The cheapest buses from Stansted to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Cheapest

$34

Average

$49

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.

Cheapest
10:35AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h30 03:05PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
$341One-way
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06:50PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h10 11:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
$341One-way
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02:05PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h45 06:50PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
$341One-way
Cheapest
06:05AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h30 10:35AMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
$341One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:00PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h05 01:05AMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
$401One-way

Timetable Stansted to Birmingham

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06:05AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h30 10:35AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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07:00AMLondon, Stansted Airport5h30 12:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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08:05AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h30 12:35PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
09:30AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h55 02:25PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
10:35AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h30 03:05PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
11:10AMLondon, Stansted Airport5h40 04:50PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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01:00PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h30 05:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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02:05PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h45 06:50PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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04:35PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h40 09:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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05:30PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h15 09:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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06:50PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h10 11:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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09:00PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h05 01:05AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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10:05PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h45 02:50AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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Mon
Sep 27
$79Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
Tue
Sep 28
$79Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Wed
Sep 29
$69Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Thu
Sep 30
$69Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Fri
Oct 1
$69Avanti West Coast
$33National Express
Sat
Oct 2
$52Cross Country
$25National Express
Sun
Oct 3
$50Avanti West Coast
$27National Express
Mon
Oct 4
$62Avanti West Coast
$30National Express
Tue
Oct 5
$62Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Wed
Oct 6
$58Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Thu
Oct 7
$58Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Fri
Oct 8
$58Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Sat
Oct 9
$50Avanti West Coast
$25National Express
Sun
Oct 10
$43Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Mon
Oct 11
$54Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Tue
Oct 12
$54Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Wed
Oct 13
$54Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Thu
Oct 14
$54Avanti West Coast
$25National Express
Fri
Oct 15
$54Avanti West Coast
$26National Express

The fastest buses from Stansted to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Fastest Journey

4 h 5 m

Average

4 h 40 m

Buses per day

13

Distance

157 km

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.

Fastest
09:00PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h05 01:05AMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
$401One-way
2nd Fastest
06:50PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h10 11:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
$341One-way
05:30PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h15 09:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
$431One-way
08:05AMLondon, Stansted Airport4h30 12:35PMBirmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
$611One-way
01:00PMLondon, Stansted Airport4h30 05:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
$461One-way

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Bus Information to Birmingham from Stansted

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$31 (€25)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational 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.

Bus companies

National Express between Stansted and Birmingham

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.

National Express

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:

  • 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 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.

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FAQs
How much do cheap buses between Stansted and Birmingham cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Birmingham from Stansted for as low as $25 (€20)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus to Birmingham from Stansted?
If you are looking to purchase your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Stansted to Birmingham bus to cost on average $31 (€25)  one way.
How far is it from Stansted to Birmingham by bus?
The bus distance from Stansted to Birmingham is around 97 miles (157 km).
How long is a bus between Stansted and Birmingham on average?
While the time it takes to travel 97 miles (157 km) to Birmingham from Stansted can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Stansted to Birmingham bus journey time is on average 4 h 10 min.
What station does the bus from Stansted to Birmingham depart from? Which Birmingham bus station do I come into from Stansted?

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.

Where is the bus station in Stansted to go to Birmingham? Where is the bus station in Birmingham located?

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.

Which bus providers can take me between Stansted and Birmingham?
For the best Stansted to Birmingham bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services between Stansted and Birmingham to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any nonstop bus services from Stansted to Birmingham?
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.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Stansted to Birmingham?
The earliest bus departing from Stansted to Birmingham leaves at 5: 05 AM. The last bus departing from Stansted to Birmingham leaves at 5: 50 PM. You can find the latest Stansted to Birmingham bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy bus tickets to Birmingham from Stansted for the best deals?
If you book a bus ticket from Stansted to Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $31 (€25) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Stansted to Birmingham are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Birmingham (Coach Station)
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