The cheapest buses from Birmingham to Luton

Showing times and prices for Oct 25

Cheapest

$26

Average

$36

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 Luton will cost around $ 36 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 26.

Cheapest
09:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h00 12:30PMLuton, Bus Station
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$261One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h00 08:15PMLuton, Bus Station
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$301One-way
06:35AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h25 10:00AMLuton, Bus Station
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$311One-way
03:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h45 05:45AMLuton, Bus Station
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$311One-way
03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h00 06:00PMLuton, Bus Station
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$311One-way

Timetable Birmingham to Luton

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01:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h45 03:45AMLuton, Bus Station
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01:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h55 03:55AMLuton, London Luton Airport
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03:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h45 05:45AMLuton, Bus Station
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03:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h55 05:55AMLuton, London Luton Airport
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06:35AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h25 10:00AMLuton, Bus Station
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06:35AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h35 10:10AMLuton, London Luton Airport
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09:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h00 12:30PMLuton, Bus Station
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09:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h10 12:40PMLuton, London Luton Airport
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12:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h00 03:00PMLuton, Bus Station
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12:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h10 03:10PMLuton, London Luton Airport
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12:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h25 04:55PMLuton, London Luton Airport
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03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h10 06:10PMLuton, London Luton Airport
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03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h00 06:00PMLuton, Bus Station
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05:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h00 08:15PMLuton, Bus Station
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05:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h10 08:25PMLuton, London Luton Airport
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06:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h19 12:04AMLuton, London Luton Airport
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09:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station7h04 04:04AMLuton, London Luton Airport
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Oct 24
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$32National Express
Mon
Oct 25
$92Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$92Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$86Avanti West Coast
$25National Express
Thu
Oct 28
$86Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$69Avanti West Coast
$25National Express
Sat
Oct 30
$53Cross Country
$25National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$32Chiltern Railways
$22National Express
Mon
Nov 1
$74Avanti West Coast
$22National Express
Tue
Nov 2
$74Avanti West Coast
$24National Express
Thu
Nov 4
$45Avanti West Coast
$25National Express
Fri
Nov 5
$63Avanti West Coast
$25National Express
Sat
Nov 6
$53Cross Country
$25National Express
Sun
Nov 7
$47Avanti West Coast
$25National Express
Mon
Nov 8
$75Avanti West Coast
$22National Express
Tue
Nov 9
$75Avanti West Coast
$24National Express
Thu
Nov 11
$69Avanti West Coast
$24National Express
Fri
Nov 12
$54Avanti West Coast
$24National Express
Sat
Nov 13
$53Cross Country
$24National Express

The fastest buses from Birmingham to Luton

Showing times and prices for Oct 25

Fastest Journey

2 h 45 m

Average

3 h 31 m

Buses per day

17

Distance

121 km

Of the 17 buses that leave Birmingham for Luton every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 121 km distance in an average of 3 h 31 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 45 m .

The slowest buses will take 7 h 4 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.

Fastest
01:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h45 03:45AMLuton, Bus Station
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$371One-way
Fastest
03:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h45 05:45AMLuton, Bus Station
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$311One-way
2nd Fastest
01:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h55 03:55AMLuton, London Luton Airport
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$441One-way
2nd Fastest
03:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h55 05:55AMLuton, London Luton Airport
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$321One-way
09:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h00 12:30PMLuton, Bus Station
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$261One-way

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Bus Information from Birmingham to Luton

distanceDistance75 miles (121 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$27 (€22)
frequencyBus frequency3 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 3 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Birmingham to Luton cover the 75 miles (121 km) long route taking on average 2 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $25 (€20), but the average price of bus tickets is $27 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Luton, Bus Station.

Bus companies

Bus from Birmingham to Luton with National Express

National Express buses will get you from Birmingham to Luton from $25 (€20). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

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 - Luton 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.

    National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from Birmingham to Luton and when traveling by bus:

    • 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 Luton

    National Express provide the service for buses from Birmingham to Luton. Buses depart from Digbeth Coach Station in Birmingham and travelers can board a bus as early as the small hours of the morning to travel to Luton. During the daytime, the service is regular, with buses departing every 90 minutes to 2 hours. The fastest journey time is 2 hours 15 minutes, but travel from Birmingham to Luton can take up to 3 hours for direct services. Occasionally, passengers traveling at night may need to change buses in London. The last direct service leaves Birmingham around 6:45 p.m. bound for Luton.

    Taking the Bus from Birmingham

    All National Express buses from Birmingham to Luton depart from the city's major coach station which is located in Mill Lane, close to the Bullring Shopping Centre. Plenty of local buses serve the coach station - including bus routes 2, 3, 5, 31, 34 and 50. The coach station is also close to Birmingham Moor Street rail station, where travelers can link up with London Midland services from regional cities like Worcester. Birmingham doesn't operate a large number of night buses, so for very late or early departures a cab is recommended.

    Getting into Luton by Bus

    Luton has a charming historical town centre and regional attractions like Whipsnade Zoo and Woburn Safari Park are right on its doorstep. Buses from Birmingham to Luton arrive just outside the town's railroad station. From the Luton Station Interchange, visitors can catch a range of local buses to any point in the city centre. Services run from before 6 a.m. until just after midnight and are therefore available to meet any National Express arrivals.

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    FAQs
    How much does a cheap bus from Birmingham to Luton cost?
    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Luton from Birmingham for as low as $25 (€20)  for the next 7 days.
    How much is the bus from Birmingham to Luton on average?
    If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Luton bus to cost on average $27 (€22)  one way.
    How far is it from Birmingham to Luton by bus?
    The distance to Luton from Birmingham by bus is approximately 75 miles (121 km).
    How long is a bus from Birmingham to Luton on average?
    The bus time between Birmingham and Luton is on average 2 h 55 min  for the 75 miles (121 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Birmingham to Luton by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    Which bus station from Birmingham to Luton do I depart from? Which Luton bus station from Birmingham do I arrive in?

    There are a few bus stations in Birmingham to start your journey from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge. In Luton you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Luton, Bus Station, Luton, Galaxy Centre (Stop G3) and Luton, London Luton Airport.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Luton, Bus Station.

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

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Luton, Bus Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

    What bus providers offer a service to Luton from Birmingham?
    For the journey from Birmingham to Luton you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services between Birmingham and Luton on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Are there any nonstop bus services from Birmingham to Luton?
    Yes, there are 3 direct buses between Birmingham and Luton per day with National Express  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    How many bus services per day are there from Birmingham to Luton?
    The average number of buses departing Birmingham for Luton is 3 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When is the earliest bus from Birmingham to Luton? When is the last bus from Birmingham to Luton?
    The earliest bus for this route departs from Birmingham at 5: 35 AM. The last bus leaves from Birmingham at 9: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Birmingham to Luton and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    When should I book the Birmingham to Luton bus for the best deals on tickets?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets to Luton from Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $27 (€22) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your bus ticket from Birmingham to Luton a few months in advance.

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