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Bus Information from Galway to Birmingham

distanceDistance302 miles (487 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Galway to Birmingham cover the 302 miles (487 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Galway Railway Station and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Bus companies

National Express buses between Galway and Birmingham

Travel between Galway and Birmingham on National Express buses with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel from Galway to Birmingham? National Express is the UK’s leading bus company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express bus schedules and tickets available for the trip on Omio to find the best deals on buses between Galway and Birmingham. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 302 miles (487 km) between Galway and Birmingham.

All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Galway to Birmingham 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 splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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 Galway to Birmingham
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by bus between Galway, Ireland and Birmingham, United Kingdom allowed?

Travel between Galway, Ireland and Birmingham, United Kingdom by bus is: Fully open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from Ireland?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Galway?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 10/17/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Galway and Birmingham as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by bus to Galway, Ireland from Birmingham, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Birmingham to Galway is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Ireland from United Kingdom?

Reentry to Ireland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Ireland from Birmingham?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Galway, Ireland?

The government of Ireland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/15/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Galway from Birmingham here.

How many miles is it from Galway to Birmingham by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Galway and Birmingham by bus to be approximately 302 miles (487 km).
What is the departure bus station in Galway and arrival bus station in Birmingham?

When departing from Galway, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Galway, Coach Station, Galway, GMIT (Old Dublin Rd) and Galway, Bus Station. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your trip in bus stations like Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.

Omio customers book a bus from Galway Railway Station   to Birmingham, Coach Station   most frequently for this route.

Where is the bus station in Galway to go to Birmingham? Where is the bus station in Birmingham located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Galway Railway Station, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Galway.

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

What bus providers offer a service between Galway and Birmingham?
If you're looking for buses from Galway to Birmingham, you can rely on National Express to get you to Birmingham. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Galway to Birmingham route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey