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Plane flying from Stansted Airport

Birmingham to Stansted

From £29.10 one-way*

Free Wi-Fi available onboard
Departures: up to 8 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 Stansted Airport

Our transfers from Birmingham to Stansted Airport operate up to 8 times a day, from £29.10 one-way* for the most cost-effective way to start your big trip in style.

With onboard Wi-Fi, comfortable leather seats, air conditioning, a generous luggage allowance and ample legroom, you can travel to the airport in style for less.

Birmingham to Stansted Airport journey information
Fastest journey time 3 hrs 15 mins
Cheapest price From £29.10 *
Distance (approx) 222km
No. of stops 2 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 1:00am/18:00pm

Our Birmingham to Stansted Airport services and stops

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

777 coach towards Stansted

Our 777 service travels up to 8 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Birmingham Airport
  • Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station
  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & Coach Station
  • Cambridge Parkside
  • Northampton North Gate Bus Station
  • Northampton (Far Cotton)
  • Northampton (Queen Eleanor Interchange)
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Luton (Challney)
  • Luton Interchange
  • Luton Airport Bus Station
  • Stansted Airport Coach Station

Birmingham to Stansted Airport route map


You can bring 1x large suitcase (or 2x medium cases) & 1x soft hand luggage item onboard 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, just round the corner from the city centre. An 8-minute walk will see you arrive from the Bullring Shopping Centre and the coach station is served by many regular bus routes, with a taxi rank directly outside the entrance.

Take a look at our Birmingham Coach Station facilities for more information.

Arriving at Stansted 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. Until then, Stansted is packed with facilities including supermarkets, newsagents, Wi-Fi, automated ticket machines, rest areas and more.

Take a look at our Stansted Airport facilities for more information.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Birmingham to Stansted?

The first coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 1.00am, arriving at Stansted Airport Coach Station at 4.15am.

When is the last coach from Birmingham to Stansted?

The last coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 18.00am, arriving at Stansted Airport Coach Station at 22.30pm.

How much is the coach from Birmingham to Stansted?

A one-way journey from Birmingham to Stansted Airport is available from £29.10*.

How long does the coach take from Birmingham to Stansted?

Our fastest coach journeys from Birmingham to Stansted Airport take 3 hrs 15 mins.

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

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 £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 2 July 2024 for travel between 2 July 2024 - 28 October 2024.

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