Birmingham to Stansted bus

Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Stansted

Showing times and prices for Aug 16

Cheapest

32

Average

45

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.

Cheapest
03:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h55 09:10PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
321One-way
Cheapest
03:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h55 09:10PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
321One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h55 01:55AMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
341One-way
04:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h45 09:45PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
341One-way
11:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h25 04:10PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
341One-way

Bus schedule from Birmingham to Stansted

Showing buses for tomorrow, Tuesday, August 16
01:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h15 04:15AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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03:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station5h25 08:55AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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05:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h05 09:50AMLondon, Stansted Airport
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08:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h15 12:15PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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09:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h30 02:15PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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10:40AMBirmingham, Coach Station5h00 03:40PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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11:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h25 04:10PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
12:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h20 04:20PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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01:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h20 05:50PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h55 07:55PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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03:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h55 09:10PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
03:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h55 09:10PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
04:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h45 09:45PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
06:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h30 10:30PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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07:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h30 12:45AMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
08:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h55 01:55AMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
09:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station5h55 02:55AMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer

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Bus times from Birmingham to Stansted

Showing times and prices for Aug 16

Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m

Average

4 h 56 m

Buses per day

17

Distance

157 km

Of the 17 buses that leave Birmingham for Stansted every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
01:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h15 04:15AMLondon, Stansted Airport
0 transfers
511One-way
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05:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h05 09:50AMLondon, Stansted Airport
0 transfers
411One-way
08:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h15 12:15PMLondon, Stansted Airport
0 transfers
511One-way
01:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h20 05:50PMLondon, Stansted Airport
1 transfer
541One-way
12:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h20 04:20PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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401One-way

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Overview: Bus from Birmingham to Stansted

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$47 (€43)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Birmingham to Stansted cover the 97 miles (157 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $33 (€31), but the average price of bus tickets is $47 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Stansted, London Stansted Airport Coach Station.

Bus companies: National Express from Birmingham to Stansted

Find the best buses from Birmingham to Stansted with Omio's travel partners National Express from $33 (€31). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus from Birmingham to Stansted, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: $33

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.

Travel Tips: Bus to Stansted from Birmingham

Take the bus to Stansted 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 Stansted.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Stansted from Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from $33 (€31)  one way.
The Birmingham to Stansted bus ticket price is on average $47 (€43)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 97 miles (157 km)  between Birmingham and Stansted by bus.
While the time it takes to travel 97 miles (157 km) between Birmingham and Stansted can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Birmingham to Stansted bus journey time is on average 4 h 5 min.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Stansted, London Stansted Airport Coach Station.

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center of Birmingham. The most popular arrival bus station in Stansted, called Stansted, London Stansted Airport Coach Station, is located around 2.9 miles (4.6 km) away from its city center.

When taking a bus from Birmingham to Stansted, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Stansted. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service from Birmingham to Stansted and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with National Express. 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.
You can take the earliest bus from Birmingham to Stansted at 4: 45 AM   or take the last bus from Birmingham to Stansted leaving at 8: 00 PM. Look for the latest Birmingham to Stansted bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
If you buy the Birmingham to Stansted bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $47 (€43). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Birmingham and Stansted. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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