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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Fri
Jul 19
$21West Midlands Railway
$13National Express
$327Swiss
Sat
Jul 20
$28West Midlands Railway
$9National Express
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Sun
Jul 21
$21West Midlands Railway
$9National Express
$387Swiss
Mon
Jul 22
$34West Midlands Railway
$9National Express
$338Aer Lingus
Tue
Jul 23
$28Chiltern Railways
$6National Express
$250Aer Lingus
Wed
Jul 24
$34West Midlands Railway
$8National Express
$278Smartwings
Thu
Jul 25
$28West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
$352Aer Lingus
Fri
Jul 26
$21West Midlands Railway
$6National Express
$289KLM
Sat
Jul 27
$21West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
$237Aer Lingus
Sun
Jul 28
$21West Midlands Railway
$9National Express
$251csa
Mon
Jul 29
$21West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
$229KLM
Tue
Jul 30
$17West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
$210KLM
Wed
Jul 31
$21West Midlands Railway
$6National Express
$228csa
Thu
Aug 1
$17Chiltern Railways
$6National Express
$227csa
Fri
Aug 2
$12West Midlands Railway
$6National Express
$252KLM
Sat
Aug 3
$17West Midlands Railway
$6National Express
$236Aer Lingus
Sun
Aug 4
$21West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
$208csa
Mon
Aug 5
$12West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
$216KLM
Tue
Aug 6
$12West Midlands Railway
$6National Express
$176KLM
Wed
Aug 7
$12Chiltern Railways
$13National Express
$176KLM
Thu
Aug 8
$10Chiltern Railways
$6National Express
$183Iberia Express

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Journey Summary

Birmingham to London Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
3 hours 10 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $6
Buses depart from:Birmingham
Bus arrives in:London
Distance:163 km
BusBus 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 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.

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Best fares for buses from Birmingham to London

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Next Month
Sun, Jul 21
Bus
National Express
04:152h 35m06:50
BirminghamLondon
Mon, Jul 22
Bus
National Express
18:303h 10m21:40
BirminghamLondon
Tue, Jul 23
Bus
National Express
02:553h 5m06:00
BirminghamLondon
Fastest Buses from Birmingham to London by duration
Sun, Jul 21
Bus
National Express
04:152h 35m06:50
BirminghamLondon
Thu, Jul 25
Bus
National Express
19:452h 35m22:20
BirminghamLondon
Sun, Aug 4
Bus
National Express
19:452h 35m22:20
BirminghamLondon
Return Journeys for Buses from London to Birmingham
Sun, Jul 21
Bus
National Express
21:302h 35m00:05
LondonBirmingham
Mon, Jul 22
Bus
National Express
21:302h 35m00:05
LondonBirmingham
Tue, Jul 23
Bus
National Express
19:302h 40m22:10
LondonBirmingham

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Birmingham
London
BusBirmingham (Coach Station)

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