Coaches to Birmingham

Coach from London to Birmingham

From £6.90 one-way*

Duration: 2hrs 25m (fastest)
Departures: up to 17 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 London to Birmingham in 2 hours 25 mins (fastest)

Our fastest coach from London Golders Green to Birmingham will get you there in just 2 hrs 25 mins, giving you more time to explore this spectacular city.

With coaches running frequently from early in the morning until late in the evening from £6.90 one-way* a National Express coach is never far away.

London to Birmingham journey information
Fastest journey time 2hrs 25 mins (from Golders Green)
Cheapest price from £6.90
Distance (approx) 191km
No. of stops 0 (fastest service, other services may vary)
First & last journey daily 7:30am/11:30pm (from London Victoria)

Our London to Birmingham services and stops

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

400 coach towards Wolverhampton

Our 400 service travels up to 10 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London Golders Green
  • Birmingham Coach Station

409 coach towards Aberystwyth

Our 409 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London Golders Green
  • Birmingham Coach Station

422 coach towards Manchester

Our 422 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London Golders Green
  • Luton Airport
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Coventry, Pool Meadow 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:

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

550 coach towards Liverpool

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

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London Finchley Road
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Birmingham Coach Station

590 coach towards Glasgow

Our 590 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London Golders Green
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Birmingham Coach Station

London to Birmingham route map

Departing from London Victoria Coach Station

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line.

A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes from the city centre.

Take a look at our London Victoria Station facilities.

Arriving at Birmingham Coach Station

Birmingham Coach Station is based in Digbeth, right in the city centre and just a few minutes walk from the Bullring and Grand Central.

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 and Moor Street rail stations are only a short walk away too.

Take a look at our Birmingham Coach Station facilities.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from London to Birmingham?

The first coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 7.30am, arriving at Birmingham Coach Station at 10.35am.

When is the last coach from London to Birmingham?

The last coach departs from London Victoria Coach Station at 11.30pm, arriving at Birmingham Coach Station at 2.50am

How much is the coach from London to Birmingham?

A one-way journey from London to Birmingham is available from £6.90*.

How long does the coach take from London to Birmingham?

Coach journeys from London Golders Green to Birmingham takes approximately 2 hrs 25 mins, and is our shortest journey.

What happens if I miss my coach from London 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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