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Birmingham to London Heathrow Airport

From £26.10 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 40 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 17 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 London Heathrow Airport

Our coaches travel from Birmingham to Heathrow Airport (terminals and coach station) up to 17 times a day to ensure you don't miss your flight, with one-way fares starting from £26.10*.

With regular, reliable services, low fares, and comfortable travel, you can travel in style for less.

Birmingham to Heathrow journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 40 mins
Cheapest price From £26.10 *
Distance (approx) 177km
No. of stops 1 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 0:15am/15:45pm

Our Birmingham to Heathrow services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

210 coach towards Gatwick

Our 210 service travels up to 8 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Birmingham Airport Bus Terminal
  • Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station
  • Warwick Parkway Rail Station
  • Oxford Bus Station
  • Oxford (Sandhills)
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Heathrow Airport (Terminal 5)

551 coach towards London

Our 551 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Birmingham Airport Bus Terminal
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station

707 coach towards Heathrow

Our 707 service travels up to 8 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Birmingham Airport Bus Terminal
  • Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station
  • Northampton (Victoria Street)
  • Northampton North Gate Bus Station
  • Northampton (Far Cotton)
  • Northampton (Queen Eleanor Interchange)
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Luton (Challney)
  • Luton Interchange
  • Luton Airport Bus Station
  • Hemel Hempstead (Bridge Street)
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Heathrow Airport (Terminal 5)

Travelling to Terminal 4 or 5? 

For more frequent coach services, search for Heathrow Airport London (Terminals 2, 3) in the blue Journey Planner above. You can then take the free Heathrow Express train in between terminals.

Birmingham to Heathrow route map

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 

Departing from Birmingham

Birmingham Coach Station is based in Digbeth: at the heart of the city centre and just an 8-minute walk from the Bullring Shopping Centre.

A taxi rank is directly outside the station, along with a bus stop, which is served by many routes into the city centre. New Street Rail Station is just a 10-minute walk away through the city centre.

Take a look at our Birmingham Coach Station facilities.

Arriving at Heathrow Airport

Our coaches from Birmingham Coach Station arrive at Heathrow Airport up to 17 times per day. At Heathrow, you will find many facilities to pass the time before travelling.

Facilities near to the stop include: a wide assortment of cafes, shops and restaurants, as well as rest areas, toilet facilities, cash machines and ticket machines.

Arrival and Departure information:

Terminal 2 & 3: Coaches arrive and depart from the Heathrow Central Bus Station.

Terminal 4: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 4.

Terminal 5: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 5.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Birmingham to Heathrow?

The first coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 0.15am, arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station at 4.15am.

When is the last coach from Birmingham to Heathrow?

The last coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 15.45pm, arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station at 19.05pm.

How much is the coach from Birmingham to Heathrow?

A one-way journey from Birmingham to Heathrow is available from £26.10*.

How long does the coach take from Birmingham to Heathrow?

Our fastest coach journeys from Birmingham to Heathrow take 2 hrs 40 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Birmingham to Heathrow?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 16 November 2022 for travel between 16 November 2022 and 15 March 2023.

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