151Cross Country
£37National Express
Sun
5 Dec
£151Cross Country
£35National Express
Mon
6 Dec
£151Cross Country
£25National Express
Tue
7 Dec
£58Cross Country
£13National Express
Wed
8 Dec
£58Cross Country
£14National Express
Thu
9 Dec
£58Cross Country
£18National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£73Cross Country
£14National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£73Cross Country
£28National Express
Sun
12 Dec
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£4National Express
Tue
14 Dec
£74Cross Country
£13National Express
Wed
15 Dec
£73Cross Country
£13National Express
Thu
16 Dec
£73Cross Country
£34National Express
Fri
17 Dec
£73Cross Country
£37National Express
Sat
18 Dec
£73Cross Country
£37National Express
Sun
19 Dec
£74Cross Country
£28National Express
Mon
20 Dec
£73Cross Country
£37National Express
Tue
21 Dec
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£18National Express
Wed
22 Dec
£74Cross Country
£21National Express
Thu
23 Dec
£74Cross Country
£21National Express
Fri
24 Dec
£74Cross Country
£21National Express

Bus times from Plymouth to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 5 Dec

Fastest Journey

5 h 15 m

Average

7 h 6 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

281 km

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.

Fastest
12:15Plymouth5h15 17:30Birmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
£371One-way
2nd Fastest
05:40Plymouth5h20 11:00Birmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
£371One-way
15:45Plymouth5h35 21:20Birmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
£371One-way
09:10Plymouth5h50 15:00Birmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
£371One-way
07:10Plymouth6h20 13:30Birmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
£371One-way

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Coach Information to Birmingham from Plymouth

distanceDistance174 miles (281 km)
durationAverage coach duration5 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£22 (€25)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational 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.

Coach companies

National Express coaches between Plymouth and Birmingham

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

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:

    • 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 price of the cheapest coach between Plymouth and Birmingham?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches to Birmingham from Plymouth to cost as little as £13  in the next 7 days.
    What is the average cost of a coach from Plymouth to Birmingham?
    If you’re looking to buy your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Plymouth to Birmingham coach price to come in at an average of £22  one way.
    What is the distance to Birmingham from Plymouth by coach?
    The Plymouth to Birmingham coach distance is approximately 174 miles (281 km).
    How many hours does it take from Plymouth to Birmingham by coach?
    While the time it takes to travel 174 miles (281 km) between Plymouth and Birmingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Plymouth to Birmingham is on average 5 h 20 min.
    Which coach station from Plymouth to Birmingham do I depart from? Which Birmingham coach station from Plymouth do I arrive in?

    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.

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

    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.

    Which coach companies can take me between Plymouth and Birmingham?
    For the trip from Plymouth to Birmingham you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Plymouth to Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How early should I buy 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 £22 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.