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Cheap bus tickets from Glasgow to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jul 16

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Glasgow to Birmingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Megabus
11:00AM7h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:30PMBirmingham
$271One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
10:30AM7h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:00PMBirmingham, Paradise Circus Queensway
$311One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
10:40PM6h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
04:45AMBirmingham, Paradise Circus Queensway
$381One-way
0 transfers
National Express
11:15AM8h20
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
07:35PMBirmingham, Coach Station
$401One-way
0 transfers
National Express
09:15AM6h45
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
04:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
$471One-way
0 transfers

Bus schedule from Glasgow to Birmingham

Showing buses for tomorrow, Tuesday, July 16
National Express
07:20AM11h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:25PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 transfers
National Express
09:15AM6h45
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
04:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 transfers
FlixBus
10:30AM7h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:00PMBirmingham, Paradise Circus Queensway
0 transfers
Megabus
11:00AM7h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:30PMBirmingham
0 transfers
National Express
11:15AM8h20
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
07:35PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 transfers
National Express
07:55PM10h50
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 transfers
FlixBus
10:40PM6h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
04:45AMBirmingham, Paradise Circus Queensway
0 transfers
National Express
11:00PM7h25
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:25AMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 transfers

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Bus times from Glasgow to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jul 16

Fastest Journey

6 h 5 m

Average

8 h 11 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

406 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Glasgow for Birmingham every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
FlixBus
10:40PM6h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
04:45AMBirmingham, Paradise Circus Queensway
$381One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
National Express
09:15AM6h45
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
04:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
$471One-way
0 transfers
National Express
11:00PM7h25
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:25AMBirmingham, Coach Station
$491One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
10:30AM7h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:00PMBirmingham, Paradise Circus Queensway
$311One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
11:00AM7h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:30PMBirmingham
$271One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Glasgow to Birmingham

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$33 (€29)
frequencyBus frequency3 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesNational Express, Megabus or FlixBus

Buses from Glasgow to Birmingham cover the 252 miles (406 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. 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 $17 (€14), but the average price of bus tickets is $33 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Bus companies: National Express, Megabus and FlixBus from Glasgow to Birmingham

You can travel by bus from Glasgow to Birmingham with National Express, Megabus and FlixBus for as low as $17 (€14). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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 Glasgow - Birmingham 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.

Glasgow to Birmingham bus information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: $21

FAQs: Bus from Glasgow to Birmingham

FAQs: Take the bus from Glasgow to Birmingham with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Glasgow to Birmingham can start from as little as $17 (€14) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Glasgow to Birmingham is $33 (€29); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Glasgow to Birmingham bus time is 6 h 5 min   covering the 252 mile (406 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Glasgow to Birmingham leaves at 9: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Glasgow to Birmingham leaves at 11: 00 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Glasgow to Birmingham without having to change trains with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. There is 1 direct bus from Glasgow to Birmingham each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Glasgow to Birmingham bus with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the trip to Birmingham from Glasgow as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Glasgow, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Hampden Park and Glasgow, Bothwell Street / Blythswood Street (University). When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your route in bus stations like Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Herald Rd (Birmingham Airport Coach Park) and Birmingham, Brunel Street.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Birmingham, Coach Station, located 2.2 miles (3.5 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Glasgow to Birmingham by bus is August.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Birmingham from Glasgow including taking a bus, train or flight.

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