Birmingham to Canterbury bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Birmingham to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for May 24


Fastest Journey

6 h 35 m


6 h 46 m

Buses per day



244 km

Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Canterbury start from $28 with an average ticket price of $29.

The fastest bus from Birmingham to Canterbury takes 6h 35m in comparison to an average duration of 6h 46m and covers a distance of 244 km.

3 buses leave Birmingham for Canterbury every day with 3 travelling directly.

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Overview: Bus from Birmingham to Canterbury

distanceDistance151 miles (244 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 48 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$30 (€26)
frequencyBus frequency12 a day
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Birmingham to Canterbury cover the 151 miles (244 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 48 min with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there are 12 buses operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $30 (€26), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $19 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Canterbury, University Of Kent.

Bus companies: National Express from Birmingham to Canterbury

You can travel by bus between Birmingham and Canterbury with National Express for as low as $29 (€25). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to Canterbury from Birmingham, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Birmingham to Canterbury bus information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: $29
  • National Express frequency: 12 a day

FAQs: Bus from Birmingham to Canterbury

FAQs: Take the bus from Birmingham to Canterbury with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Canterbury.
Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Canterbury can start from as little as $19 (€17) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Birmingham to Canterbury is $30 (€26); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Birmingham to Canterbury bus time is 5 h 48 min   covering the 151 mile (244 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Birmingham to Canterbury leaves at 5: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Birmingham to Canterbury leaves at 8: 00 PM.
There are 12 buses a day from Birmingham to Canterbury which require at least one change with National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer buses.
Take the Birmingham to Canterbury bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip from Birmingham to Canterbury as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Birmingham, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Herald Rd (Birmingham Airport Coach Park) and Birmingham, Brunel Street. When arriving in Canterbury, you can end your journey in bus stations like Canterbury, University Of Kent, Canterbury, St. Georges Lane and Canterbury, Bus Station.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Birmingham, Coach Station, which is located around 2.2 miles (3.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Canterbury, University Of Kent, located 2.6 miles (4.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a bus from Birmingham to Canterbury is May.
You have options as you can travel from Birmingham to Canterbury 2 different ways: train or bus.
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