The cheapest buses from Southampton to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Cheapest

$19

Average

$36

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 Southampton to Birmingham will cost around $ 36 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 19.

Cheapest
07:00PMSouthampton, Coach Station6h10 01:10AMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
$191One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:50PMSouthampton, Coach Station6h25 12:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
$211One-way
11:50PMSouthampton, Coach Station10h45 10:35AMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
$241One-way
05:05PMSouthampton3h15 08:20PMBirmingham
0 changes
$261One-way
04:45PMSouthampton3h35 08:20PMBirmingham
0 changes
$261One-way

Timetable Southampton to Birmingham

Showing buses for tomorrow, Fri, Sep 24
05:00AMSouthampton, Coach Station7h30 12:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
05:45AMSouthampton, Coach Station6h50 12:35PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
07:00AMSouthampton, Coach Station6h25 01:25PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
09:40AMSouthampton4h15 01:55PMBirmingham
0 changes
10:00AMSouthampton3h55 01:55PMBirmingham
0 changes
10:25AMSouthampton, Coach Station3h35 02:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
12:05PMSouthampton, Coach Station6h45 06:50PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
02:20PMSouthampton4h40 07:00PMBirmingham
0 changes
02:50PMSouthampton4h10 07:00PMBirmingham
0 changes
03:55PMSouthampton, Coach Station3h20 07:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
04:45PMSouthampton3h35 08:20PMBirmingham
0 changes
05:05PMSouthampton3h15 08:20PMBirmingham
0 changes
05:50PMSouthampton, Coach Station6h25 12:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
07:00PMSouthampton, Coach Station6h10 01:10AMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
08:15PMSouthampton, Coach Station6h35 02:50AMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
11:50PMSouthampton, Coach Station10h45 10:35AMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes

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Thu
Sep 23
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$15National Express
Fri
Sep 24
$105Avanti West Coast
$20National Express
Sat
Sep 25
$66Cross Country
$18National Express
Sun
Sep 26
$66Cross Country
$14National Express
Mon
Sep 27
$66Cross Country
$14National Express
Tue
Sep 28
$52Cross Country
$14National Express
Wed
Sep 29
$52Cross Country
$14National Express
Thu
Sep 30
$51Cross Country
$20Megabus
Fri
Oct 1
$66Cross Country
$18National Express
Sat
Oct 2
$66Cross Country
$14National Express
Sun
Oct 3
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$23Megabus
Mon
Oct 4
$66Cross Country
$14National Express

The fastest buses from Southampton to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m

Average

5 h 30 m

Buses per day

16

Distance

179 km

Of the 16 buses that leave Southampton for Birmingham every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 179 km distance in an average of 5 h 30 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 15 m .

The slowest buses will take 10 h 45 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.

Fastest
05:05PMSouthampton3h15 08:20PMBirmingham
0 changes
$261One-way
2nd Fastest
03:55PMSouthampton, Coach Station3h20 07:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
$371One-way
10:25AMSouthampton, Coach Station3h35 02:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
$371One-way
04:45PMSouthampton3h35 08:20PMBirmingham
0 changes
$261One-way
10:00AMSouthampton3h55 01:55PMBirmingham
0 changes
$301One-way

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Bus Information between Southampton and Birmingham

distanceDistance110 miles (178 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$15 (€12)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Southampton to Birmingham cover the 110 miles (178 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $14 (€11), but the average price of bus tickets is $15 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Bus companies

National Express Southampton – Birmingham

Travel from Southampton to Birmingham from $14 (€11) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

National Express

Travel hassle-free between Southampton and Birmingham on a bus with National Express! Omio shows you National Express bus schedules and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest journey from Southampton to Birmingham. National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 110 miles (178 km) from Southampton to Birmingham on the bus and pay as low as $14 (€11) for a bus ticket.

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 Southampton - 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. So, book your cheap National Express bus ticket between Southampton and Birmingham on Omio today and enjoy your route!

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.

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Buses from Southampton to Birmingham
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FAQs
How much are cheap buses to Birmingham from Southampton?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Southampton to Birmingham buses for as little as $14 (€11)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket from Southampton to Birmingham?
The Southampton to Birmingham bus ticket price is on average $15 (€12)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How many miles is it from Southampton to Birmingham by bus?
You should expect to travel around 110 miles (178 km)  to Birmingham from Southampton by bus.
What is the Southampton to Birmingham bus travel time?
On average the Southampton to Birmingham bus travel time is 6 h 10 min  for the 110 miles (178 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure bus station in Southampton and arrival bus station in Birmingham?

Some of the Southampton bus stations to Birmingham you can start your journey from include Southampton, Coach Station, Southampton, Burgess Rd (Library) and Southampton, Southampton. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Birmingham include Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Southampton Central   and arriving in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Where do I find the Southampton bus station to Birmingham? Where is the Birmingham bus station?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Southampton Central, 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 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which bus companies can get me from Southampton to Birmingham?
If you're looking for buses from Southampton 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 Southampton to Birmingham route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first bus from Southampton to Birmingham? When can I take the last bus for the day?
The earliest bus departing from Southampton to Birmingham leaves at 6: 00 AM. The last bus departing from Southampton to Birmingham leaves at 10: 50 PM. You can find the latest Southampton to Birmingham bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase bus tickets from Southampton to Birmingham to score the best deals?
You can find buses to Birmingham from Southampton to cost on average $15 (€12) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Southampton to Birmingham bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Southampton
Birmingham
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Amenities
Southampton (Coach Station)
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Southampton University
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Southampton University, Burgess Rd
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Southampton, Cruise Ship Terminal
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