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Facts about coaches from Edinburgh to Birmingham

Compare all providers like National Express and FlixBus that travel 9 times every day by bus from Edinburgh to Birmingham in one click! Book your bus ticket from Edinburgh to Birmingham starting from £13!

Cheapest Bus £13
Fastest Bus 8h 10m
Earliest Coach 08:45
Latest Coach 21:10
Daily Bus Connections 9 Ø
Distance 394.6 km
Coach Companies National Express and FlixBus

Cheapest coach connections from Edinburgh to Birmingham

Every day, 9 buses from 2 coach companies leave Edinburgh for Birmingham: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 04/03/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 04/03
£23
Tuesday 05/03
£16
Wednesday 06/03
£16
Thursday 07/03
£16
Friday 08/03
£20
Saturday 09/03
£16
Sunday 10/03
£18
Monday 11/03
£19
Tuesday 12/03
£13
Wednesday 13/03
£15
Thursday 14/03
£15
Friday 15/03
£18
Saturday 16/03
£16
Sunday 17/03
£16
Monday 18/03
£16
Tuesday 19/03
£13
Wednesday 20/03
£15
Thursday 21/03
£13
Friday 22/03
£16
Saturday 23/03
£16
Sunday 24/03
£16
Monday 25/03
£20
Tuesday 26/03
£16
Wednesday 27/03
£18
Thursday 28/03
£18
Friday 29/03
£20
Saturday 30/03
£20
Sunday 31/03

The cheapest time to travel from Edinburgh to Birmingham

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Edinburgh to Birmingham, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £13, Tuesday is the cheapest day for a coach from Edinburgh to Birmingham. Friday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £20.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Edinburgh to Birmingham, with £13. Evening is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £20.

How to save money travelling from Edinburgh to Birmingham

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Edinburgh to Birmingham in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Edinburgh to Birmingham, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later coaches from Edinburgh to Birmingham are also emptier.

Compare all timetables for the bus from Edinburgh to Birmingham

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Edinburgh to Birmingham from various bus operators like National Express or FlixBus for the next days.
  • National Express
    9h 40m
    09:55
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    19:35
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £13
  • FlixBus
    8h 55m
    07:40
    Edinburgh
    Royal Highland Centre
    16:35
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £15
  • National Express
    9h 40m
    09:55
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    19:35
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £16
  • FlixBus
    8h 55m
    07:40
    Edinburgh
    Royal Highland Centre
    16:35
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £16
  • FlixBus
    11h 10m
    17:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    04:45
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £19
  • National Express
    9h 35m
    21:10
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    06:45
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £20
  • National Express
    9h 30m
    10:45
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    20:15
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £27
  • FlixBus
    13h 10m
    09:20
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    22:30
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £28
  • FlixBus
    12h 30m
    21:00
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    09:30
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £29
  • National Express
    9h 40m
    08:45
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    18:25
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £30
  • National Express
    9h 30m
    10:45
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    20:15
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £31
  • National Express
    9h 15m
    08:45
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    18:00
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £32
  • FlixBus
    13h 15m
    23:40
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    12:55
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £32
  • FlixBus
    11h 10m
    17:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    04:45
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £43

Other coach companies usually available for the Edinburgh - Birmingham route

Bus schedules change all the time. The following offers are not available anymore for buses from Edinburgh to Birmingham, but may come back in the future. Keep an eye on them!

  • Scottish Citylink
    9h 20m
    09:15
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    18:35
    Birmingham
    New Street
    Scottish Citylink
    Temporarily not available: last found 11/09/2023
    from £21
  • megabus
    10h 5m
    11:05
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    21:10
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Temporarily not available: last found 10/09/2023
    from £21

Frequency of bus connections between Edinburgh and Birmingham

See here how frequent the connections between Edinburgh and Birmingham are, during different times and days of the week.
Monday is the busiest day, with more than 9 daily coaches from Edinburgh to Birmingham. Monday has instead the fewest connections, with only 9 daily coaches between Edinburgh and Birmingham.
The busiest time of the day is the Morning, with 40 coaches from Edinburgh to Birmingham, while Afternoon sees the fewest connections between Edinburgh and Birmingham, with 7 offers.

Beloved bus companies from Edinburgh to Birmingham

These are the most booked bus companies between Edinburgh to Birmingham from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Edinburgh and Birmingham

The map below shows you where to find all the bus stations in Edinburgh and Birmingham.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Edinburgh to Birmingham

Want to know which seat classes are available on the coaches from Edinburgh to Birmingham? Or which bus companies serve the route Edinburgh to Birmingham? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Edinburgh to Birmingham bus

How much does a Edinburgh - Birmingham coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Edinburgh - Birmingham bus trip is available from £13 and takes 9h 40m. Compare offers and save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Edinburgh to Birmingham?

The connection Edinburgh to Birmingham is offered by 2 companies with ticket prices ranging from £13 to £45. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you will get the cheapest ticket price.

How many connections are available for the Edinburgh - Birmingham route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Edinburgh to Birmingham is offered by roughly 9 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Birmingham from Edinburgh take?

The quickest coach from Edinburgh to Birmingham is provided by FlixBus and takes 8h 10m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £16. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Edinburgh to Birmingham?

The earliest bus to Birmingham departs from Edinburgh at 08:45. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Edinburgh to Birmingham?

The latest bus to Birmingham departs from Edinburgh at 21:10. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the Edinburgh - Birmingham route?

Passengers looking to travel from Edinburgh to Birmingham can travel with National Express and FlixBus. Compare all available bus tickets with our search to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Birmingham?

You can check all the direct connections between Edinburgh and Birmingham by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: National Express and FlixBus.

What can I take with me on the bus to Birmingham from Edinburgh?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you are allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Edinburgh Birmingham bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Edinburgh Birmingham bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make travelling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Edinburgh to Birmingham on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Edinburgh to Birmingham

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

More bus routes from Edinburgh and Birmingham

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Edinburgh and from Birmingham. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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