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Timetable Birmingham to London

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03:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h20 06:20AMLondon
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03:05AMBirmingham3h30 06:35AMLondon
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03:05AMBirmingham2h50 05:55AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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03:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h50 08:05AMLondon
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03:30AMBirmingham, Airport2h25 05:55AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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03:30AMBirmingham, Airport3h05 06:35AMLondon
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06:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h50 09:20AMLondon
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07:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h50 10:05AMLondon
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07:50AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h00 10:50AMLondon
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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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10:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h05 01:50PMLondon
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11:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h05 02:50PMLondon
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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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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

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Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

3 h 1 m

Buses per day

23

Distance

163 km

Of the 23 buses that leave Birmingham for London every day 22 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 1 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 50 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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$311One-way
03:30AMBirmingham, Airport2h25 05:55AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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$421One-way
09:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h45 11:45PMLondon
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$91One-way
08:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h50 10:50PMLondon
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$141One-way
07:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h50 10:05AMLondon
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$111One-way

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The cheapest buses from Birmingham to London

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Cheapest

$9

Average

$24

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 $ 24 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 9.

11:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h05 02:50PMLondon
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$91One-way
09:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h45 11:45PMLondon
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$91One-way
09:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h55 12:10PMLondon
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$91One-way
12:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h55 03:40PMLondon
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$91One-way
07:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h50 10:05AMLondon
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$111One-way

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Journey Summary

Birmingham to London Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
3 hours 36 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $7
Buses depart from:Birmingham
Bus arrives in:London
Distance:163 km
Bus Companies:Flixbus, National Express, Megabus
Bus companies

National Express buses between Birmingham and London

Travel from Birmingham to London from $2 (€2) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

National Express

National Express is a great way to travel comfortably and affordably from Birmingham to London. As the UK’s leading long-distance bus company, National Express offers hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country with maximum savings and comfort in mind for each passenger. Omio shows you National Express bus schedules and ticket options for the Birmingham to London route, so you can find the cheapest deals to travel by bus. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 100 miles (162 km) between Birmingham and London.

All buses from National Express provide air conditioning, free WiFi and onboard entertainment to keep you feeling comfortable and entertained during a long trip. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. There are three different tickets that you can pick for the Birmingham to London bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

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 does a cheap bus between Birmingham and London cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between Birmingham and London for as low as $2 (€2)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus to London from Birmingham?
If you are looking to purchase your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to London bus to cost on average $3 (€2)  one way.
What is the distance between Birmingham and London by bus?
The Birmingham to London bus distance is approximately 100 miles (162 km).
How long is the bus 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 is the departure bus station in Birmingham and arrival bus station in London?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.

Where is the departure bus station in Birmingham located? Where is the arrival bus station in London located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Birmingham New Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival bus station, London, Victoria Coach Station, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of London.

Which bus companies can take me to London from Birmingham?
Take the Birmingham to London bus with National Express or Infobus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route between Birmingham and London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any nonstop bus services from Birmingham to London?
Yes, there are direct buses from Birmingham to London, and you can find a direct bus for this route with Flixbus or National Express  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
What time is the earliest bus from Birmingham to London? What time is the last bus from Birmingham to London?
The earliest bus for this journey 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 early should I book Birmingham to London bus tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this trip and save money. If you book bus tickets from Birmingham to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $3 (€2) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Birmingham to London a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
London
Birmingham (Coach Station)
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