The cheapest buses from Bristol to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Cheapest

$9

Average

$14

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 Bristol to Birmingham will cost around $ 14 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 9.

2nd Cheapest
12:15PMBristol, Marlborough Street2h00 02:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$91One-way
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10:30AMBristol, Marlborough Street2h00 12:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$91One-way
11:30AMBristol, Marlborough Street2h00 01:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$101One-way
05:30PMBristol, Marlborough Street2h40 08:10PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$101One-way
05:35AMBristol, Marlborough Street2h25 08:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$121One-way

Timetable Bristol to Birmingham

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05:35AMBristol, Marlborough Street2h25 08:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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07:00AMBristol, Marlborough Street2h30 09:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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07:00AMBristol, City Centre2h10 09:10AMBirmingham
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07:15AMBristol1h55 09:10AMBirmingham
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08:50AMBristol, City Centre2h10 11:00AMBirmingham
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09:00AMBristol, Marlborough Street2h00 11:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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10:30AMBristol, Marlborough Street2h00 12:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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11:30AMBristol, Marlborough Street2h00 01:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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11:50AMBristol, City Centre2h00 01:50PMBirmingham
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12:15PMBristol, Marlborough Street2h00 02:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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01:00PMBristol, Marlborough Street2h00 03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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02:30PMBristol, Marlborough Street2h30 05:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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03:10PMBristol, City Centre2h00 05:10PMBirmingham
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03:30PMBristol, Marlborough Street2h00 05:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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04:40PMBristol, City Centre2h10 06:50PMBirmingham
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04:55PMBristol1h55 06:50PMBirmingham
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05:30PMBristol, Marlborough Street2h40 08:10PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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07:25PMBristol, Marlborough Street1h55 09:20PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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Mon
Sep 27
$49Cross Country
$15National Express
Tue
Sep 28
$37Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$37Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$38Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$48Cross Country
$10Megabus
Sat
Oct 2
$48Cross Country
$8Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$48Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$47Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$37Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$37Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$38Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$48Cross Country
$4Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$48Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Sun
Oct 10
$48Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Mon
Oct 11
$47Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Tue
Oct 12
$37Cross Country
$4Flixbus
Wed
Oct 13
$37Cross Country
$4Flixbus
Thu
Oct 14
$37Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Fri
Oct 15
$48Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Sat
Oct 16
$47Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Sun
Oct 17
$48Cross Country
$5Flixbus

The fastest buses from Bristol to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

1 h 55 m

Average

2 h 7 m

Buses per day

18

Distance

124 km

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

These direct buses cover the 124 km distance in an average of 2 h 7 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 55 m .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 40 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
04:55PMBristol1h55 06:50PMBirmingham
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$141One-way
2nd Fastest
07:15AMBristol1h55 09:10AMBirmingham
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$181One-way
2nd Fastest
07:25PMBristol, Marlborough Street1h55 09:20PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$121One-way
11:30AMBristol, Marlborough Street2h00 01:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$101One-way
01:00PMBristol, Marlborough Street2h00 03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$121One-way

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Bus Information to Birmingham from Bristol

distanceDistance76 miles (123 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$7 (€6)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express or Megabus

Buses from Bristol to Birmingham cover the 76 miles (123 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $7 (€6), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $5 (€4). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Bus companies

National Express Bristol – Birmingham

Buy your official National Express bus tickets between Bristol and Birmingham from $5 (€4) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a bus between Bristol and Birmingham, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 76 miles (123 km) between Bristol and Birmingham and pay as low as $15 (€12) if you book in advance.

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 between Bristol and Birmingham, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule between Bristol and Birmingham, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap bus tickets on Omio today!

National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus from Bristol to Birmingham are the following:

  • 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.

Travel Tips

Buses from Bristol to Birmingham
Take the bus to Birmingham 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 Bristol to Birmingham.
FAQs
How much do cheap buses between Bristol and Birmingham cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between Bristol and Birmingham for as low as $5 (€4)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket to Birmingham from Bristol?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $7 (€6)  for a bus ticket from Bristol to Birmingham.
How many miles is it from Bristol to Birmingham by bus?
The Bristol to Birmingham bus distance is approximately 76 miles (123 km).
How many hours is the bus time from Bristol to Birmingham?
While the time it takes to travel 76 miles (123 km) between Bristol and Birmingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Bristol to Birmingham bus journey time is on average 1 h 50 min.
Which bus station from Bristol to Birmingham do I depart from? Which Birmingham bus station from Bristol do I arrive in?

There are a few bus stations in Bristol to start your trip from including Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, The Centre (c9). In Birmingham you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads   and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Where is the bus station in Bristol? Where is the bus station in Birmingham?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Bristol Temple Meads, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Bristol.

The most popular arrival bus station, Birmingham, Coach Station, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Birmingham.

Which bus companies can take me to Birmingham from Bristol?
For the best Bristol to Birmingham bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services between Bristol and Birmingham to compare what amenities they may offer.
Is there a direct bus from Bristol to Birmingham?
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Bristol to Birmingham on Omio with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus, 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 book your bus ticket.
When does the first bus depart from Bristol to Birmingham? When does the last bus depart from Bristol to Birmingham?
The earliest bus departing from Bristol to Birmingham leaves at 6: 00 AM. The last bus departing from Bristol to Birmingham leaves at 4: 30 PM. You can find the latest Bristol to Birmingham bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy bus tickets to Birmingham from Bristol for the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Bristol to Birmingham is on average $7 (€6) if you buy 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 from Bristol to Birmingham available a few months in advance.