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Birmingham to Gatwick

From £22.50 one-way*

Free Wi-Fi available onboard
Departures: up to 3 services per day
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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Birmingham to Gatwick

Leaving Birmingham and heading to Gatwick Airport? Make sure you take the most cost-effective means of travelling, our coach services. 

From just £22.50 one-way* you can rest in a guaranteed seat with plenty of legroom, enjoy free Wi-Fi and bring everything you want with a generous luggage allowance.

Start your big trip off the right way, book your coach tickets now in the journey planner above.

Please note: We are currently running a reduced network, with plans to add to it regularly as demand grows. Because of this, the information on this page may differ depending on your travel dates and any regional restrictions.

For the most up to date information on active services and more, please visit our Route Map page or our timetables page.

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Departing from Birmingham

Birmingham Coach Station is based in the heart of the city centre in Digbeth. Just a short walk from the Bullring and New Street and Moor Street train stations, arriving at the station couldn't be easier.

Plus, once onsite, you'll find plenty of facilities to ensure you're ready to begin your journey to the airport.

Find out more at our Birmingham coach station page.

Arriving at Gatwick Airport

To ensure a stress-free travel experience we recommend you get to the airport at least 3 hours before your scheduled flight departure time.

Gatwick Airport has a wide range of fantastic facilities to keep you entertained before your flight.

Less than five minutes from the terminal, you'll find newsagents, restaurants, and other shops including coffee shops, clothing, entertainment for the kids and much more.

Take a look at our Gatwick Airport facilities pages for more information:

Luggage

You can take two 20kg suitcases and one item of hand luggage per adult on our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.

View our luggage policy 

Birmingham to Gatwick Airport route stops

Popular stops are listed below. Please use the journey planner above to plan your trip.
  • Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  • Birmingham Airport (BHX), also for NEC
  • Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station
  • Warwick
  • High Wycombe Coachway, Handy Cross
  • Heathrow Airport London T2,3 (LHR)
  • Heathrow Airport London T5 (LHR)
  • Gatwick Airport London North (LGW)
  • Gatwick Airport London South (LGW)
Our safety measures

We have made a host of changes to the way we travel in order to keep our customers and staff safe, from enhanced cleaning to limited seating onboard.

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*Limited Availability. £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 10 Nov 2020 for travel between 10 Nov 2020 and 09 March 2021.

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