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Birmingham to London Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration2h 36m
Bus arrives inLondon
Buses depart fromBirmingham
Coach Ticket Price 5.85 €
Distance163 km
Bus Companies
  • National Express

Buses from Birmingham to London

The main provider of buses from Birmingham to London is National Express. Direct services from National Express are frequent, with two buses departing Birmingham's bus station per hour. The quickest journey is 2 hours 30 minutes, with the longest journey taking around 3 hours 35 minutes. Buses run from around 5 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. There are no changes required for this journey. The fastest journey time is approximately 2.5 hours.

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Average prices for buses from Birmingham to London when you book in advance

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Birmingham to London Buses: General Information

While taking a bus is slower than taking the train it is significantly cheaper and can take as little as 2½ hours to arrive in London.

  • autobus All Birmingham to London buses are run by National Express.
  • autobus Most buses are direct, depart from either Birmingham's main bus station and arrive at London's Victoria bus station.
  • autobus Journey Time: Traveling from Birmingham to London by bus takes as little as 2½ hours .
  • autobus Most travelers book their Birmingham to London bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Based on GoEuro's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Birmingham to London buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 25% cheaper on average to purchase a Birmingham to London bus ticket a day in advance as opposed to at the station on the day of travel.
  • It is 38% cheaper to book an Birmingham to London bus ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Birmingham to London bus tickets are 50% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.


Local Time 04:30
£ Sterling Pounds
Population 7,500,000
Region Greater London
Languages English

How expensive is London?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in London costs 37.6% more than in Birmingham.


Prices in London are on average 28.5% higher than in Birmingham.

Public Transport

Public transport in London costs around 19% more than in Birmingham.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in London is about 84.5% more expensive than in Birmingham.


Birmingham is one of the largest cities in the UK and often referred to as being the center of England. There is plenty for any visitor to do here. A visit to the world famous Symphony Hall could be made as this is a large concert hall which hosts a variety of music ranging from jazz, classical and rock. The museum of Aston Hall and Blakesley Hall make for interesting visits. The Bullring provides visitors with ample shopping opportunities, with plenty of shops and some of the best shopping to be found in the UK outside of London.


The largest city in the UK and one of the most influential in the world, there is much to see and do, from museums and art galleries to music venues to sports grounds. There are the major London sights and icons to see such as Big Ben, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square and the Tower of London. The capital is home to some world-class museums such as The British Museum, The Victoria and Albert Museum and the Natural History Museum. For some evening entertainment, you could head to London's West End to watch a show or if you prefer there are many bars and clubs to explore.

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