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Coaches to Birmingham

Luton Airport to Birmingham

From £20 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 10 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 8 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 Luton Airport to Birmingham

Whether you're on your way home from a trip or looking to explore a new city, our service from Luton Airport to Birmingham is convenient, comfortable and frequent.

Plus, some of our fastest services only take 2 hours 10 mins, so getting into the city centre couldn't be easier!

Luton Airport to Birmingham journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 10 mins
Cheapest price From £20 *
Distance (approx) 96km
No. of stops 3 (422 service, other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 0:35am/11:00pm

Our Luton Airport to Birmingham services and stops

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

422 coach towards Manchester

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

  • Luton Airport
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Coventry, Pool Meadow 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:

  • Luton Airport
  • 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 Luton Airport

Our coaches travelling from Luton Airport arrive in Birmingham up to 16 times a day, with plenty of room for your luggage and help from our drivers to unload it.

To pass the time until your coach leaves, Luton Airport is packed with facilities. Within a five-minute walk of the terminal, you'll find eateries, supermarkets, newsagents and more.

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

Arriving in Birmingham

Birmingham Coach Station is based in Digbeth, right in the city centre and just an 8 minute walk from the Bullring Shopping Centre and a 10 minute walk to New Street Station.

A taxi rank is directly outside the station, along with a bus stop for local travel.

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

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Luton Airport to Birmingham?

The first coach leaves from Luton Airport at 0.35am, arriving at Birmingham Coach Station at 2.50am.

When is the last coach from Luton Airport to Birmingham?

The last coach departs from Luton Airport at 11.00pm, arriving at Birmingham Coach Station at 1.50am

How much is the coach from Luton Airport to Birmingham?

A one-way journey from Luton Airport to Birmingham is available from £20*.

How long does the coach take from Luton Airport to Birmingham?

Coach journeys from Luton Airport to Birmingham take approximately 3 hrs. However, our fastest coach takes 2 hrs 10 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Luton Airport 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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