Stansted to Birmingham bus

Cheap bus tickets from Stansted to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Cheapest

32

Average

41

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

Cheapest
02:50PMLondon, Stansted Airport6h05 08:55PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
321One-way
Cheapest
02:20PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h45 07:05PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
321One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:50AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h45 10:35AMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
331One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:45PMLondon, Stansted Airport9h25 09:10AMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
331One-way
10:50AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h25 03:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
341One-way

Bus schedule from Stansted to Birmingham

Showing buses for tomorrow, Monday, January 30
12:45AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h30 05:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 transfers
03:05AMLondon, Stansted Airport6h05 09:10AMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
05:50AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h45 10:35AMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
05:55AMLondon, Stansted Airport5h35 11:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
08:00AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h35 12:35PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
09:30AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h30 02:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 transfers
10:50AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h25 03:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
11:30AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h30 04:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 transfers
11:50AMLondon, Stansted Airport5h50 05:40PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
01:30PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h30 06:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 transfers
02:20PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h45 07:05PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
02:50PMLondon, Stansted Airport6h05 08:55PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
03:25PMLondon, Stansted Airport5h35 09:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
04:50PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h30 09:20PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
05:30PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h15 09:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 transfers
06:55PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h35 11:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
09:00PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h05 01:05AMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 transfers
10:00PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h50 02:50AMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
11:45PMLondon, Stansted Airport9h25 09:10AMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer

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Bus times from Stansted to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

4 h 5 m

Average

5 h 7 m

Buses per day

19

Distance

157 km

Of the 19 buses that leave Stansted for Birmingham every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:00PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h05 01:05AMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 transfers
361One-way
2nd Fastest
05:30PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h15 09:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 transfers
451One-way
10:50AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h25 03:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 transfer
341One-way
11:30AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h30 04:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 transfers
361One-way
01:30PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h30 06:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 transfers
391One-way

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Overview: Bus from Stansted to Birmingham

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$36 (€31)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Stansted to Birmingham cover the 97 miles (157 km) long route taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $36 (€31), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $26 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Stansted, London Stansted Airport Coach Station and arrive in Birmingham, Brunel Street.

Bus providers: National Express from Stansted to Birmingham

For as little as $26 (€23) you can travel by bus between Stansted and Birmingham with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to Birmingham from Stansted, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    Buses from Stansted to Birmingham

    Birmingham is approximately 125 miles away from Stansted Airport. The journey by bus takes between 3 and 4.5 hours on average. Each day there are around 10 direct buses and 10 or more indirect buses available. A bus departs from Stansted almost every hour between 1:00 a.m. and midnight, with extra departures between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m., and also between 10:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. Buses travel between Stansted Airport and Birmingham Coach Station in the city center.

    Which bus companies travel from Stansted to Birmingham?

    The National Express bus company operates all buses between Stansted Airport and Birmingham. Whilst onboard, passengers can expect comfortable seating including ample leg room, power sockets for personal devices and access to WiFi.

    How long is the bus journey from Stansted to Birmingham?

    The fastest bus takes just under 3 hours, leaving Stansted Airport at 1:00 a.m. The average length of the journey is closer to 4-4.5 hours for direct buses, depending on the time of day and, therefore, the amount of traffic on the roads. Indirect buses usually take a total of around 5 hours, depending on where the change of bus is required.

    How many buses are there from Stansted to Birmingham?

    Buses depart from Stansted Airport from 1:00 a.m. through to just before midnight. There are buses scheduled every hour during the day and every two hours early in the morning and late at night. A total of 21 or 22 buses depart from Stansted for Birmingham every day of the week, approximately half of these routes are direct. Indirect bus routes require a change either at another airport or a station in the London area. A change of bus does not increase the total travel time significantly, often adding just 30 minutes in total.

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

    Departure station: All buses depart from Stansted Airport bus station which is located a two-minute walk from the airport terminal. The bus station has waiting areas, payphones, restroom, and a coffee shop.

    Arrival station: Birmingham Coach Station is the final destination for buses from Stansted Airport. The station is located on Mill Lane in the Digbeth area of the city, under a mile from the center. The bus station has phone charging points available, as well as WiFi, a coffee shop and waiting areas.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Birmingham from Stansted

    Travel Tips: 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 Stansted to Birmingham.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Stansted to Birmingham buses for as little as $26 (€23)  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Stansted to Birmingham bus to cost on average $36 (€31)  one way.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Stansted to Birmingham by bus to be approximately 97 miles (157 km).
    On average the Stansted to Birmingham bus time is 4 h 5 min  covering the 97 miles (157 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Stansted, London Stansted Airport Coach Station   and arrive in Birmingham, Brunel Street.

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Stansted, London Stansted Airport Coach Station, located approximately 5.2 miles (8.4 km) from the city center of Stansted. The most popular arrival bus station in Birmingham, called Birmingham, Brunel Street, is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from its city center.

    Take the Stansted to Birmingham bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the journey from Stansted to Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, you can look for direct buses from Stansted to Birmingham with National Express  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
    The price of a one way bus ticket from Stansted to Birmingham is on average $36 (€31) 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 route. In general, you can find bus tickets from Stansted to Birmingham available a few months in advance.
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