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Bus Information between Ipswich and Birmingham

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$22 (€18)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Ipswich to Birmingham cover the 132 miles (213 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $22 (€18), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $21 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Ipswich and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Bus companies

National Express between Ipswich and Birmingham

You can travel by bus between Ipswich and Birmingham with National Express for as low as $21 (€17). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable bus ride between Ipswich and Birmingham with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance bus company. 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 at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express bus schedule for the Ipswich to Birmingham route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming route. You can take a bus with National Express for the 132 miles (213 km) journey between Ipswich and Birmingham with prices starting as low as $21 (€17). Select from three different ticket options: 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. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap bus from Ipswich to Birmingham on Omio today!

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

Bus to Birmingham from Ipswich
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 Ipswich to Birmingham.
What is the price of the cheapest bus from Ipswich to Birmingham?
Bus tickets to Birmingham from Ipswich for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $21 (€17)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket to Birmingham from Ipswich?
If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Ipswich to Birmingham bus price to come in at an average of $22 (€18)  one way.
What is the distance to Birmingham from Ipswich by bus?
The Ipswich to Birmingham bus distance is approximately 132 miles (213 km).
How long is the bus between Ipswich and Birmingham?
While the time it takes to travel 132 miles (213 km) between Ipswich and Birmingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Ipswich to Birmingham bus journey time is on average 7 h 50 min.
What station does the bus from Ipswich to Birmingham depart from? Which Birmingham bus station do I come into from Ipswich?

When taking a bus from Ipswich, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Ipswich, Copdock Interchange (Tesco), Ipswich, Tower Ramparts and Ipswich, Quadling Street (Cardinal Park Cinema). When you arrive in Birmingham, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Ipswich   to Birmingham, Coach Station.

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

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Ipswich, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center of Ipswich.

The most popular arrival bus station, Birmingham, Coach Station, is located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city center of Birmingham.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Ipswich to Birmingham?
For the trip from Ipswich to Birmingham you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to Birmingham from Ipswich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How far in advance should I book bus tickets to Birmingham from Ipswich for the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Ipswich to Birmingham is on average $22 (€18) if you book 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 providers offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets between Ipswich and Birmingham available a few months in advance.