Clyde Arc, Glasgow

Coach from Birmingham to Glasgow

From £20.50 one-way*

Free Wi-Fi available onboard
Departures: up to 5 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 Birmingham to Glasgow

Take on Scotland for less with a comfortable coach journey to Glasgow. From just £20.50 one-way* you could be enjoying a guaranteed seat with plenty of legroom, adjustable air conditioning, a generous luggage allowance and free Wi-Fi, so arriving in Scotland will never feel quicker.

Book now using the blue journey planner above. An overnight service is available on this route.

Birmingham to Glasgow journey information
Fastest journey time 6 hrs 40 mins
Cheapest price From £20.50 *
Distance (approx) 531km
No. of stops 4 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 7:45am/23:00pm (from Birmingham Coach Station)

Our Birmingham to Glasgow services and stops

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

180 coach towards Glasgow

Our 180 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Birmingham Airport
  • Leicester
  • Nottingham, Station Street
  • Sheffield Interchange
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station
  • Edinburgh Bus Station
  • Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station

181 coach towards Glasgow

Our 181 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester Coach Station
  • Preston
  • Lancaster Bus Station
  • Carlisle
  • Hamilton Bus Station (Interchange)
  • Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station

182 coach towards Edinburgh

Our 182 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester Coach Station
  • Penrith
  • Carlisle
  • Hamilton Bus Station (Interchange)
  • Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station

183 coach towards Glasgow

Our 183 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Leicester
  • Nottingham, Station Street
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station
  • Edinburgh Bus Station
  • Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station

590 coach towards Glasgow

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

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Penrith
  • Carlisle
  • Hamilton Bus Station (Interchange)
  • Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station

Birmingham to Glasgow route map

Departing from 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 bus stop, which is served by many routes into the city centre, is based just outside the station. New Street and Moor Street rail stations are also only a short walk away too, should you be starting your journey from further afield. 

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

Arriving at Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station

Situated in the heart of the city centre, Buchanan Bus Station is the most central place to begin your adventure in Glasgow.

When you arrive, you'll find plenty of facilities for your comfort and to get you ready for your big city break.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Birmingham to Glasgow?

The first coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 7.45am, arriving at Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station at 15.50pm.

When is the last coach from Birmingham to Glasgow?

The last coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 23.00pm, arriving at Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station at 6.45am.

How much is the coach from Birmingham to Glasgow?

A one-way journey from Birmingham to Glasgow is available from £20.50*.

How long does the coach take from Birmingham to Glasgow?

Our fastest coach journey from Birmingham to Glasgow takes 6 hours and 40 mins. 

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

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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