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Overview: Coach from Stansted to Birmingham

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
durationAverage coach duration4 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£23 (€26)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Stansted to Birmingham cover the 97 miles (157 km) long route taking on average 4 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £22, but the average price of coach tickets is £23. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express Stansted to Birmingham

For as little as £22 you can travel by coach between Stansted and Birmingham with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

National Express

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 between Stansted and Birmingham, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: £22

National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach from Stansted to Birmingham are the following:

  • 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 Stansted to Birmingham

National Express provides the coaches from Stansted to Birmingham Coach Station. Over twenty coaches leave daily, at approximately one to two-hour intervals. The direct distance is just over 120 miles. The journey takes between four and five hours.

Which coach companies travel from Stansted to Birmingham?

National Express is the sole provider of coach services between Stansted Airport and Birmingham Coach Station. Passengers can book tickets for the coaches on the Stansted-Birmingham route online from Omio.

How long is the coach from Stansted to Birmingham?

Depending on whether passengers are required to change, the journey between Stansted and Birmingham takes between four and five hours. The shortest journey runs directly between the airport and Birmingham City. However, a number of the services require changes at Golders Green, Victoria Coach Station or Heathrow Airport. Passengers can connect to the service at Golders Green and Victoria Coach Station via scheduled London bus and Underground services.

How many coaches are there from Stansted to Birmingham?

Twenty-two coaches leave Stansted daily for Birmingham. The earliest bus leaves at 6:00 a.m. and the latest leaves at 1:00 a.m. The buses arrive at Birmingham coach station, for which there is no specified closing time. The most expensive tickets are required for coaches leaving Stansted in the mid-morning to noon, while the least expensive tickets are available for very early in the morning, between 4:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. However, these seats require passengers to change at the destinations outlined above.

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

Departure coach station: The coach and bus station at Stansted Airport is just a brief, two-minute walk away from the air terminal building. Facilities there include a newsagent, a coffee shop, toilets and pay phones.

Arrival coach station: Birmingham Coach Station is open 24 hours daily. It is situated in Digbeth, an area in the centre of the city. On arrival, passengers will find bathrooms and pay phones, a restaurant and newsagents, cash dispensing facilities, WiFi and charging points. It is easy to travel to the city centre by taxi and the number 3 bus, which connects Digbeth with the city centre.

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FAQs

How much do cheap coach tickets to Birmingham from Stansted cost?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between Stansted and Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from £22  one way.

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

The Stansted to Birmingham coach ticket price is on average £23  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.

What is the distance by coach from Stansted to Birmingham?

You should expect to travel around 97 miles (157 km)  to Birmingham from Stansted by coach.

What is the average Stansted to Birmingham coach duration?

While the time it takes to travel 97 miles (157 km) to Birmingham from Stansted can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Stansted to Birmingham is on average 4 h 30 min.

Which coach station in Stansted goes to Birmingham? Which coach station do I come into Birmingham from Stansted?

Some of the Stansted coach stations to Birmingham you can start your journey from include Stansted, London Stansted Airport and London, Stansted Airport Coach Station. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Birmingham include Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Stansted Airport   and arriving in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Where do I find the Stansted coach station to Birmingham? Where is the Birmingham coach station?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Stansted Airport, is located 2.7 miles (4.3 km) from the city centre of Stansted.

The most popular arrival coach station, Birmingham, Coach Station, is located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city centre of Birmingham.

What coach companies offer a service to Birmingham from Stansted?

When taking a coach from Stansted to Birmingham, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between Stansted and Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

When can I take the first coach from Stansted to Birmingham? When can I take the last coach for the day?

The earliest coach departing from Stansted to Birmingham leaves at 06: 05. The last coach departing from Stansted to Birmingham leaves at 18: 50. You can find the latest Stansted to Birmingham coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy coach tickets between Stansted and Birmingham to score the best deals?

If you buy a coach ticket to Birmingham from Stansted within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £23 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets to Birmingham from Stansted are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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