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The Bullring, Birmingham

Heathrow to Birmingham

From £26.10 one-way*

Duration: 2hrs 40 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 13 services per day

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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)

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Coach from Heathrow to Birmingham

Coming home from the airport, or visiting England's second city? Our services from Heathrow to Birmingham are ideal for any traveller, with up to 13 services a day on our 210, 423 and 707 routes.

Our fastest service can get you to Birmingham in just 2 hours and 40 mins, and with fares starting at just £26.10 one-way*, it'd be hard to find a more cost-effective way to travel.

Heathrow to Birmingham journey information
Fastest journey time 2hrs 40 mins
Cheapest price From £26.10 *
Distance (approx) 237km
No. of stops 2 (423 service, other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 0:05am/9:55pm (from Heathrow Terminal 2)

Our Heathrow to Birmingham services and stops

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

210 coach towards Wolverhampton

Our 210 service travels up to 5 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Heathrow Airport London, Terminal 2
  • Oxford (Sandhills)
  • Oxford Bus Station
  • Birmingham Airport (BHX), also for NEC
  • Birmingham Coach Station

423 coach towards Liverpool

Our 423 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Heathrow Airport London, Terminal 2
  • Oxford Bus Station
  • Birmingham Airport (BHX), also for NEC
  • Birmingham Coach Station

707 coach towards Birmingham

Our 707 service travels up to 7 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Heathrow Airport London, Terminal 2
  • Hemel Hempstead
  • Luton Airport London
  • Luton (Interchange for town centre)
  • Luton, Challney (near Travelodge)
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Northampton (London Road A508
  • Northampton (Far Cotton)
  • Northampton (Town Centre)
  • Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station
  • Birmingham Airport (BHX), also for NEC
  • Birmingham Coach Station

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Departing from Heathrow Airport

After a long flight it's ideal to recharge your batteries, that's why Heathrow's three coach stations all have eateries, newsagents, coffee shops and more to help you unwind and prepare for the next leg of your journey.

You can find out more at our Heathrow Airport coach station page, Heathrow Central Bus Station (Terminals 2 & 3).

Arriving in 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 for more information.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Heathrow to Birmingham?

The first coach leaves from Heathrow Airport Terminal 2 at 0.05am, arriving at Birmingham Coach Station at 2.50am.

When is the last coach from Heathrow to Birmingham?

The last coach departs from Heathrow Airport Terminal 2 at 9.55pm, terminating at Birmingham Coach Station at 1.50am

How much is the coach from Heathrow to Birmingham?

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

How long does the coach take from Heathrow to Birmingham?

Coach journeys from Heathrow to Birmingham can take between 3 and 5 hours. However, our fastest coach takes 2 hours 40 mins.

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

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 10 January 2023 for travel between 10 January 2023 and 9 May 2023.

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