The cheapest buses from Birmingham to Stansted

Showing times and prices for Oct 22

Cheapest

$34

Average

$49

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 Stansted will cost around $ 49 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 34.

Cheapest
06:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h32 11:32PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 changes
$341One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h20 10:35PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 changes
$391One-way
09:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station5h37 02:52PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 changes
$411One-way
01:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h37 07:22PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 changes
$421One-way
09:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h32 02:32AMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 changes
$421One-way

Timetable Birmingham to Stansted

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02:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h05 06:05AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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03:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h45 07:45AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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06:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station5h05 11:05AMLondon, Stansted Airport
0 changes
07:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h15 11:45AMLondon, Stansted Airport
0 changes
08:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station5h20 01:50PMLondon, Stansted Airport
0 changes
09:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station5h37 02:52PMLondon, Stansted Airport
0 changes
10:40AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h42 03:22PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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11:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h07 03:52PMLondon, Stansted Airport
0 changes
12:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h20 04:20PMLondon, Stansted Airport
0 changes
01:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h07 05:22PMLondon, Stansted Airport
0 changes
01:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h37 07:22PMLondon, Stansted Airport
0 changes
03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h55 07:55PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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03:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h07 07:52PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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04:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h30 09:15PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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05:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h20 10:35PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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06:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h32 11:32PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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08:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h02 12:02AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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09:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h32 02:32AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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Thu
Oct 21
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$36National Express
Fri
Oct 22
$94Cross Country
$34National Express
Sat
Oct 23
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$34National Express
Sun
Oct 24
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$33National Express
Mon
Oct 25
$94Cross Country
$31National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$94Cross Country
$31National Express
Wed
Oct 27
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$32National Express
Thu
Oct 28
$93Cross Country
$30National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$94Cross Country
$33National Express
Sat
Oct 30
$52Cross Country
$31National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$47Avanti West Coast
$32National Express
Mon
Nov 1
$61Avanti West Coast
$25National Express
Tue
Nov 2
$75Avanti West Coast
$25National Express
Wed
Nov 3
$75Avanti West Coast
$25National Express
Thu
Nov 4
$62Avanti West Coast
$25National Express
Fri
Nov 5
$58Avanti West Coast
$27National Express
Sat
Nov 6
$51Cross Country
$23National Express
Sun
Nov 7
$43Avanti West Coast
$27National Express
Mon
Nov 8
$69Avanti West Coast
$25National Express
Tue
Nov 9
$69Avanti West Coast
$25National Express
Wed
Nov 10
$63Avanti West Coast
$27National Express

The fastest buses from Birmingham to Stansted

Showing times and prices for Oct 22

Fastest Journey

4 h 2 m

Average

4 h 46 m

Buses per day

18

Distance

157 km

Of the 18 buses that leave Birmingham for Stansted every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 157 km distance in an average of 4 h 46 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 2 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 37 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
08:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h02 12:02AMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 changes
$441One-way
2nd Fastest
02:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h05 06:05AMLondon, Stansted Airport
0 changes
$471One-way
11:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h07 03:52PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 changes
$471One-way
01:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h07 05:22PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 changes
$511One-way
03:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h07 07:52PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 changes
$471One-way

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Bus Information between Birmingham and Stansted

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$33 (€27)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Birmingham to Stansted cover the 97 miles (157 km) long route taking on average 5 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $31 (€25), but the average price of bus tickets is $33 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Stansted, London Stansted Airport.

Bus companies

Bus from Birmingham to Stansted with National Express

Travel from Birmingham to Stansted from $31 (€25) 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

Travel hassle-free between Birmingham and Stansted on a bus with National Express! Omio shows you National Express bus schedules and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest trip between Birmingham and Stansted. National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 97 miles (157 km) from Birmingham to Stansted on the bus and pay as low as $31 (€25) for a bus ticket.

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 - Stansted 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. So, book your cheap National Express bus ticket from Birmingham to Stansted on Omio today and enjoy your route!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your bus tickets between Birmingham and Stansted due to the coronavirus:

  • 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 Stansted

Taking buses from Birmingham to Stansted is very convenient with 24 National Express coach services traveling the route every day. The first departure is at 1:00 a.m. and the last service leaves at 9:30 p.m. The fastest bus makes the journey in 3 hours, while the slowest takes 5 hours and 20 minutes. About half of the buses are direct with most of the others requiring a change at Golders Green in London. A few involve a change at London Victoria train station.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Birmingham to Stansted?

Departure Station: Buses to Stansted depart from Birmingham Coach Station located on Mill Lane, some 5 minutes walk from city landmarks such as Birmingham Bullring at St Martin's Square and New Street train station. Frequent local bus services from all around the city terminate at the coach station.

Arrival Station: Buses from Birmingham arrive at the Coach Station on Bishop's Stortford at Stansted Airport just outside the terminal building. From there it's a five-minute walk to the International Departure Lounge.

Taking the Bus from Birmingham

All buses from Birmingham to Stansted depart from Birmingham Coach Station, and they have a second stop at Birmingham International Airport. The Coach Station is in the Digbeth area of the city, just to the south of the centre, not far from Birmingham New Street Station. It is served by local buses from Solihull, the NEC and Fordbridge, as well as Coventry. For those living in northern Birmingham, the airport stop may be more convenient.

Getting into Stansted by Bus

Since the late 1960s, Stansted has been London's third largest airport and is the home of many of the budget airlines that fly to Mediterranean destinations. Buses from Birmingham to London drop passengers off directly outside the main departure terminal, right next to Stansted overground station, which may be useful for onward travel. If you have time to spare, local attractions include the fascinating ancient village of Stansted Mountfitchet, with its castle, Toy Museum and a range of pubs to choose from.

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FAQs
How much does a cheap bus from Birmingham to Stansted cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Stansted for as low as $31 (€25)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket between Birmingham and Stansted?
If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to Stansted bus price to come in at an average of $33 (€27)  one way.
How far is it from Birmingham to Stansted by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Birmingham and Stansted by bus to be approximately 97 miles (157 km).
How long is a bus to Stansted from Birmingham on average?
On average the Birmingham to Stansted bus time is 5 h 20 min  covering the 97 miles (157 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 Stansted? What bus station do I come into Stansted from Birmingham?

When departing from Birmingham, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge. When arriving in Stansted, you can end your trip in bus stations like Stansted, London Stansted Airport and London, Stansted Airport Coach Station.

Omio customers book a bus from Birmingham New Street   to Stansted, London Stansted Airport   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Birmingham bus station to Stansted? Where is the Stansted bus station?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Birmingham. The most popular arrival bus station in Stansted, called Stansted, London Stansted Airport, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Birmingham to Stansted?
For the route from Birmingham to Stansted you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services between Birmingham and Stansted on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any direct buses from Birmingham to Stansted?
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Birmingham to Stansted on Omio with National Express, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your bus ticket.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Birmingham to Stansted?
You can take the first bus from Birmingham to Stansted at 7: 00 AM. The last bus from Birmingham to Stansted that you can take departs at 8: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Birmingham to Stansted schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I purchase bus tickets between Birmingham and Stansted for the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Birmingham to Stansted is on average $33 (€27) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets between Birmingham and Stansted available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey