As the second largest city in England and one of the main transport hubs of the West Midlands, Birmingham is very well connected by bus services. Most major cities in the UK have direct bus routes to Birmingham, including London, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Cardiff. There are are also plenty of buses travelling from a number of smaller cities and towns around the country. Both National Express and Megabus operate regular services, with buses to Birmingham running on a daily basis.
|Must Know||Birmingham has more canals than Venice and Amsterdam.|
|Get Around||Once in Birmingham, you wont find it difficult to manuvour the city with their extensive network of buses and trains called the Metrolink.|
|Save Money||Book in advanced to get the cheapest bus tickets|
|Which Company||National Express and Megabus are the two main bus companies in the UK and Birmignham Coach station is a major hub for both.|
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An average meal in a restaurant in Birmingham costs 10.3% less than in the rest of the country.
Prices in Birmingham are on average 7.8% lower than in the other cities in the United Kingdom.
Public transport in Birmingham costs around 2% less than the national average.
A night in a hotel in Birmingham is about 48.1% less expensive on average than in the rest of the United Kingdom.
The largest city in the West Midlands, Birmingham has reinvented itself in recent years. This multicultural, cosmopolitan city has a wealth of museums and galleries, in addition to boasting one of the largest canal networks in the UK. Birmingham's Bullring is one of the most famous shopping centres in the country and is home to the iconic Selfridges building, now regarded as one of the major symbols of the city's regeneration. The nightlife scene is well regarded, with most of the action centred on Broad Street.
Formerly known as Digbeth Coach Station, the main long-distance bus terminus in the city is now known simply as Birmingham Coach Station. Located in Mill Lane, Digbeth, the station is the site of the main headquarters of the National Express network. New Street railway station is located just under 1 mile away - about a 15 minute walk. There are a number of local bus routes which serve Birmingham Coach Station, many of which take less than 10 minutes to reach the city centre or the train stations at New Street and Moor Street.
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