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Journey Information

Birmingham to London bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$7.92
Shortest Duration2h 50m
Trips per day8
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Birmingham to London 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 London?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $14.32 was the low point for bus fares from Birmingham to London. Buses from London to Birmingham are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $14.32 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. You should book at least 21 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $3.90 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 28 minutes to cover the 101 miles (163 kilometers) from Birmingham, BIR to London, LND. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 50 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Birmingham?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Birmingham to London, 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 London every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Birmingham to London, City of without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Birmingham to London; ticket prices start at $9.10.

What bus companies travel from Birmingham to London?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Birmingham, Birmingham to London, London, City of. Of these two services, National Express usually offers more choice, with 7 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Megabus33h 16m$17.29
National Express73h 29m$17.24

Where does the bus leave from in Birmingham?

Most buses depart from the main station in Birmingham, Birmingham:

  • National Express Station
  • Hagley Rd W
  • Brunel St
  • Hagley Rd Five Ways

Where does the bus arrive in London?

All buses from Birmingham arrive at one main station in London, London, City of:

  • Victoria Coach Station

Price trends for buses from Birmingham to London

Monthly average prices

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