The cheapest buses from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Cheapest

£12

Average

£12

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 Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham will cost around £ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 12.

Cheapest
01:25Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station1h05 02:30Birmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
£121One-way
Cheapest
09:15Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station1h15 10:30Birmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
£121One-way

Timetable Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham

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01:25Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station1h05 02:30Birmingham, Coach Station
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09:15Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station1h15 10:30Birmingham, Coach Station
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Fri
22 Oct
£11West Midlands Railway
£12National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£6West Midlands Railway
£9National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£6West Midlands Railway
£9National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£9West Midlands Railway
£8National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£9West Midlands Railway
£9National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£21Cross Country
£7National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£11Cross Country
£9National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£6West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£6West Midlands Railway
£7National Express

The fastest buses from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 5 m

Average

1 h 10 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

61 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Stoke-on-Trent for Birmingham every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 61 km distance in an average of 1 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 5 m .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 15 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
01:25Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station1h05 02:30Birmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
£121One-way
2nd Fastest
09:15Stoke-On-Trent, Bus Station1h15 10:30Birmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
£121One-way

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Coach Information to Birmingham from Stoke-on-Trent

distanceDistance38 miles (61 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£10 (€11)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham cover the 38 miles (61 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £8, but the average price of coach tickets is £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Stoke-on-Trent and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

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Coach between Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham with National Express

Buy your official National Express coach tickets between Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham from £8 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

National Express

Travel hassle-free between Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham on a coach with National Express! Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest trip from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham. National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 38 miles (61 km) from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham on the coach and pay as low as £8 for a coach ticket.

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 Stoke-on-Trent - 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. So, book your cheap National Express coach ticket from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham on Omio today and enjoy your journey!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham due to the coronavirus:

  • 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 Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham

Taking the coach offers a convenient and quick way to make the trip from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham. The journey time ranges between one hour exactly and one hour 35 minutes for direct connections, and there's plenty of choice, with seven coaches departing from Stoke every day of the week.

Which coach companies travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham?

National Express is currently the only company that offers coach connections between Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham, providing direct buses every day.

How long is the coach from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham?

Passengers can expect a fairly quick journey between Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham. When buses run direct, journey times will vary between one hour exactly and one hour 35 minutes. 

How many coaches are there from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham?

Travellers will always have a wide range of services to choose from when making the journey to Birmingham from Stoke-on-Trent. Direct buses depart from central Stoke every day, and there are seven options to select from. Buses start leaving as early as 5:30 a.m. and run until past midnight, so finding convenient times to travel should be easy.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham?

Departure bus station: Coaches from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham depart from Stoke-on-Trent Bus Station. A recently refurbished, modern facility, the city's main bus station is located in the suburb of Hanley, just north of the city centre. The bus station is around one and a half miles away from the railway station, but local buses offer reliable connections and travellers can get to their coaches in around 25 minutes (traffic permitting). Taxis from the centre of town should take 15 minutes maximum.

Arrival bus station: All coaches to Birmingham from Stoke-on-Trent will arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, the main National Express hub in the West Midlands. The Coach Station can be found on Mill Lane in the Digbeth neighbourhood and it is well served by local buses. The 60 and X2 provide handy links to Solihull and the city centre, while travellers can also walk to Birmingham New Street railway station in around 10-15 minutes. If travellers intend to continue to Birmingham International Airport, that's not a problem. National Express offers direct airport express buses to the airport terminals and fast trains run from New Street, so it's a convenient place to arrive, whatever comes next. 

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FAQs
How much do cheap coach tickets to Birmingham from Stoke-on-Trent cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from £8  one way.
How much is a coach ticket from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham is £10  one way.
What is the distance from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham via coach?
The Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham coach distance is approximately 38 miles (61 km).
How many hours does it take from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham by coach?
While the time it takes to travel 38 miles (61 km) to Birmingham from Stoke-on-Trent can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham is on average 1 h 5 min.
Which coach station in Stoke-on-Trent goes to Birmingham? Which coach station do I come into Birmingham from Stoke-on-Trent?

When departing from Stoke-on-Trent, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley Bus Station, Stoke-on-Trent, Keele services and Stoke-on-Trent, Mayne Street. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your route in coach stations like Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.

Omio customers book a coach from Stoke-on-Trent   to Birmingham, Coach Station   most frequently for this route.

Where is the coach station in Stoke-on-Trent? Where is the coach station in Birmingham?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Stoke-on-Trent, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Stoke-on-Trent. The most popular arrival coach station in Birmingham, called Birmingham, Coach Station, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.

What coach companies offer a service from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham?
For the journey from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any direct coaches between Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham?
If you’re looking for a direct coach from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham, consider travelling with National Express. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
What time is the earliest coach from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham? What time is the last coach from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham?
The earliest coach departing from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham leaves at 08: 15. The last coach departing from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham leaves at 08: 15. You can find the latest Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase a coach ticket between Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham to get the best deals?
You can find a coach to Birmingham from Stoke-on-Trent to cost on average £10 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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