Birmingham to Glasgow bus

Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for May 21

Cheapest

24

Average

38

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.

2nd Cheapest
10:45AMBirmingham7h20 06:05PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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241One-way
07:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station10h40 06:25PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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351One-way
07:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station8h05 03:50PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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391One-way
01:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station6h40 07:55PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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391One-way
10:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station10h50 09:20AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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451One-way

Bus schedule from Birmingham to Glasgow

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07:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station8h05 03:50PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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07:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station10h40 06:25PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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10:45AMBirmingham7h20 06:05PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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01:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station6h40 07:55PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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10:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station10h50 09:20AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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11:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station7h45 06:45AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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Bus times from Birmingham to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for May 21

Fastest Journey

6 h 40 m

Average

8 h 33 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

406 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Birmingham for Glasgow every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
01:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station6h40 07:55PMGlasgow, Buchanan
0 transfers
391One-way
2nd Fastest
10:45AMBirmingham7h20 06:05PMGlasgow, Buchanan
0 transfers
241One-way
11:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station7h45 06:45AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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491One-way
07:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station8h05 03:50PMGlasgow, Buchanan
0 transfers
391One-way
07:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station10h40 06:25PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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351One-way

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Overview: Bus from Birmingham to Glasgow

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$21 (€19)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, National Express or Megabus

Buses from Birmingham to Glasgow cover the 252 miles (406 km) long route taking on average 7 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $14 (€12), but the average price of bus tickets is $21 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

Bus companies: FlixBus and National Express from Birmingham to Glasgow

Travel to Glasgow from Birmingham from $14 (€12) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus and National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

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National Express

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $14

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

    Travel Tips: Bus to Glasgow from Birmingham

    Take the bus to Glasgow easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Glasgow.
    FAQs
    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Glasgow from Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from $14 (€12)  one way.
    If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Glasgow bus to cost on average $21 (€19)  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 252 miles (406 km)  from Birmingham to Glasgow by bus.
    The bus time to Glasgow from Birmingham is on average 7 h 20 min  for the 252 miles (406 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Birmingham to Glasgow by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When taking the bus between Birmingham and Glasgow, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge and Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13). Your trip can end in bus stations such as Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Hampden Park and Glasgow.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, located 0.3 miles (457 m) away from the city center.

    Take the Birmingham to Glasgow bus with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the journey to Glasgow from Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, you can look for direct buses from Birmingham to Glasgow with National Express or Megabus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
    The earliest bus for this route departs from Birmingham at 6: 30 AM. The last bus leaves from Birmingham at 11: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Birmingham to Glasgow and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase bus tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $21 (€19) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Birmingham to Glasgow a few months in advance.

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