Plane flying from Stansted Airport

Stansted Airport to Birmingham

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 Stansted Airport to Birmingham 

Our transfers from Stansted Airport to Birmingham 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.

Stansted Airport to Birmingham journey information
Fastest journey time 3 hrs 20 mins
Cheapest price From £29.10 *
Distance (approx) 204km
No. of stops 5 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 00:45am/21:00pm

Our Stansted Airport to Birmingham 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:

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

Stansted Airport to Birmingham 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 Stansted Airport

Stansted has plenty of facilities waiting to greet you off the plane, including supermarkets, newsagents and more. There's also Wi-Fi, automated ticket machines and rest areas so if you do have a little time before your coach journey, you'll be plenty comfortable.

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

Arriving at 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.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Stansted Airport to Birmingham?

The first coach leaves Stansted Aiport at 0:45am, arriving at Birmingham Coach Station at 5:15am.

When is the last coach from Stansted Airport to Birmingham?

The last coach leaves Stansted Airport at 21:00pm, arriving at Birmingham Coach Station at 01:05am.

How much is the coach from Stansted to Birmingham?

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

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

Our fastest coach journeys from Stansted Airport to Birmingham take 3 hrs 20 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Stansted 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 £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 3 June 2024 for travel between 3 June 2024 - 30 September 2024.

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