Cheap bus tickets from Sunderland to Birmingham

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Cheapest

$29

Average

$30

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 Sunderland to Birmingham will cost around $ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 29.

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10:05AMSunderland5h35 03:40PMBirmingham
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$291One-way
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04:10PMSunderland5h35 09:45PMBirmingham
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$291One-way
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08:20AMSunderland5h45 02:05PMBirmingham
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$291One-way
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01:05PMSunderland5h35 06:40PMBirmingham
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$291One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:15PMSunderland5h45 03:00AMBirmingham
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$331One-way

Bus schedule from Sunderland to Birmingham

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08:20AMSunderland5h45 02:05PMBirmingham
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10:05AMSunderland5h35 03:40PMBirmingham
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01:05PMSunderland5h35 06:40PMBirmingham
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04:10PMSunderland5h35 09:45PMBirmingham
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09:15PMSunderland5h45 03:00AMBirmingham
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Fri
Jan 28
$94Cross Country
$23National Express
Tue
Feb 1
$94Cross Country
$19Megabus
Wed
Feb 2
$94Cross Country
$19National Express

Bus times from Sunderland to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jan 28

Fastest Journey

5 h 35 m

Average

5 h 39 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

272 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Sunderland for Birmingham every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 272 km distance in an average of 5 h 39 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 35 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 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
10:05AMSunderland5h35 03:40PMBirmingham
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$291One-way
Fastest
04:10PMSunderland5h35 09:45PMBirmingham
0 changes
$291One-way
Fastest
01:05PMSunderland5h35 06:40PMBirmingham
0 changes
$291One-way
2nd Fastest
09:15PMSunderland5h45 03:00AMBirmingham
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$331One-way
2nd Fastest
08:20AMSunderland5h45 02:05PMBirmingham
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$291One-way

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Overview: Bus from Sunderland to Birmingham

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$21 (€18)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express or Megabus

Buses from Sunderland to Birmingham cover the 168 miles (271 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $21 (€18), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $19 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from Sunderland and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Bus companies: National Express from Sunderland to Birmingham

National Express buses will get you between Sunderland and Birmingham from $19 (€16). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. 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 Sunderland - 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.

  • Average Price: $19

These are National Express' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus between Sunderland and Birmingham:

  • 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.

Travel Tips: Bus to Birmingham from Sunderland

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FAQs

How much are cheap buses to Birmingham from Sunderland?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Sunderland to Birmingham buses for as little as $19 (€16)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a bus ticket between Sunderland and Birmingham?

If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Sunderland to Birmingham bus price to come in at an average of $21 (€18)  one way.

How far is it from Sunderland to Birmingham by bus?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Sunderland to Birmingham by bus to be approximately 168 miles (271 km).

What is the Sunderland to Birmingham bus travel time?

The bus time from Sunderland to Birmingham is on average 5 h 30 min  for the 168 miles (271 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Sunderland and Birmingham by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which bus station from Sunderland to Birmingham do I depart from? Which Birmingham bus station from Sunderland do I arrive in?

When departing from Sunderland, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Sunderland, Interchange, Sunderland, Fawcett Street and Sunderland, Stadium of Light. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your trip in bus stations like Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.

Omio customers book a bus from Sunderland   to Birmingham, Coach Station   most frequently for this route.

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

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Sunderland, is located 0.1 miles (116 m) from the city center of Sunderland.

The most popular arrival bus station, Birmingham, Coach Station, is located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city center of Birmingham.

Which bus providers can take me from Sunderland to Birmingham?

If you're looking for buses from Sunderland to Birmingham, you can rely on National Express or Megabus to get you to Birmingham. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Sunderland to Birmingham route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When does the first bus depart from Sunderland to Birmingham? When does the last bus depart from Sunderland to Birmingham?

You can take the first bus from Sunderland to Birmingham at 8: 30 AM. The last bus from Sunderland to Birmingham that you can take departs at 5: 05 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Sunderland to Birmingham schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from Sunderland to Birmingham to get the best deals?

If you buy the Sunderland to Birmingham bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $21 (€18). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Sunderland and Birmingham. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.