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Lancaster, LAN to Birmingham bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$13.20
Shortest Duration4h 10m
Trips per day4
Bus lines2
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Lancaster-Birmingham Bus Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Lancaster to Birmingham?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $22.42 was the low point for bus fares from Lancaster to Birmingham. Buses from Birmingham to Lancaster are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $22.42 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 5 hours and 11 minutes to cover the 114 miles (184 kilometers) from Lancaster to Birmingham. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 10 minutes. 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 Lancaster to Birmingham 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 Lancaster?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Lancaster to Birmingham, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Lancaster to Birmingham every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Lancaster, LAN to Birmingham; ticket prices start at $22.20.

What bus companies travel from Lancaster to Birmingham?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Lancaster to Birmingham. Of these two services, National Express usually offers more choice, with 3 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Megabus14h 11m$13.20
National Express35h 32m$25.49

Where does the bus leave from in Lancaster?

Buses to Birmingham leave from multiple locations in Lancaster, Lancashire. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

  • Bus Station
  • Lancaster University

Where does the bus arrive in Birmingham?

Buses arrive in Birmingham at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Birmingham, Birmingham:

  • National Express Station
  • Brunel St
  • Hall Green Station

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