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London to Birmingham Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration2h 49m
Bus arrives inBirmingham
Buses depart fromLondon
Coach Ticket Price 5.25 €
Distance163 km
Bus Companies
  • National Express

Buses from London to Birmingham

National Express offer travelers a choice of buses from London to Birmingham every day of the week. National Express buses leave at approximately half hour intervals. Most journeys take just under 3 hours and are direct. The first bus departs in the early hours of the morning and services continue to run well into the night.

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London to Birmingham Bus Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€15

1 Day in Advance

€12

1 Week in Advance

€7

2 Weeks in Advance

€6

1 Month in Advance

€6

3 Months in Advance

€6

London to Birmingham Buses: General Information

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

  • autobus All London to Birmingham buses are run by the National Express.
  • autobus Most buses are direct, depart from London's Victoria bus station and arrive at either Birmingham's main bus station.
  • autobus Traveling from London to Birmingham by bus takes as little as 2 hours and 35 minutes.
  • autobus Most travelers book their London to Birmingham 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 London to Birmingham buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 20% cheaper on average to purchase an London to Birmingham bus ticket a day in advance as opposed to at the station on the day of travel.
  • It is 53% cheaper to book an London to Birmingham bus ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • London to Birmingham bus tickets are 60% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.
Birmingham

Demographics

Local Time 04:12
£ Sterling Pounds
Population 984,300
Region West Midlands
Languages English

How expensive is Birmingham?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Birmingham costs 27.3% less than in London.

Shopping

Prices in Birmingham are on average 22.2% lower than in London.

Public Transport

Public transport in Birmingham costs around 16% less than in London.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Birmingham is about 45.8% less expensive than in London.

Taking the Bus from London

Travelers choosing buses from London to Birmingham will begin their journey at Victoria Coach Station in the capital's SW1 area. The centrally located station is just a short walk from Victoria mainline station and is easy to reach. Travelers can take the Underground Circle, District or Victoria line trains or catch buses which stop at Victoria Station such as the C1, 38, 52, 73 and 82. Taxis are available in all areas of London and will take passengers to the station.

Getting to Birmingham by Bus

Birmingham has shrugged off its industrial past to become an attractive city filled with scenic canals, great architecture and excellent shopping and nightlife. Shop in the stunning Selfridges building, explore the wonders of chocolate at Cadbury World or enjoy the city's many outdoor spaces like Birmingham Nature Centre. All buses from London to Birmingham end their journey at Birmingham bus station in Digbeth. The station is just a 5 minute walk via Digbeth High Street from the city center. However, those arriving after dark or with heavy luggage may prefer to take a local bus. Services which stop nearby include the 6, 37, 51 and 57. There is also a taxi rank near the station.

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