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Journey Information

Birmingham to London bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$4.11
Shortest duration2h 50m
Trips per day5
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Birmingham to London during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How much is a bus ticket from Birmingham to London?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $20.40 was the low point for bus fares from Birmingham to London. Buses from London to Birmingham are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $20.40 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 3 hours and 10 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, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Birmingham?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. 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 5 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 is one bus company that operates from Birmingham to London. 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 Express53h 10m$21.56

Book National Express from Birmingham to London from $4. There are 5 trips per day offered by National Express from Birmingham to London and you can expect on average to pay $22 for a National Express ticket to London. In Birmingham, National Express departs to London from National Express Station, In London, National Express arrives at Victoria Coach Station, An average trip on National Express from Birmingham to London takes 3 hours and 10 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to London in 2 hours and 50 minutes, On weekends, National Express offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $22 for a weekend trip to London.

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