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Timetable London to Birmingham

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12:10AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 32h25 02:35AMBirmingham, Airport
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12:10AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 32h50 03:00AMBirmingham
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07:30AMLondon3h05 10:35AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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08:00AMLondon3h00 11:00AMBirmingham
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08:30AMLondon2h55 11:25AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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09:00AMLondon3h05 12:05PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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10:30AMLondon2h55 01:25PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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11:30AMLondon2h55 02:25PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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12:00PMLondon3h05 03:05PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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01:30PMLondon2h55 04:25PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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03:00PMLondon3h05 06:05PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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03:30PMLondon3h05 06:35PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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04:30PMLondon3h05 07:35PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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04:30PMLondon3h00 07:30PMBirmingham
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05:10PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 32h20 07:30PMBirmingham
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06:00PMLondon3h00 09:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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06:30PMLondon3h00 09:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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07:00PMLondon2h55 09:55PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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08:00PMLondon3h00 11:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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09:30PMLondon2h45 12:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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11:30PMLondon3h30 03:00AMBirmingham
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11:30PMLondon3h05 02:35AMBirmingham, Airport
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11:30PMLondon3h20 02:50AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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The fastest buses from London to Birmingham

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Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

2 h 58 m

Buses per day

23

Distance

163 km

Of the 23 buses that leave London for Birmingham every day 23 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 163 km distance in an average of 2 h 58 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 30 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
05:10PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 32h20 07:30PMBirmingham
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$421One-way
12:10AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 32h25 02:35AMBirmingham, Airport
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$231One-way
09:30PMLondon2h45 12:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$141One-way
12:10AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 32h50 03:00AMBirmingham
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$231One-way
08:30AMLondon2h55 11:25AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$91One-way

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$20Megabus
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The cheapest buses from London to Birmingham

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Cheapest

$9

Average

$21

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 London to Birmingham will cost around $ 21 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 9.

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07:30AMLondon3h05 10:35AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$91One-way
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08:30AMLondon2h55 11:25AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$91One-way
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12:00PMLondon3h05 03:05PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$91One-way
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11:30AMLondon2h55 02:25PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$91One-way
10:30AMLondon2h55 01:25PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$111One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Birmingham Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
3 hours 39 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $7
Buses depart from:London
Bus arrives in:Birmingham
Distance:163 km
Bus Companies:Flixbus, National Express, Megabus
Bus companies

Bus from London to Birmingham with National Express

Find the best buses between London and Birmingham with Omio's travel partners National Express from $2 (€2). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel from London 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 journey on Omio to find the best deals on buses between London and Birmingham. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 100 miles (162 km) from London to 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 London 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.

National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between London and 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.

Buses from London to Birmingham

Making the journey by bus from London to Birmingham is a stress-free way of traveling the 126 miles between the two cities. There are up to ten or more departures a day every day of the week. All of these are direct and take between three and 3.5 hours depending on departure time and traffic conditions. The first bus leaves London Victoria Bus Station early in the morning. The last departure is late evening. All routes terminate at Birmingham Bus Station.

How long is the journey by bus from London to Birmingham?

All buses from London to Birmingham are direct, with journey times that vary from three hours to 3.5 hours. The slightly longer journey time is for departures in peak times.

How many buses are there from London to Birmingham?

There are up to ten buses from London to Birmingham every day of the week. All of these are direct. The first departure from London Victoria Bus Station is in the early morning, with the last bus leaving late in the evening.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from London to Birmingham?

Departure bus station: London Victoria Bus Station. This large and busy terminus in central London is just a short walk away from London Victoria Train Station as well as tourist attractions. Together, the train and bus station is part of Transport for London's network of local and suburban trains, underground services and local buses. Facilities at London Victoria Bus Station include a taxi rank, car parking, a left-luggage office, waiting areas with seating, a ticket office, automated ticket machines, bathrooms, charging points, cash points, and public payphones. There are also kiosk shops including a newsagent and a selection of cafés. Further facilities and services can be found in the streets surrounding the bus station and at Victoria Train Station. There are accessible bathrooms at the bus station and step-free access to most areas.

Arrival bus station: Birmingham Bus Station. This is located on Mill Lane and is a walk of approximately ten minutes from there to the Bullring Shopping center and Birmingham New Street Train Station. Birmingham's local transport network is made up of local trains and buses as well as a tram service. Among the facilities at Birmingham Bus Station are car parking, a taxi rank, a ticket office and automated ticket machines, waiting areas, bathrooms, charging points, WiFi, cash points, public payphones, shops and cafés. Services for the disabled and passengers with limited mobility include quiet spaces, accessible bathrooms, assistive listening and step-free access to all areas.

Which bus providers travel from London to Birmingham?

Buses from London to Birmingham are operated by National Express Bus Services. From its headquarters in Birmingham, the company provides a vast network of routes covering the whole of the United Kingdom.

National Express London to Birmingham

There are up to ten or more National Express buses from London to Birmingham every day of the week. This schedule runs throughout the year except for Christmas Day. All routes are direct with departures starting in the early morning and continuing until late evening. Journey times are between three hours and 3.5 hours.

London to Birmingham Bus: Services on Board

Only Standard tickets are available on routes from London to Birmingham but individual seats can be reserved. National Express operates a fleet of modern and comfortable buses with seats that have generous legroom and hand luggage space either underneath or in an overhead storage rack. Up to two suitcases per passenger (each weighing up to 20 kg) can also be stored in the hold of the Bus. For an extra cost, foldable bicycles can be carried in the hold as well. Facilities in the bus include air-conditioning or heating, power outlets (on some buses), WiFi and a toilet. While pets are not allowed on any National Express bus, certified service animals are welcome when traveling with their owners. There is space for one wheelchair at the front of the bus and an access lift on some newer bus models. The toilet, however, is not accessible to wheelchairs. The dedicated National Express Assisted Travel Team is always available online or by phone to offer advice and help.

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Buses from London 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 London to Birmingham.
FAQs
How much are cheap buses from London to Birmingham?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Birmingham from London for as low as $2 (€2)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket from London to Birmingham?
The London to Birmingham bus ticket price is on average $4 (€3)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is London to Birmingham by bus?
The bus distance from London to Birmingham is around 100 miles (162 km).
What is the London to Birmingham bus travel time?
The London to Birmingham bus duration is on average 2 h 15 min, which is to be expected when traveling 100 miles (162 km) from London to Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What station does the bus from London to Birmingham depart from? Which Birmingham bus station do I come into from London?

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

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

Passengers board the bus most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Birmingham, Coach Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which bus companies should I travel with from London to Birmingham?
Take the London to Birmingham bus with National Express or Infobus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route to Birmingham from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I book a direct bus from London to Birmingham?
Yes, there are direct buses from London to Birmingham, and you can find a direct bus for this journey with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
What are the first and last departure bus times from London to Birmingham?
The first London to Birmingham bus departs at 7: 30 AM   and the last bus from London to Birmingham leaves at 2: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from London to Birmingham on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy London to Birmingham bus tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this route and save money. If you buy bus tickets from London to Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $4 (€3) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from London to Birmingham a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Birmingham
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London Liverpool Street Stn
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City