The cheapest buses from Birmingham to London

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Cheapest

$6

Average

$18

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 Birmingham to London will cost around $ 18 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 6.

2nd Cheapest
06:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h05 09:05PMLondon
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$61One-way
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09:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h45 11:45PMLondon
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$61One-way
12:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h55 03:40PMLondon
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$91One-way
05:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h05 08:20PMLondon
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$91One-way
03:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h05 06:50PMLondon
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$91One-way

Timetable Birmingham to London

Showing buses for tomorrow, Mon, Sep 27
01:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station5h15 06:15AMLondon
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03:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h20 06:20AMLondon
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03:05AMBirmingham2h50 05:55AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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03:05AMBirmingham3h30 06:35AMLondon
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03:30AMBirmingham, Airport3h05 06:35AMLondon
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03:30AMBirmingham, Airport2h25 05:55AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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05:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h35 09:20AMLondon
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06:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h20 09:50AMLondon
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06:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h20 10:05AMLondon
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07:20AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h30 10:50AMLondon
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08:20AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h10 11:30AMLondon
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09:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h55 12:10PMLondon
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09:45AMBirmingham3h05 12:50PMLondon
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09:45AMBirmingham2h20 12:05PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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10:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h55 01:10PMLondon
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10:40AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h40 02:20PMLondon
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10:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h05 01:50PMLondon
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11:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h05 02:50PMLondon
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12:00PMBirmingham3h10 03:10PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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12:00PMBirmingham3h55 03:55PMLondon
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12:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h55 03:40PMLondon
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01:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h05 04:20PMLondon
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01:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h55 04:40PMLondon
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02:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h55 05:40PMLondon
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03:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h05 06:50PMLondon
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03:50PMBirmingham3h55 07:45PMLondon
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03:50PMBirmingham3h10 07:00PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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04:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h20 08:05PMLondon
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05:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h05 08:20PMLondon
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06:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h05 09:05PMLondon
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06:20PMBirmingham3h00 09:20PMLondon
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06:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h05 09:50PMLondon
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08:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h50 10:50PMLondon
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09:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h45 11:45PMLondon
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The fastest buses from Birmingham to London

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

3 h 11 m

Buses per day

34

Distance

163 km

Of the 34 buses that leave Birmingham for London every day 33 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 163 km distance in an average of 3 h 11 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 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.

2nd Fastest
09:45AMBirmingham2h20 12:05PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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$371One-way
03:30AMBirmingham, Airport2h25 05:55AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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$301One-way
09:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h45 11:45PMLondon
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$61One-way
08:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h50 10:50PMLondon
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$91One-way
03:05AMBirmingham2h50 05:55AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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$301One-way

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Bus Information between Birmingham and London

distanceDistance100 miles (162 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$5 (€4)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express, Megabus, Flixbus or Infobus

Buses from Birmingham to London cover the 100 miles (162 km) long route taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, Flixbus or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $4 (€3), but the average price of bus tickets is $5 (€4). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.

Bus companies

National Express and FlixBus Birmingham – London

Buy your official National Express and FlixBus bus tickets from Birmingham to London from $4 (€3) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular trip.

National Express
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National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses 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 Birmingham - London bus: 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.

    When purchasing your National Express bus tickets from Birmingham to London, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • 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.

    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 2½ hours.



    Birmingham to London Bus Cost

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

    Booking Period

    Average Price

    Same Day

    €8

    1 Day in Advance

    €6

    1 Week in Advance

    €5

    2 Weeks in Advance

    €5

    1 Month in Advance

    €4

    3 Months in Advance

    €4

    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.

    • All Birmingham to London buses are run by National Express.
    • Most buses are direct, depart from Birmingham's main bus station and arrive at London's Victoria bus station.
    • Journey Time: Traveling from Birmingham to London by bus takes as little as 2 hours and 30 minutes.
    • Most travelers book their Birmingham to London bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.




    Based on Omio'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 a 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.

    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.

    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.

    Travel Tips

    Buses from Birmingham to London
    Take the bus to London 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 London.
    FAQs
    How much are cheap buses to London from Birmingham?
    Bus tickets between Birmingham and London for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $4 (€3)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is a bus ticket from Birmingham to London?
    If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to London bus to cost on average $5 (€4)  one way.
    How many miles is it from Birmingham to London by bus?
    The distance to London from Birmingham by bus is approximately 100 miles (162 km).
    How many hours is the bus time between Birmingham and London?
    On average the Birmingham to London bus time is 2 h 15 min  covering the 100 miles (162 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    What bus station in Birmingham goes to London? What bus station do I come into London from Birmingham?

    Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Birmingham New Street   to London, Victoria Coach Station.

    Where is the bus station in Birmingham? Where is the bus station in London?

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

    Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London, Victoria Coach Station and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this bus station to the city center.

    What bus companies go from Birmingham to London?
    Take the Birmingham to London bus with National Express, Megabus, Flixbus or Infobus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the trip from Birmingham to London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Can I book a direct bus from Birmingham to London?
    If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus. Nonstop bus 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 bus tickets.
    When can I take the first bus from Birmingham to London? When can I take the last bus for the day?
    The earliest bus for this trip departs from Birmingham at 6: 15 AM. The last bus leaves from Birmingham at 7: 20 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Birmingham to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I book bus tickets between Birmingham and London for the best deals?
    If you purchase a bus ticket from Birmingham to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $5 (€4) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Birmingham and London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Birmingham
    London
    Birmingham (Coach Station)
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