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.
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1 h 45 m
2 h 12 m
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Of the 5 buses that leave Sheffield for Birmingham every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||64 miles (104 km)|
|Average coach duration||2 h 5 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£8 (€8)|
|Coach companies||National Express, Megabus or Flixbus|
Coaches from Sheffield to Birmingham cover the 64 miles (104 km) long route taking on average 2 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £6, but the average price of coach tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
For as little as £6 you can travel by coach from Sheffield to Birmingham with National Express and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
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 to Birmingham from Sheffield, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Coach travel makes it easy to get from Sheffield to Birmingham, and whenever travellers need to make the journey, they won't lack possible options. National Express offers seven departures during the week and seven to nine coaches at the weekend with an extra two services on Sundays. The journey time varies from two hours 20 minutes to four hours 15 minutes.
National Express is the only bus company that serves the Sheffield to Birmingham route. The company runs direct services seven days a week, with no changes required at any stage.
Although buses travel directly between Sheffield and Birmingham, journey durations vary quite a lot. The fastest buses only take two hours 20 minutes to make the trip but some services take four hours 15 minutes, so passengers should check before travelling to avoid unnecessary delays.
Passengers will have a wide range of options when catching coaches from Sheffield to Birmingham. Expect seven weekday departures and seven to nine buses on Saturdays and Sundays. There are no seasonal variations, and buses travel direct.
Departure bus station: All buses to Birmingham from Sheffield will depart from Sheffield Coach Station. The Coach Station is located on Pond Street in central Sheffield and is easy to access from most parts of the city. Local buses 43 and 44 are good options for those coming from the heart of the city with luggage, and they also cater to travellers from nearby towns like Chesterfield. Sheffield Station is around 400 metres to the south, so is within easy walking distance of the Coach Station for most people.
Arrival bus station: Coaches from Sheffield will arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, which can be found on Mill Lane - again, not far from the centre of town. To reach the centre, arrivals can transfer to local buses 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 from the Oxford Street bus stop. The journey takes 10-15 minutes at most. National Express also runs direct coaches from the Coach Station to Birmingham International Airport's own bus station. Birmingham New Street Station is also around 500 metres to the north-west and can be reached by taxi in 5-10 minutes.
There are a few coach stations in Sheffield to start your route from including Sheffield, Sheffield, Brown Street and Sheffield, Pond Street / Harmer Lane (Sheffield Interchange). In Birmingham you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge and Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13).
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from Sheffield and travel around 0.5 miles (764 m) from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Birmingham, Coach Station and need to travel approximately 2.2 miles (3.6 km) from the coach station to the city centre in Birmingham.
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