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 Stansted to Birmingham will cost around $ 49 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 34.
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Of the 13 buses that leave Stansted for Birmingham every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 157 km distance in an average of 4 h 40 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 5 m .
The slowest buses will take 5 h 40 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.
|Distance||97 miles (157 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 10 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$31 (€25)|
|Bus companies||National Express|
Buses from Stansted to Birmingham cover the 97 miles (157 km) long route taking on average 4 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 $25 (€20), but the average price of bus tickets is $31 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
National Express buses will get you between Stansted and Birmingham from $25 (€20). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
Travel hassle-free between Stansted 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 Stansted 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 97 miles (157 km) from Stansted to Birmingham on the bus and pay as low as $25 (€20) 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 Stansted - 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 Stansted and Birmingham on Omio today and enjoy your trip!
Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your bus tickets from Stansted to Birmingham due to the coronavirus:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are a few bus stations in Stansted to start your route from including Stansted, London Stansted Airport and London, Stansted Airport Coach Station. In Birmingham you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Stansted Airport and need to travel around 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Birmingham most often arrive at Birmingham, Coach Station and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this bus station to the city center.
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