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Birmingham-Southampton Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Birmingham to Southampton bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$54.89
Fastest time6h 0m
Trips per day8
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Birmingham to Southampton right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Birmingham to Southampton?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $66.62 was the low point for bus fares from Birmingham to Southampton. Buses from Southampton to Birmingham are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $66.62 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 111 miles (178 kilometers) from Birmingham, BIR to Southampton, STH. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Birmingham to Southampton at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Birmingham?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00am. To see the times for all buses from Birmingham to Southampton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Birmingham to Southampton every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Birmingham to Southampton; ticket prices start at $78.14.

What bus companies travel from Birmingham to Southampton?

There is one bus company that operates from Birmingham to Southampton. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express86h 51m$66.62

Where does the bus leave from in Birmingham?

Birmingham, Birmingham has two bus stations with service to Southampton, Southampton:

  • National Express Station

Where does the bus arrive in Southampton?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Southampton, Southampton:

  • Southampton Coach Station
  • University of Sampton - Bus Stop

Price trends for buses from Birmingham to Southampton

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