Coaches to Birmingham

Liverpool to Birmingham coaches

From £12.50 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 20 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 5 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)

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 Liverpool to Birmingham

Looking to get to know the UK's second city for less? Our coaches are a great option, with fares starting from just £12.50*, a guaranteed seat, a generous luggage allowance and much more.

Plus, with our Coachcards, you can save 1/3 on our Standard and Fully flexible fares all year round too!

Liverpool to Birmingham journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 20 mins
Cheapest price From £12.50 *
Distance (approx) 193km
No. of stops 1 (other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 6:40am/11:35pm (from Liverpool One Bus Station)

Our Liverpool to Birmingham services and stops

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

423 coach towards London

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

  • Liverpool One Bus Station
  • Birkenhead
  • Chester
  • Stoke-On-Trent (Hanley)
  • Birmingham Coach Station

550 coach towards London

Our 550 service travels up to 3 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Liverpool One Bus Station
  • Liverpool Edge Lane Drive
  • Birmingham Coach Station

551 coach towards London

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

  • Liverpool One Bus Station
  • Birkenhead
  • Chester
  • Nantwich
  • Stoke-On-Trent (Hanley)
  • Birmingham Coach Station

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Departing from Liverpool One Bus Station

Liverpool One Bus Station is conveniently located in the city centre, a short walk into the One shopping complex or to the city's charming waterfront area.

For more information on the bus station, please visit our Liverpool One page.

Arriving at Birmingham Coach Station

Just a short walk from the Bullring and Grand Central, Birmingham Coach Station is the perfect place to land into the second city. Enjoy the city's shops, restaurants and cafes with ease or travel further afield with nearby rail transport and local buses stopping right outside the coach station.

Find out more at our Birmingham Coach Station facilities page.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Liverpool to Birmingham?

The first coach leaves from Liverpool One Bus Station at 6.40am, arriving at Birmingham Coach Station at 10.30am.

When is the last coach from Liverpool to Birmingham?

The last coach departs from Liverpool One Bus Station at 11.35pm, arriving at Birmingham Coach Station at 2.30am

How much is the coach from Liverpool to Birmingham?

A one-way journey from Liverpool to Birmingham is available from £12.50*.

How long does the coach take from Liverpool to Birmingham?

Coach journeys from Liverpool to Birmingham take on average 3 hrs. However, our fastest coach will arrive in 2 hrs 20 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Liverpool 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 17 November 2022 for travel between 17 November 2022 and 17 March 2023.

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